Ivory has the hex code #FFFFF0. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 255, 240), which means it is composed of
34% red, 34% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:6 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Ivory has a hue of 60°, 6% saturation and a brightness value of 100%. 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.
Ivory is the color of the tusks of animals such as the elephant, boar and walrus. It is not pure white and has a bit of yellow in it. Included in the web colors list, Ivory can be used in HTML and CSS code with its name in addition to hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values.
The complement of Ivory is Alice Blue with the hex code #F0F0FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFFFF0 color is offered by #F0F0FF. 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.
The analogous colors of Ivory (#FFFFF0) are Ivory (#F8FFF0) and Floral White (#FFF8F0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Ivory with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Ivory (#FFFFF0) are #F0F8FF (Alice Blue) and #F8F0FF (Magnolia). 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.
Ivory triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #F0FFFF (Azure (Web Color)) and #FFF0FF (Magnolia) along with #FFFFF0 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Ivory has four colors - #F0FFFF (Azure (Web Color)), #F0F0FF (Alice Blue) and #FFF0F0 (Lavender Blush) in addition to the base color (#FFFFF0). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.
Ivory square color palette has #F0FFF8 (Mint Cream), #F0F0FF (Alice Blue) and #FFF0F8 (Lavender Blush). 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.
Ivory Color Rainbow Palette
Our Ivory rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.