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#FAFAD2 Hex Code

Color Name: Light Goldenrod Yellow

What is hex #FAFAD2 Color?

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The color name of hex code #FAFAD2 is Light Goldenrod Yellow. The RGB values are (250, 250, 210) which means it is composed of 35% red, 35% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:16 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, #FAFAD2 has a hue of 60°, 16% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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 #FAFAD2 Color Codes

Color NameLight Goldenrod Yellow
RGB Values(250, 250, 210)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 16%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 16%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFCC
Inverse Color#05052D [Cetacean Blue]
Closest Pantone®705 C
Closest RAL9010 [Pure white]
Complementary Color#D2D2FA [Lavender Blue]
#FAFAD2 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#EDEDED
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F6F6F6
Weighted Average (Luma)#F7F7F7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F3F3F3

Hex #FAFAD2 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FAFAD2. Complementary color is D2D2FA

Complementary Palette

The complement of #FAFAD2 is #D2D2FA which is called Lavender Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FAFAD2 color is offered by #D2D2FA. 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 (FAFAD2, E6FAD2 and FAE6D2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #FAFAD2 are #E6FAD2 and #FAE6D2, called Nyanza and Champagne, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #FAFAD2 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 (FAFAD2, D2E6FA and E6D2FA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #FAFAD2 are #D2E6FA (Azureish White) and #E6D2FA (Pale Lavender). 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 (FAFAD2, D2FAFA and FAD2FA)

Triadic Palette

#FAFAD2 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D2FAFA (Water) and #FAD2FA (Shampoo) along with #FAFAD2, 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 (FAFAD2, D2FAFA, D2D2FA and FAD2D2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #FAFAD2 has #D2FAFA (Water), #D2D2FA (Lavender Blue) and #FAD2D2 (Light Red). 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 (FAFAD2, D2FAE6, D2D2FA and FAD2E6)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #FAFAD2 contains #D2FAE6 (Aero Blue), #D2D2FA (Lavender Blue) and #FAD2E6 (Classic Rose). 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 #FAFAD2 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #FAFAD2 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 FAFAD2 Color


  • Transparent FBFBDBFBFBDB
  • Transparent FCFCE0FCFCE0
  • Transparent FCFCE4FCFCE4
  • Transparent FDFDE9FDFDE9
  • Transparent FDFDEDFDFDED
  • Transparent FEFEF2FEFEF2
  • Transparent FEFEF6FEFEF6
  • Transparent FFFFFBFFFFFB


  • Transparent E2E2C2E2E2C2
  • Transparent D5D5B9D5D5B9
  • Transparent C9C9B1C9C9B1
  • Transparent BDBDA9BDBDA9
  • Transparent B1B1A1B1B1A1
  • Transparent A5A599A5A599
  • Transparent 989890989890
  • Transparent 8C8C888C8C88


  • Transparent C8C8A8C8C8A8
  • Transparent AFAF93AFAF93
  • Transparent 96967E96967E
  • Transparent 7D7D697D7D69
  • Transparent 646454646454
  • Transparent 4B4B3F4B4B3F
  • Transparent 32322A32322A
  • Transparent 191915191915

#FAFAD2 Color Patterns

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    #FAFAD2 Houndstooth Pattern

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.