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Light Blue Gray Color

HEX #A3AABE / RGB (163, 170, 190)

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What is Light Blue Gray Color?

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Light Blue Gray has the hex code #A3AABE. The equivalent RGB values are (163, 170, 190), which means it is composed of 31% red, 33% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:14 M:11 Y:0 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Blue Gray has a hue of 224°, 14% 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.

Light Blue Gray (or Light Blue Grey) is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Light Blue Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#A3AABE
RGB Values(163, 170, 190)
CMYK Values(14%, 11%, 0%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(224°, 14%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#9999CC
Inverse Color#5C5541 [Umber]
Closest Pantone®7445 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#BEB7A3 [Silver Pink]
Light Blue Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#AEAEAE
Desaturated#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CECECE

Light Blue Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A3AABE. Complementary color is BEB7A3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Blue Gray is Silver Pink with the hex code #BEB7A3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A3AABE color is offered by #BEB7A3. 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.

A3AABE BEB7A3
Analogous color palette with (A3AABE, AAA3BE and A3B8BE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Blue Gray (#A3AABE) are Pastel Purple (#AAA3BE) and Cadet Blue (Crayola) (#A3B8BE). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Blue Gray 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.

A3AABE AAA3BE A3B8BE
Split Complementary color palette with (A3AABE, BEAAA3 and B8BEA3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Blue Gray (#A3AABE) are #BEAAA3 (Silver Pink) and #B8BEA3 (Laurel Green). 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.

A3AABE BEAAA3 B8BEA3
Triadic color palette with (A3AABE, BEA3AA and AABEA3)

Triadic Palette

Light Blue Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BEA3AA (Silver Pink) and #AABEA3 (Laurel Green) along with #A3AABE create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

A3AABE BEA3AA AABEA3
Tetradic color palette with (A3AABE, BEA3AA, BEB7A3 and A3BEB7)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Blue Gray has four colors - #BEA3AA (Silver Pink), #BEB7A3 (Silver Pink) and #A3BEB7 (Opal) in addition to the base color (#A3AABE). 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.

A3AABE BEA3AA BEB7A3 A3BEB7
Square color palette with (A3AABE, BEA3B8, BEB7A3 and A3BEAA)

Square Palette

Light Blue Gray square color palette has #BEA3B8 (Pastel Purple), #BEB7A3 (Silver Pink) and #A3BEAA (Cambridge Blue). 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.

A3AABE BEA3B8 BEB7A3 A3BEAA
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Light Blue Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Blue Gray 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.

A3AABE B3A3BE BEA3B2 BEABA3 BABEA3 A3BEA4 A3BEBB

Tints, Tones & Shades of Light Blue Gray Color

Tints

  • Transparent B5BBCBB5BBCB
  • Transparent BFC4D2BFC4D2
  • Transparent C8CCD8C8CCD8
  • Transparent D1D5DFD1D5DF
  • Transparent DADDE5DADDE5
  • Transparent E3E6ECE3E6EC
  • Transparent EDEEF2EDEEF2
  • Transparent F6F7F9F6F7F9

Tones

  • Transparent 9CA2B29CA2B2
  • Transparent 999DAB999DAB
  • Transparent 9599A59599A5
  • Transparent 92959F92959F
  • Transparent 8E91998E9199
  • Transparent 8B8D938B8D93
  • Transparent 87888C87888C
  • Transparent 848486848486

Shades

  • Transparent 828898828898
  • Transparent 727785727785
  • Transparent 626672626672
  • Transparent 52555F52555F
  • Transparent 41444C41444C
  • Transparent 313339313339
  • Transparent 212226212226
  • Transparent 101113101113

Light Blue Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Light Blue Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Light Blue Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Blue Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Blue Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Blue Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Blue Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Blue Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Blue Gray Plaid Pattern


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