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Platinum Color

HEX #E5E4E2 / RGB (229, 228, 226)

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What is Platinum Color?

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Platinum has the hex code #E5E4E2. The equivalent RGB values are (229, 228, 226), which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:1 K:10. In the HSV/HSB scale, Platinum has a hue of 40°, 1% saturation and a brightness value of 90%.
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.

Platinum 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 platinum 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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Platinum Color Codes

Hex Code#E5E4E2
RGB Values(229, 228, 226)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 1%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(40°, 1%, 90%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#1A1B1D [Eerie Black]
Closest Pantone®663 C
Closest RAL9003 [Signal white]
Complementary Color#E2E3E5 [Platinum]
Platinum Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#E4E4E4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E4E4E4
Weighted Average (Luma)#E4E4E4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EBEBEB

Platinum Color Palettes

Platinum is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of E5E4E2. Complementary color is E2E3E5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Platinum is Platinum with the hex code #E2E3E5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E5E4E2 color is offered by #E2E3E5. 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.

E5E4E2 E2E3E5
Analogous color palette with (E5E4E2, E5E5E2 and E5E3E2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Platinum (#E5E4E2) are Platinum (#E5E5E2) and Platinum (#E5E3E2). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Platinum 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.

E5E4E2 E5E5E2 E5E3E2
Split Complementary color palette with (E5E4E2, E2E5E5 and E3E2E5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Platinum (#E5E4E2) are #E2E5E5 (Platinum) and #E3E2E5 (Platinum). 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.

E5E4E2 E2E5E5 E3E2E5
Triadic color palette with (E5E4E2, E2E5E4 and E4E2E5)

Triadic Palette

Platinum triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E2E5E4 (Platinum) and #E4E2E5 (Platinum) along with #E5E4E2 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

E5E4E2 E2E5E4 E4E2E5
Tetradic color palette with (E5E4E2, E2E5E4, E2E3E5 and E5E2E3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Platinum has four colors - #E2E5E4 (Platinum), #E2E3E5 (Platinum) and #E5E2E3 (Platinum) in addition to the base color (#E5E4E2). 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.

E5E4E2 E2E5E4 E2E3E5 E5E2E3
Square color palette with (E5E4E2, E2E5E3, E2E3E5 and E5E2E5)

Square Palette

Platinum square color palette has #E2E5E3 (Platinum), #E2E3E5 (Platinum) and #E5E2E5 (Platinum). 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.

E5E4E2 E2E5E3 E2E3E5 E5E2E5
Rainbow color

Platinum Color Rainbow Palette

Our Platinum 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.

E5E4E2 E3E5E2 E2E5E3 E2E4E5 E2E2E5 E5E2E5 E5E2E3

Tints, Tones & Shades of Platinum Color


  • Transparent EAE9E8EAE9E8
  • Transparent EDECEBEDECEB
  • Transparent EFEFEEEFEFEE
  • Transparent F2F2F1F2F2F1
  • Transparent F5F4F3F5F4F3
  • Transparent F7F7F6F7F7F6
  • Transparent FAFAF9FAFAF9
  • Transparent FCFCFCFCFCFC


  • Transparent D1D0CED1D0CE
  • Transparent C7C6C5C7C6C5
  • Transparent BDBCBBBDBCBB
  • Transparent B3B2B1B3B2B1
  • Transparent A8A8A7A8A8A7
  • Transparent 9E9E9D9E9E9D
  • Transparent 949494949494
  • Transparent 8A8A8A8A8A8A


  • Transparent B7B6B5B7B6B5
  • Transparent A0A09EA0A09E
  • Transparent 898988898988
  • Transparent 737271737271
  • Transparent 5C5B5A5C5B5A
  • Transparent 454444454444
  • Transparent 2E2E2D2E2E2D
  • Transparent 171717171717

Platinum Color Patterns

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    Platinum Gingham Checks

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    Platinum Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Platinum Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Platinum Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Platinum Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Platinum Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Platinum Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Platinum Plaid Pattern

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