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Retro Pink Color

HEX #B48286 / RGB (180, 130, 134)

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What is Retro Pink Color?

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Retro Pink has the hex code #B48286. The equivalent RGB values are (180, 130, 134), which means it is composed of 41% red, 29% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:28 Y:26 K:29. In the HSV/HSB scale, Retro Pink has a hue of 355°, 28% saturation and a brightness value of 71%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 020 60 20, Retro Pink hex code is #B48286 with equivalent RGB (180, 130, 134). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Retro Pink's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Retro Pink Color Codes

Hex Code#B48286
RGB Values(180, 130, 134)
CMYK Values(0%, 28%, 26%, 29%)
HSV/HSB Values(355°, 28%, 71%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#4B7D79 [Hooker's Green]
Closest Pantone®5005 C
Closest RAL1019 [Grey beige]
Complementary Color#82B4B0 [Pewter Blue]
Retro Pink Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#949494
Weighted Average (Most Common)#919191
Weighted Average (Luma)#8D8D8D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BEBEBE

Retro Pink Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B48286. Complementary color is 82B4B0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Retro Pink is Pewter Blue with the hex code #82B4B0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B48286 color is offered by #82B4B0. 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 (B48286, B49782 and B4829F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Retro Pink (#B48286) are Pale Taupe (#B49782) and Opera Mauve (#B4829F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Retro Pink 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 (B48286, 82B497 and 829FB4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Retro Pink (#B48286) are #82B497 (Dark Sea Green) and #829FB4 (Weldon Blue). 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 (B48286, 86B482 and 8286B4)

Triadic Palette

Retro Pink triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #86B482 (Dark Sea Green) and #8286B4 (Cool Grey) along with #B48286 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 (B48286, 86B482, 82B4B0 and B082B4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Retro Pink has four colors - #86B482 (Dark Sea Green), #82B4B0 (Pewter Blue) and #B082B4 (African Violet) in addition to the base color (#B48286). 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 (B48286, 9FB482, 82B4B0 and 9782B4)

Square Palette

Retro Pink square color palette has #9FB482 (Olivine), #82B4B0 (Pewter Blue) and #9782B4 (Lavender Purple). 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

Retro Pink Color Rainbow Palette

Our Retro Pink 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Retro Pink Color


  • Transparent C39B9EC39B9E
  • Transparent CBA8AACBA8AA
  • Transparent D2B4B6D2B4B6
  • Transparent DAC1C3DAC1C3
  • Transparent E1CDCFE1CDCF
  • Transparent E9DADBE9DADB
  • Transparent F0E6E7F0E6E7
  • Transparent F8F3F3F8F3F3


  • Transparent AA8285AA8285
  • Transparent A48184A48184
  • Transparent 9F81849F8184
  • Transparent 9A81839A8183
  • Transparent 958182958182
  • Transparent 908182908182
  • Transparent 8A80818A8081
  • Transparent 858081858081


  • Transparent 90686B90686B
  • Transparent 7E5B5E7E5B5E
  • Transparent 6C4E506C4E50
  • Transparent 5A41435A4143
  • Transparent 483436483436
  • Transparent 362728362728
  • Transparent 241A1B241A1B
  • Transparent 120D0D120D0D

Retro Pink Color Patterns

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    Retro Pink Gingham Checks

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    Retro Pink Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Retro Pink Polka Dots Pattern

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    Retro Pink Honeycomb Pattern

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    Retro Pink Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Retro Pink Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Retro Pink Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Retro Pink Plaid Pattern

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