Muted Fawn

HEX #DBB18F / RGB (219, 177, 143)

Reindeer fawn illustration

What is Muted Fawn Color?

Muted Fawn (Hex code: DBB18F) Thumbnail

Muted Fawn has the hex code #DBB18F. The equivalent RGB values are (219, 177, 143), which means it is composed of 41% red, 33% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:19 Y:35 K:14. In the HSV/HSB scale, Muted Fawn has a hue of 27°, 35% saturation and a brightness value of 86%.
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.

Muted fawn is a gentle brownish orange color. It can be applied to web pages through HTML and/or CSS only with its hex, RGB and/or HSL color codes. Please note that the muted fawn CMYK color values displayed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Muted Fawn Color Codes

Hex Code#DBB18F
RGB Values(219, 177, 143)
CMYK Values(0%, 19%, 35%, 14%)
HSV/HSB Values(27°, 35%, 86%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#244E70 [Metallic Blue]
Closest Pantone®727 C
Closest RAL1001 [Beige]
Complementary Color#8FB9DB [Dark Sky Blue]
Muted Fawn Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BABABA
Weighted Average (Luma)#B7B7B7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D5D5D5

Muted Fawn Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DBB18F. Complementary color is 8FB9DB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Muted Fawn is Dark Sky Blue with the hex code #8FB9DB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DBB18F color is offered by #8FB9DB. 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 (DBB18F, DBD78F and DB8F93)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Muted Fawn (#DBB18F) are Medium Spring Bud (#DBD78F) and Ruddy Pink (#DB8F93). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Muted Fawn 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (DBB18F, 8FDBD7 and 8F93DB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Muted Fawn (#DBB18F) are #8FDBD7 (Pale Robin Egg Blue) and #8F93DB (Ceil). 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 (DBB18F, 8FDBB1 and B18FDB)

Triadic Palette

Muted Fawn triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8FDBB1 (Teal Deer) and #B18FDB (Lenurple) along with #DBB18F 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 (DBB18F, 8FDBB1, 8FB9DB and DB8FB9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Muted Fawn has four colors - #8FDBB1 (Teal Deer), #8FB9DB (Dark Sky Blue) and #DB8FB9 (Middle Purple) in addition to the base color (#DBB18F). 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.

Square color palette with (DBB18F, 93DB8F, 8FB9DB and D78FDB)

Square Palette

Muted Fawn square color palette has #93DB8F (Light Green), #8FB9DB (Dark Sky Blue) and #D78FDB (Medium Lavender Magenta). 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

Muted Fawn Color Rainbow Palette

Our Muted Fawn 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Muted Fawn Color


  • Transparent E2C1A5#E2C1A5
  • Transparent E6C8B1#E6C8B1
  • Transparent E9D0BC#E9D0BC
  • Transparent EDD8C7#EDD8C7
  • Transparent F1E0D2#F1E0D2
  • Transparent F4E8DD#F4E8DD
  • Transparent F8EFE9#F8EFE9
  • Transparent FBF7F4#FBF7F4


  • Transparent C9A78C#C9A78C
  • Transparent C0A28B#C0A28B
  • Transparent B79D89#B79D89
  • Transparent AE9988#AE9988
  • Transparent A49486#A49486
  • Transparent 9B8F85#9B8F85
  • Transparent 928A83#928A83
  • Transparent 898582#898582


  • Transparent AF8E72#AF8E72
  • Transparent 997C64#997C64
  • Transparent 836A56#836A56
  • Transparent 6E5948#6E5948
  • Transparent 584739#584739
  • Transparent 42352B#42352B
  • Transparent 2C231D#2C231D
  • Transparent 16120E#16120E

Muted Fawn Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Muted Fawn Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Muted Fawn Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Muted Fawn Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Muted Fawn Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Muted Fawn Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Muted Fawn Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Muted Fawn Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Muted Fawn Plaid Pattern

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