#ACAE87 Hex Code

Color Name: Sage

What is hex #ACAE87 Color?

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The color name of hex code #ACAE87 is Sage. The RGB values are (172, 174, 135) which means it is composed of 36% red, 36% green and 28% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:0 Y:22 K:32. In the HSV/HSB scale, #ACAE87 has a hue of 63°, 22% saturation and a brightness value of 68%.
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 #ACAE87 Color Codes

Color NameSage
RGB Values(172, 174, 135)
CMYK Values(1%, 0%, 22%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(63°, 22%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#535178 [Purple Navy]
Closest Pantone®452 C
Closest RAL7032 [Pebble grey]
Complementary Color#8987AE [Cool Grey]
#ACAE87 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A9A9A9
Weighted Average (Luma)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CFCFCF

Hex #ACAE87 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of ACAE87. Complementary color is 8987AE

Complementary Palette

The complement of #ACAE87 is #8987AE which is called Cool Grey. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #ACAE87 color is offered by #8987AE. 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 (ACAE87, 99AE87 and AE9D87)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #ACAE87 are #99AE87 and #AE9D87, called Dark Sea Green and Grullo, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #ACAE87 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 (ACAE87, 8799AE and 9D87AE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #ACAE87 are #8799AE (Cool Grey) and #9D87AE (Deep Amethyst). 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 (ACAE87, 87ACAE and AE87AC)

Triadic Palette

#ACAE87 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #87ACAE (Pewter Blue) and #AE87AC (Opera Mauve) along with #ACAE87, 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 (ACAE87, 87ACAE, 8987AE and AE8987)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #ACAE87 has #87ACAE (Pewter Blue), #8987AE (Cool Grey) and #AE8987 (English Lavender). 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 (ACAE87, 87AE9D, 8987AE and AE8799)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #ACAE87 contains #87AE9D (Morning Blue), #8987AE (Cool Grey) and #AE8799 (English Lavender). 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 #ACAE87 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #ACAE87 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.

#ACAE87 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - ACAE87

    Sage gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - ACAE87

    Sage vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - ACAE87

    Sage polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - ACAE87

    Sage honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - ACAE87

    Sage leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - ACAE87

    Sage houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - ACAE87

    Sage trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - ACAE87

    Sage 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.