Off White

HEX #F8F0E3 / RGB (248, 240, 227)

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What is Off White Color?

Off White (Hex code: F8F0E3) Thumbnail

Off White has the hex code #F8F0E3. The equivalent RGB values are (248, 240, 227), which means it is composed of 35% red, 34% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:3 Y:9 K:3. In the HSV/HSB scale, Off White has a hue of 37°, 8% saturation and a brightness value of 97%.
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.

Off white refers to any color close to, but not exactly white. Thus, colors like ivory and cream can be considered off-white. The color displayed on this page is just one example of an off white color. To apply it on web pages with HTML and/or CSS, use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

Off White Color Codes

Hex Code#F8F0E3
RGB Values(248, 240, 227)
CMYK Values(0%, 3%, 9%, 3%)
HSV/HSB Values(37°, 8%, 97%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFCC
Inverse Color#070F1C [Rich Black (FOGRA29)]
Closest Pantone®705 C
Closest RAL9010 [Pure white]
Complementary Color#E3EBF8 [Lavender (Web)]
Off White Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#EEEEEE
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F1F1F1
Weighted Average (Luma)#F1F1F1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F1F1F1

Off White Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F8F0E3. Complementary color is E3EBF8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Off White is Lavender (Web) with the hex code #E3EBF8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F8F0E3 color is offered by #E3EBF8. 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 (F8F0E3, F6F8E3 and F8E6E3)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Off White (#F8F0E3) are Beige (#F6F8E3) and Misty Rose (#F8E6E3). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Off White 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 (F8F0E3, E3F6F8 and E6E3F8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Off White (#F8F0E3) are #E3F6F8 (Bubbles) and #E6E3F8 (Lavender (Web)). 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 (F8F0E3, E3F8F0 and F0E3F8)

Triadic Palette

Off White triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E3F8F0 (Bright Gray) and #F0E3F8 (Lavender (Web)) along with #F8F0E3 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 (F8F0E3, E3F8F0, E3EBF8 and F8E3EB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Off White has four colors - #E3F8F0 (Bright Gray), #E3EBF8 (Lavender (Web)) and #F8E3EB (Piggy Pink) in addition to the base color (#F8F0E3). 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 (F8F0E3, E3F8E6, E3EBF8 and F8E3F6)

Square Palette

Off White square color palette has #E3F8E6 (Nyanza), #E3EBF8 (Lavender (Web)) and #F8E3F6 (Pink Lace). 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

Off White Color Rainbow Palette

Our Off White 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 Off White Color


  • Transparent F9F3E9#F9F3E9
  • Transparent FAF5EB#FAF5EB
  • Transparent FBF6EE#FBF6EE
  • Transparent FCF8F1#FCF8F1
  • Transparent FCF9F4#FCF9F4
  • Transparent FDFBF7#FDFBF7
  • Transparent FEFCF9#FEFCF9
  • Transparent FEFEFC#FEFEFC


  • Transparent E0DACF#E0DACF
  • Transparent D4CEC5#D4CEC5
  • Transparent C8C3BB#C8C3BB
  • Transparent BCB8B2#BCB8B2
  • Transparent B0ADA8#B0ADA8
  • Transparent A4A29E#A4A29E
  • Transparent 989694#989694
  • Transparent 8C8B8A#8C8B8A


  • Transparent C6C0B6#C6C0B6
  • Transparent AEA89F#AEA89F
  • Transparent 959088#959088
  • Transparent 7C7872#7C7872
  • Transparent 63605B#63605B
  • Transparent 4A4844#4A4844
  • Transparent 32302D#32302D
  • Transparent 191817#191817

Off White Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Off White Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Off White Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Off White Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Off White Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Off White Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Off White Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Off White Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Off White Plaid Pattern

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