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Vintage Aqua Color

HEX #6AB4C9 / RGB (106, 180, 201)

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What is Vintage Aqua Color?

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Vintage Aqua has the hex code #6AB4C9. The equivalent RGB values are (106, 180, 201), which means it is composed of 22% red, 37% green and 41% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:47 M:10 Y:0 K:21. In the HSV/HSB scale, Vintage Aqua has a hue of 193°, 47% saturation and a brightness value of 79%.
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.

Vintage Aqua is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the vintage aqua CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Vintage Aqua Color Codes

Hex Code#6AB4C9
RGB Values(106, 180, 201)
CMYK Values(47%, 10%, 0%, 21%)
HSV/HSB Values(193°, 47%, 79%)
Closest Web Safe#66CCCC
Inverse Color#954B36 [Chestnut]
Closest Pantone®7458 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#C97F6A [Copper (Crayola)]
Vintage Aqua Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Luma)#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CCCCCC

Vintage Aqua Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6AB4C9. Complementary color is C97F6A

Complementary Palette

The complement of Vintage Aqua is Copper (Crayola) with the hex code #C97F6A. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6AB4C9 color is offered by #C97F6A. 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 (6AB4C9, 6A85C9 and 6AC9AF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Vintage Aqua (#6AB4C9) are Silver Lake Blue (#6A85C9) and Medium Aquamarine (#6AC9AF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Vintage Aqua 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 (6AB4C9, C96A85 and C9AF6A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Vintage Aqua (#6AB4C9) are #C96A85 (Cinnamon Satin) and #C9AF6A (Dark Khaki). 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 (6AB4C9, C96AB4 and B4C96A)

Triadic Palette

Vintage Aqua triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C96AB4 (Sky Magenta) and #B4C96A (Middle Green Yellow) along with #6AB4C9 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 (6AB4C9, C96AB4, C97F6A and 6AC97F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Vintage Aqua has four colors - #C96AB4 (Sky Magenta), #C97F6A (Copper (Crayola)) and #6AC97F (Iguana Green) in addition to the base color (#6AB4C9). 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 (6AB4C9, AF6AC9, C97F6A and 85C96A)

Square Palette

Vintage Aqua square color palette has #AF6AC9 (Rich Lavender), #C97F6A (Copper (Crayola)) and #85C96A (Dollar Bill). 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

Vintage Aqua Color Rainbow Palette

Our Vintage Aqua 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 Vintage Aqua Color


  • Transparent 88C3D488C3D4
  • Transparent 97CBD997CBD9
  • Transparent A6D2DFA6D2DF
  • Transparent B5DAE4B5DAE4
  • Transparent C3E1E9C3E1E9
  • Transparent D2E9EFD2E9EF
  • Transparent E1F0F4E1F0F4
  • Transparent F0F8FAF0F8FA


  • Transparent 6EAABA6EAABA
  • Transparent 71A4B371A4B3
  • Transparent 739FAC739FAC
  • Transparent 759AA5759AA5
  • Transparent 77959D77959D
  • Transparent 799096799096
  • Transparent 7C8A8F7C8A8F
  • Transparent 7E85877E8587


  • Transparent 5590A15590A1
  • Transparent 4A7E8D4A7E8D
  • Transparent 406C79406C79
  • Transparent 355A65355A65
  • Transparent 2A48502A4850
  • Transparent 20363C20363C
  • Transparent 152428152428
  • Transparent 0B12140B1214

Vintage Aqua Color Patterns

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    Vintage Aqua Gingham Checks

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    Vintage Aqua Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Vintage Aqua Polka Dots Pattern

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    Vintage Aqua Honeycomb Pattern

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    Vintage Aqua Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vintage Aqua Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vintage Aqua Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vintage Aqua Plaid Pattern

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