#A4C9CD Hex Code

Color Name: Pastel Blue

What is hex #A4C9CD Color?

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The color name of hex code #A4C9CD is Pastel Blue. The RGB values are (164, 201, 205) which means it is composed of 29% red, 35% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:20 M:2 Y:0 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A4C9CD has a hue of 186°, 20% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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.

Hex #A4C9CD Color Codes

Color NamePastel Blue
RGB Values(164, 201, 205)
CMYK Values(20%, 2%, 0%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(186°, 20%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#5B3632 [Royal Brown]
Closest Pantone®551 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#CDA8A4 [Silver Pink]
#A4C9CD Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BEBEBE
Desaturated#B9B9B9
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Luma)#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DADADA

Hex #A4C9CD Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A4C9CD. Complementary color is CDA8A4

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A4C9CD is #CDA8A4 which is called Silver Pink. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A4C9CD color is offered by #CDA8A4. 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 (A4C9CD, A4B5CD and A4CDBD)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A4C9CD are #A4B5CD and #A4CDBD, called Wild Blue Yonder and Opal, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A4C9CD 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 (A4C9CD, CDA4B5 and CDBDA4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A4C9CD are #CDA4B5 (Silver Pink) and #CDBDA4 (Dark Vanilla). 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 (A4C9CD, CDA4C9 and C9CDA4)

Triadic Palette

#A4C9CD triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CDA4C9 (Lilac) and #C9CDA4 (Dark Vanilla) along with #A4C9CD, 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 (A4C9CD, CDA4C9, CDA8A4 and A4CDA8)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A4C9CD has #CDA4C9 (Lilac), #CDA8A4 (Silver Pink) and #A4CDA8 (Cambridge Blue). 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 (A4C9CD, BDA4CD, CDA8A4 and B5CDA4)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A4C9CD contains #BDA4CD (Lilac), #CDA8A4 (Silver Pink) and #B5CDA4 (Light Moss Green). 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 #A4C9CD Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A4C9CD 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.

#A4C9CD Color Patterns

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    Pastel Blue Gingham Checks

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    Pastel Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Pastel Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Pastel Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Pastel Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Pastel Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Pastel Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Pastel Blue Plaid Pattern

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.