#A9BEAE Hex Code

Color Name: Cambridge Blue

What is hex #A9BEAE Color?

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The color name of hex code #A9BEAE is Cambridge Blue. The RGB values are (169, 190, 174) which means it is composed of 32% red, 36% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:11 M:0 Y:8 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A9BEAE has a hue of 134°, 11% saturation and a brightness value of 75%.
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 #A9BEAE Color Codes

Color NameCambridge Blue
RGB Values(169, 190, 174)
CMYK Values(11%, 0%, 8%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(134°, 11%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#99CC99
Inverse Color#564151 [Purple Taupe]
Closest Pantone®5585 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#BEA9B9 [Black Shadows]
#A9BEAE Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B2B2B2
Desaturated#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Luma)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D6D6D6

Hex #A9BEAE Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A9BEAE. Complementary color is BEA9B9

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A9BEAE is #BEA9B9 which is called Black Shadows. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A9BEAE color is offered by #BEA9B9. 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 (A9BEAE, A9BEB9 and AFBEA9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A9BEAE are #A9BEB9 and #AFBEA9, called Opal and Ash Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A9BEAE 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 (A9BEAE, B9A9BE and BEA9AF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A9BEAE are #B9A9BE (Black Shadows) and #BEA9AF (Black Shadows). 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 (A9BEAE, AEA9BE and BEAEA9)

Triadic Palette

#A9BEAE triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AEA9BE (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) and #BEAEA9 (Silver Pink) along with #A9BEAE, 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 (A9BEAE, AEA9BE, BEA9B9 and B9BEA9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A9BEAE has #AEA9BE (Cadet Blue (Crayola)), #BEA9B9 (Black Shadows) and #B9BEA9 (Ash Gray). 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 (A9BEAE, A9AFBE, BEA9B9 and BEB9A9)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A9BEAE contains #A9AFBE (Cadet Blue (Crayola)), #BEA9B9 (Black Shadows) and #BEB9A9 (Silver Pink). 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 #A9BEAE Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A9BEAE 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.

#A9BEAE Color Patterns

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    Cambridge Blue Gingham Checks

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    Cambridge Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Cambridge Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Cambridge 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.