Soft White

HEX #FBFAF5 / RGB (251, 250, 245)

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What is Soft White Color?

Soft White (Hex code: FBFAF5) Thumbnail

Soft White has the hex code #FBFAF5. The equivalent RGB values are (251, 250, 245), which means it is composed of 34% red, 34% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:2 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, Soft White has a hue of 50°, 2% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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.

Soft White Color Codes

Hex Code#FBFAF5
RGB Values(251, 250, 245)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 2%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(50°, 2%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFFF
Inverse Color#04050A [Vampire Black]
Closest Pantone®7436 C
Closest RAL9016 [Traffic white]
Complementary Color#F5F6FB [Ghost White]
Soft White Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#F9F9F9
Desaturated#F8F8F8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#FAFAFA
Weighted Average (Luma)#FAFAFA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F5F5F5

Soft White Color Palettes

Soft White is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of FBFAF5. Complementary color is F5F6FB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Soft White is Ghost White with the hex code #F5F6FB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FBFAF5 color is offered by #F5F6FB. 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 (FBFAF5, F9FBF5 and FBF7F5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Soft White (#FBFAF5) are Milk (#F9FBF5) and Cultured (#FBF7F5). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Soft 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 (FBFAF5, F5F9FB and F7F5FB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Soft White (#FBFAF5) are #F5F9FB (Ghost White) and #F7F5FB (Magnolia). 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 (FBFAF5, F5FBFA and FAF5FB)

Triadic Palette

Soft White triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #F5FBFA (Mint Cream) and #FAF5FB (Magnolia) along with #FBFAF5 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 (FBFAF5, F5FBFA, F5F6FB and FBF5F6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Soft White has four colors - #F5FBFA (Mint Cream), #F5F6FB (Ghost White) and #FBF5F6 (Cultured) in addition to the base color (#FBFAF5). 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 (FBFAF5, F5FBF7, F5F6FB and FBF5F9)

Square Palette

Soft White square color palette has #F5FBF7 (Mint Cream), #F5F6FB (Ghost White) and #FBF5F9 (Snow). 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

Soft White Color Rainbow Palette

Our Soft 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 Soft White Color

Tints

  • Transparent FCFBF7#FCFBF7
  • Transparent FCFCF8#FCFCF8
  • Transparent FDFCF9#FDFCF9
  • Transparent FDFDFA#FDFDFA
  • Transparent FDFDFB#FDFDFB
  • Transparent FEFEFC#FEFEFC
  • Transparent FEFEFD#FEFEFD
  • Transparent FFFFFE#FFFFFE

Tones

  • Transparent E2E2DE#E2E2DE
  • Transparent D6D5D2#D6D5D2
  • Transparent CAC9C6#CAC9C6
  • Transparent BEBDBB#BEBDBB
  • Transparent B1B1AF#B1B1AF
  • Transparent A5A5A3#A5A5A3
  • Transparent 999897#999897
  • Transparent 8C8C8C#8C8C8C

Shades

  • Transparent C9C8C4#C9C8C4
  • Transparent B0AFAC#B0AFAC
  • Transparent 979693#979693
  • Transparent 7E7D7B#7E7D7B
  • Transparent 646462#646462
  • Transparent 4B4B4A#4B4B4A
  • Transparent 323231#323231
  • Transparent 191919#191919

Soft White Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Soft White Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Soft White Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft White Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft White Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft White Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft White Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft White Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft White Plaid Pattern

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