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Silver Lining (Pantone) Color

HEX #BDB6AB / RGB (189, 182, 171)

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What is Silver Lining (Pantone) Color?

Silver Lining (Pantone) (Hex code: BDB6AB) Thumbnail

Silver Lining (Pantone) is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 14-4501 TCX. It is not part of the web color list and cannot be used in HTML and/or CSS code by name. The color can only be applied to a web page and digital creations with the hex code, RGB or HSL values.
Silver Lining (Pantone) color hex code is #BDB6AB and the RGB equivalent is (189, 182, 171). HSL, CMYK, RAL and other values are listed in the table. Please note that the RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

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Silver Lining (Pantone) Color Codes

Hex Code#BDB6AB
RGB Values(189, 182, 171)
CMYK Values(0%, 4%, 10%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(37°, 10%, 74%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#424954 [Outer Space]
Pantone®14-4501 TCX
Closest RAL7044 [Silk grey]
Complementary Color#ABB2BD [Cadet Blue (Crayola)]
Silver Lining (Pantone) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B7B7B7
Weighted Average (Luma)#B7B7B7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D5D5D5

Silver Lining (Pantone) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BDB6AB. Complementary color is ABB2BD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Silver Lining (Pantone) is Cadet Blue (Crayola) with the hex code #ABB2BD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BDB6AB color is offered by #ABB2BD. 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 (BDB6AB, BBBDAB and BDADAB)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Silver Lining (Pantone) (#BDB6AB) are Ash Gray (#BBBDAB) and Silver Pink (#BDADAB). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Silver Lining (Pantone) 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 (BDB6AB, ABBBBD and ADABBD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Silver Lining (Pantone) (#BDB6AB) are #ABBBBD (Opal) and #ADABBD (Cadet Blue (Crayola)). 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 (BDB6AB, ABBDB6 and B6ABBD)

Triadic Palette

Silver Lining (Pantone) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #ABBDB6 (Ash Gray) and #B6ABBD (Philippine Silver) along with #BDB6AB 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 (BDB6AB, ABBDB6, ABB2BD and BDABB2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Silver Lining (Pantone) has four colors - #ABBDB6 (Ash Gray), #ABB2BD (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) and #BDABB2 (Black Shadows) in addition to the base color (#BDB6AB). 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 (BDB6AB, ABBDAD, ABB2BD and BDABBB)

Square Palette

Silver Lining (Pantone) square color palette has #ABBDAD (Cambridge Blue), #ABB2BD (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) and #BDABBB (Black Shadows). 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

Silver Lining (Pantone) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Silver Lining (Pantone) 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 Silver Lining (Pantone) Color


  • Transparent CAC5BCCAC5BC
  • Transparent D1CCC4D1CCC4
  • Transparent D7D3CDD7D3CD
  • Transparent DEDBD5DEDBD5
  • Transparent E5E2DDE5E2DD
  • Transparent EBE9E6EBE9E6
  • Transparent F2F0EEF2F0EE
  • Transparent F8F8F7F8F8F7


  • Transparent B1ABA2B1ABA2
  • Transparent ABA69EABA69E
  • Transparent A5A09AA5A09A
  • Transparent 9F9B969F9B96
  • Transparent 989691989691
  • Transparent 92908D92908D
  • Transparent 8C8B898C8B89
  • Transparent 868584868584


  • Transparent 979289979289
  • Transparent 847F78847F78
  • Transparent 716D67716D67
  • Transparent 5F5B565F5B56
  • Transparent 4C49444C4944
  • Transparent 393733393733
  • Transparent 262422262422
  • Transparent 131211131211

Silver Lining (Pantone) Color Patterns

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    Silver Lining (Pantone) Gingham Checks

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    Silver Lining (Pantone) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Silver Lining (Pantone) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Silver Lining (Pantone) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Silver Lining (Pantone) Leaves Pattern

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    Silver Lining (Pantone) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Silver Lining (Pantone) Trellis Pattern

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    Silver Lining (Pantone) Plaid Pattern

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