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#EBCBB9 Hex Code

Color Name: Desert Sand

What is hex #EBCBB9 Color?

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The color name of hex code #EBCBB9 is Desert Sand. The RGB values are (235, 203, 185) which means it is composed of 38% red, 33% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:14 Y:21 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, #EBCBB9 has a hue of 22°, 21% saturation and a brightness value of 92%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

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Hex #EBCBB9 Color Codes

Color NameDesert Sand
RGB Values(235, 203, 185)
CMYK Values(0%, 14%, 21%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(22°, 21%, 92%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCCCC
Inverse Color#143446 [Yankees Blue]
Closest Pantone®489 C
Closest RAL1015 [Light ivory]
Complementary Color#B9D9EB [Beau Blue]
#EBCBB9 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D0D0D0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D3D3D3
Weighted Average (Luma)#D1D1D1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E2E2E2

Hex #EBCBB9 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EBCBB9. Complementary color is B9D9EB

Complementary Palette

The complement of #EBCBB9 is #B9D9EB which is called Beau Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EBCBB9 color is offered by #B9D9EB. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (EBCBB9, EBE4B9 and EBB9C0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #EBCBB9 are #EBE4B9 and #EBB9C0, called Dutch White and Cameo Pink, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #EBCBB9 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (EBCBB9, B9EBE4 and B9C0EB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #EBCBB9 are #B9EBE4 (Powder Blue) and #B9C0EB (Vodka). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (EBCBB9, B9EBCB and CBB9EB)

Triadic Palette

#EBCBB9 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B9EBCB (Magic Mint) and #CBB9EB (Vodka) along with #EBCBB9, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (EBCBB9, B9EBCB, B9D9EB and EBB9D9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #EBCBB9 has #B9EBCB (Magic Mint), #B9D9EB (Beau Blue) and #EBB9D9 (Thistle (Crayola)). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (EBCBB9, C0EBB9, B9D9EB and E4B9EB)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #EBCBB9 contains #C0EBB9 (Tea Green), #B9D9EB (Beau Blue) and #E4B9EB (Mauve). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Hex #EBCBB9 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #EBCBB9 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.


Tints, Tones & Shades of EBCBB9 Color


  • Transparent EFD5C7EFD5C7
  • Transparent F1DBCEF1DBCE
  • Transparent F3E0D5F3E0D5
  • Transparent F5E5DCF5E5DC
  • Transparent F7EAE3F7EAE3
  • Transparent F9EFEAF9EFEA
  • Transparent FBF5F1FBF5F1
  • Transparent FDFAF8FDFAF8


  • Transparent D6BCAED6BCAE
  • Transparent CBB5A8CBB5A8
  • Transparent C0ADA2C0ADA2
  • Transparent B6A69DB6A69D
  • Transparent AB9E97AB9E97
  • Transparent A09791A09791
  • Transparent 958F8B958F8B
  • Transparent 8B88868B8886


  • Transparent BCA294BCA294
  • Transparent A58E82A58E82
  • Transparent 8D7A6F8D7A6F
  • Transparent 76665D76665D
  • Transparent 5E514A5E514A
  • Transparent 473D38473D38
  • Transparent 2F29252F2925
  • Transparent 181413181413

#EBCBB9 Color Patterns

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    #EBCBB9 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #EBCBB9 Plaid Pattern

#EBCBB9 Color Interior Ideas

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