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Pastel Mocha Color

HEX #B3928A / RGB (179, 146, 138)

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What is Pastel Mocha Color?

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Pastel Mocha has the hex code #B3928A. The equivalent RGB values are (179, 146, 138), which means it is composed of 39% red, 32% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:18 Y:23 K:30. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pastel Mocha has a hue of 12°, 23% saturation and a brightness value of 70%.
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 Mocha 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Pastel Mocha CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Pastel Mocha Color Codes

Hex Code#B3928A
RGB Values(179, 146, 138)
CMYK Values(0%, 18%, 23%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(12°, 23%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#4C6D75 [Cadet]
Closest Pantone®7613 C
Closest RAL1019 [Grey beige]
Complementary Color#8AABB3 [Pewter Blue]
Pastel Mocha Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Luma)#989898
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C4C4C4

Pastel Mocha Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B3928A. Complementary color is 8AABB3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pastel Mocha is Pewter Blue with the hex code #8AABB3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B3928A color is offered by #8AABB3. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (B3928A, B3A78A and B38A97)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pastel Mocha (#B3928A) are Grullo (#B3A78A) and English Lavender (#B38A97). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pastel Mocha 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (B3928A, 8AB3A7 and 8A97B3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pastel Mocha (#B3928A) are #8AB3A7 (Pewter Blue) and #8A97B3 (Cool Grey). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (B3928A, 8AB392 and 928AB3)

Triadic Palette

Pastel Mocha triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8AB392 (Dark Sea Green) and #928AB3 (Cool Grey) along with #B3928A create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (B3928A, 8AB392, 8AABB3 and B38AAB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pastel Mocha has four colors - #8AB392 (Dark Sea Green), #8AABB3 (Pewter Blue) and #B38AAB (Opera Mauve) in addition to the base color (#B3928A). 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.

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Square color palette with (B3928A, 97B38A, 8AABB3 and A78AB3)

Square Palette

Pastel Mocha square color palette has #97B38A (Dark Sea Green), #8AABB3 (Pewter Blue) and #A78AB3 (Glossy Grape). 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.

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Rainbow color

Pastel Mocha Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pastel Mocha 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.

B3928A B1B38A 8EB38A 8AB3AA 8A99B3 9E8AB3 B38AA5

Tints, Tones & Shades of Pastel Mocha Color


  • Transparent C2A8A1C2A8A1
  • Transparent CAB3ADCAB3AD
  • Transparent D1BEB9D1BEB9
  • Transparent D9C9C5D9C9C5
  • Transparent E1D3D0E1D3D0
  • Transparent E8DEDCE8DEDC
  • Transparent F0E9E8F0E9E8
  • Transparent F7F4F3F7F4F3


  • Transparent A98E88A98E88
  • Transparent A48D87A48D87
  • Transparent 9F8B869F8B86
  • Transparent 9A89859A8985
  • Transparent 948784948784
  • Transparent 8F85838F8583
  • Transparent 8A84828A8482
  • Transparent 858281858281


  • Transparent 8F756E8F756E
  • Transparent 7D66617D6661
  • Transparent 6B58536B5853
  • Transparent 5A49455A4945
  • Transparent 483A37483A37
  • Transparent 362C29362C29
  • Transparent 241D1C241D1C
  • Transparent 120F0E120F0E

Pastel Mocha Color Patterns

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    Pastel Mocha Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pastel Mocha Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Mocha Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Mocha Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Mocha Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Mocha Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Mocha Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Mocha Plaid Pattern

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