Retro White

HEX #EDEAE2 / RGB (237, 234, 226)

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What is Retro White Color?

Retro White (Hex code: EDEAE2) Thumbnail

Retro White has the hex code #EDEAE2. The equivalent RGB values are (237, 234, 226), which means it is composed of 34% red, 34% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:5 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, Retro White has a hue of 44°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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.

Retro White color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, retro white can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

Retro White Color Codes

Hex Code#EDEAE2
RGB Values(237, 234, 226)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 5%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(44°, 5%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFCC
Inverse Color#12151D [Chinese Black]
Closest Pantone®663 C
Closest RAL9010 [Pure white]
Complementary Color#E2E5ED [Azureish White]
Retro White Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#E8E8E8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#EAEAEA
Weighted Average (Luma)#EAEAEA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EEEEEE

Retro White Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EDEAE2. Complementary color is E2E5ED

Complementary Palette

The complement of Retro White is Azureish White with the hex code #E2E5ED. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EDEAE2 color is offered by #E2E5ED. 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 (EDEAE2, EBEDE2 and EDE5E2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Retro White (#EDEAE2) are Alabaster (#EBEDE2) and Platinum (#EDE5E2). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Retro 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 (EDEAE2, E2EBED and E5E2ED)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Retro White (#EDEAE2) are #E2EBED (Bright Gray) and #E5E2ED (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.

Triadic color palette with (EDEAE2, E2EDEA and EAE2ED)

Triadic Palette

Retro White triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E2EDEA (Bright Gray) and #EAE2ED (Bright Gray) along with #EDEAE2 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 (EDEAE2, E2EDEA, E2E5ED and EDE2E5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Retro White has four colors - #E2EDEA (Bright Gray), #E2E5ED (Azureish White) and #EDE2E5 (Platinum) in addition to the base color (#EDEAE2). 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 (EDEAE2, E2EDE5, E2E5ED and EDE2EB)

Square Palette

Retro White square color palette has #E2EDE5 (Platinum), #E2E5ED (Azureish White) and #EDE2EB (Bright Gray). 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

Retro White Color Rainbow Palette

Our Retro 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 Retro White Color


  • Transparent F1EEE8#F1EEE8
  • Transparent F2F0EB#F2F0EB
  • Transparent F4F2EE#F4F2EE
  • Transparent F6F5F1#F6F5F1
  • Transparent F8F7F3#F8F7F3
  • Transparent FAF9F6#FAF9F6
  • Transparent FBFBF9#FBFBF9
  • Transparent FDFDFC#FDFDFC


  • Transparent D7D5CE#D7D5CE
  • Transparent CCCAC5#CCCAC5
  • Transparent C1C0BB#C1C0BB
  • Transparent B7B5B1#B7B5B1
  • Transparent ACAAA7#ACAAA7
  • Transparent A1A09D#A1A09D
  • Transparent 969594#969594
  • Transparent 8B8B8A#8B8B8A


  • Transparent BEBBB5#BEBBB5
  • Transparent A6A49E#A6A49E
  • Transparent 8E8C88#8E8C88
  • Transparent 777571#777571
  • Transparent 5F5E5A#5F5E5A
  • Transparent 474644#474644
  • Transparent 2F2F2D#2F2F2D
  • Transparent 181717#181717

Retro White Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Retro White Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Retro White Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Retro White Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Retro White Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Retro White Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Retro White Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Retro White Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Retro White Plaid Pattern

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