Pastel Grey has the hex code #CCCCC4. The equivalent RGB values are (204, 204, 196), 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:4 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pastel Grey has a hue of 60°, 4% saturation and a brightness value of 80%. 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.
Pastel Grey (or Pastel Gray) is not part of the web colors list and cannot be used in HTML and CSS by name. It can however be applied with its hex, RGB or HSB codes. Please also note that the pastel grey color CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.
Pastel Grey is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
The complement of Pastel Grey is Lavender Gray with the hex code #C4C4CC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CCCCC4 color is offered by #C4C4CC. 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 Pastel Grey (#CCCCC4) are Pastel Gray (#C8CCC4) and Pastel Gray (#CCC8C4). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pastel Grey 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 Pastel Grey (#CCCCC4) are #C4C8CC (Lavender Gray) and #C8C4CC (Lavender Gray). 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.
Pastel Grey triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C4CCCC (Chinese Silver) and #CCC4CC (Chinese Silver) along with #CCCCC4 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 Pastel Grey has four colors - #C4CCCC (Chinese Silver), #C4C4CC (Lavender Gray) and #CCC4C4 (Pale Silver) in addition to the base color (#CCCCC4). 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.
Pastel Grey square color palette has #C4CCC8 (Chinese Silver), #C4C4CC (Lavender Gray) and #CCC4C8 (Chinese Silver). 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.
Pastel Grey Color Rainbow Palette
Our Pastel Grey 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.