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Smoke Gray Color

HEX #CEBBA8 / RGB (206, 187, 168)

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What is Smoke Gray Color?

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Smoke Gray comes from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list and has the PMS number 14-1209 TCX. It is not included in the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. Smoke Gray color hex code is #CEBBA8 with RGB equivalent (206, 187, 168). It can be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
The CMYK values of this color are not available on the Pantone web site and the ones listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code.

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Smoke Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#CEBBA8
RGB Values(206, 187, 168)
CMYK Values(0%, 9%, 19%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(30°, 18%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#314457 [Charcoal]
Pantone®14-1209 TCX
Closest RAL1014 [Ivory]
Complementary Color#A8BBCE [Pastel Blue]
Smoke Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BFBFBF
Weighted Average (Luma)#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D8D8D8

Smoke Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CEBBA8. Complementary color is A8BBCE

Complementary Palette

The complement of Smoke Gray is Pastel Blue with the hex code #A8BBCE. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CEBBA8 color is offered by #A8BBCE. 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 (CEBBA8, CECEA8 and CEA8A8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Smoke Gray (#CEBBA8) are Dark Vanilla (#CECEA8) and Silver Pink (#CEA8A8). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Smoke Gray 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 (CEBBA8, A8CECE and A8A8CE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Smoke Gray (#CEBBA8) are #A8CECE (Pastel Blue) and #A8A8CE (Wild Blue Yonder). 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 (CEBBA8, A8CEBB and BBA8CE)

Triadic Palette

Smoke Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A8CEBB (Opal) and #BBA8CE (Lilac) along with #CEBBA8 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 (CEBBA8, A8CEBB, A8BBCE and CEA8BB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Smoke Gray has four colors - #A8CEBB (Opal), #A8BBCE (Pastel Blue) and #CEA8BB (Lilac) in addition to the base color (#CEBBA8). 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 (CEBBA8, A8CEA8, A8BBCE and CEA8CE)

Square Palette

Smoke Gray square color palette has #A8CEA8 (Cambridge Blue), #A8BBCE (Pastel Blue) and #CEA8CE (Lilac). 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

Smoke Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Smoke Gray 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 Smoke Gray Color


  • Transparent D8C9B9D8C9B9
  • Transparent DDCFC2DDCFC2
  • Transparent E2D6CBE2D6CB
  • Transparent E7DDD4E7DDD4
  • Transparent EBE4DCEBE4DC
  • Transparent F0EBE5F0EBE5
  • Transparent F5F1EEF5F1EE
  • Transparent FAF8F6FAF8F6


  • Transparent BEAFA0BEAFA0
  • Transparent B7A99CB7A99C
  • Transparent AFA398AFA398
  • Transparent A79E94A79E94
  • Transparent 9F98909F9890
  • Transparent 97928C97928C
  • Transparent 908C88908C88
  • Transparent 888684888684


  • Transparent A59686A59686
  • Transparent 908376908376
  • Transparent 7C70657C7065
  • Transparent 675E54675E54
  • Transparent 524B43524B43
  • Transparent 3E38323E3832
  • Transparent 292522292522
  • Transparent 151311151311

Smoke Gray Color Patterns

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    Smoke Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Smoke Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smoke Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smoke Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smoke Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smoke Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smoke Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smoke Gray Plaid Pattern

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