White Base

HEX #FAFDFD / RGB (250, 253, 253)

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What is White Base Color?

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White Base has the hex code #FAFDFD. The equivalent RGB values are (250, 253, 253), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:0 Y:0 K:1. In the HSV/HSB scale, White Base has a hue of 180°, 1% saturation and a brightness value of 99%.
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.

White base is not a web color. It can only be used in HTML and CSS with the hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values.

White Base Color Codes

RGB Values(250, 253, 253)
CMYK Values(1%, 0%, 0%, 1%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 1%, 99%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFFF
Inverse Color#050202 [Rich Black (FOGRA39)]
Closest Pantone®656 C
Closest RAL9016 [Traffic white]
Complementary Color#FDFAFA [Snow]
White Base Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#FCFCFC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#FCFCFC
Weighted Average (Luma)#FCFCFC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F6F6F6

White Base Color Palettes

White Base is too light to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of FAFDFD. Complementary color is FDFAFA

Complementary Palette

The complement of White Base is Snow with the hex code #FDFAFA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FAFDFD color is offered by #FDFAFA. 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 (FAFDFD, FAFCFD and FAFDFC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of White Base (#FAFDFD) are Ghost White (#FAFCFD) and Lotion (#FAFDFC). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of White Base 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 (FAFDFD, FDFAFC and FDFCFA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of White Base (#FAFDFD) are #FDFAFC (Snow) and #FDFCFA (Lotion). 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 (FAFDFD, FDFAFD and FDFDFA)

Triadic Palette

White Base triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FDFAFD (Snow) and #FDFDFA (Lotion) along with #FAFDFD 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 (FAFDFD, FDFAFD, FDFAFA and FAFDFA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of White Base has four colors - #FDFAFD (Snow), #FDFAFA (Snow) and #FAFDFA (Lotion) in addition to the base color (#FAFDFD). 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 (FAFDFD, FCFAFD, FDFAFA and FCFDFA)

Square Palette

White Base square color palette has #FCFAFD (Snow), #FDFAFA (Snow) and #FCFDFA (Lotion). 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

White Base Color Rainbow Palette

Our White Base 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 White Base Color


  • Transparent FBFDFD#FBFDFD
  • Transparent FCFEFE#FCFEFE
  • Transparent FCFEFE#FCFEFE
  • Transparent FDFEFE#FDFEFE
  • Transparent FDFEFE#FDFEFE
  • Transparent FEFEFE#FEFEFE
  • Transparent FEFFFF#FEFFFF
  • Transparent FFFFFF#FFFFFF


  • Transparent E2E4E4#E2E4E4
  • Transparent D5D8D8#D5D8D8
  • Transparent C9CBCB#C9CBCB
  • Transparent BDBFBF#BDBFBF
  • Transparent B1B2B2#B1B2B2
  • Transparent A5A6A6#A5A6A6
  • Transparent 989999#989999
  • Transparent 8C8D8D#8C8D8D


  • Transparent C8CACA#C8CACA
  • Transparent AFB1B1#AFB1B1
  • Transparent 969898#969898
  • Transparent 7D7F7F#7D7F7F
  • Transparent 646565#646565
  • Transparent 4B4C4C#4B4C4C
  • Transparent 323333#323333
  • Transparent 191919#191919

White Base Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    White Base Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    White Base Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    White Base Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    White Base Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    White Base Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    White Base Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    White Base Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    White Base Plaid Pattern

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