Linen

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#faf0e6
RGB:
250, 240, 230
CMYK:
0, 4, 8, 2
HSL:
30°, 66.7%, 94.1%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Old Lace
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 705
in RAL Classic:
RAL 9010
in RAL Design:
RAL 010 92 05
in RAL Effect:
RAL 150-2
What color is Linen? What are the examples of Linen color in life?
2023-05-17 Snargl 3 minutes 52 seconds
# General # Design

What color is Linen?

Painting of a woman holding a basket of apples in a forest with a tree in the background and a bottle of wine in her hand
Woman with a bun in her hair and a flower in her hair is looking at the camera and is wearing a kimono
Two white vases are in a fabric bag with a cloth lining around them and a pair of silver spoons
Painting of a woman with a necklace and a crescent moon in the background with clouds and a building
Woman in a blue dress is standing in a street with flowers and buildings in the background and a sun shining through her eyes
Painting of a river with a bridge and mountains in the background and a sky with clouds above it
Computer screen with a bird on it and a monitor on fire in the background
Cat with blue eyes looking up at something in the distance with a blurry background of the image
Woman with a futuristic helmet and a dress on is looking out a window at a building and a clock
Clock with a shelf on top of it with a clock inside of it and a window in the background
Futuristic city with a giant clock tower and a lot of clouds and planets in the sky with a red light
Table with a glass of wine and a plate of strawberries on it with lights in the background
Woman wearing a dress and a necklace with a diamond on it's neck and a tiara
Close up of a tan fabric with a pink flower on it's side

Linen is a color that is named after the fabric made from flax fibers, which has been used by people for more than 30,000 years.

It is a bright, pale brownish shade of white with the hex code #FAF0E6, similar to colors such as seashell and old lace.

Linen is also a light grayish orange with a hue angle of 30 degrees, a saturation of 66.7% and a lightness of 94.1%.

All of these shades work beautifully together as they come from a natural, complementary palette.

To achieve pure white linen, the fabric has to be bleached.

Linen is a color that evokes a sense of simplicity, elegance and naturalness.

It is often used in home textiles, clothing and interior design to create a cozy, relaxed and inviting atmosphere.

Linen is also a versatile color that can match well with warm or cool tones, depending on the desired mood and style.

Linen is a color that celebrates the beauty and durability of one of the oldest and most sustainable fabrics in the world.

Example of the palette with the Linen color

Picture with primary colors of Bistre, Medium taupe, Turkish rose, Linen and Champagne
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 3007
RAL 7013
RAL 3014
RAL 9010
RAL 1014
RAL Design
RAL 080 20 10
RAL 030 30 20
RAL 030 60 20
RAL 010 92 05
RAL 085 90 30
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What are the examples of Linen color in life?

Robot with a huge head standing in front of a full moon and a mountain landscape with a castle
Small kitten on a window sill looking out the window at the camera man outside the window
Woman with a very large breast and wings on her chest
Painting of a girl with a halo and wings on her head and a dress on her body
Woman in front of a cup of coffee with a liquid pouring out of it's mouth
Painting of a cat in a field of flowers with a butterfly flying overhead in the background of a painting of a castle
Linen is a light beige color that resembles the natural hue of flax fibers.

It is a warm and neutral shade that can be found in many natural and artificial objects.

Here are some examples of linen color in life:
  • A linen shirt or dress that is comfortable and breathable in summer.

  • A linen tablecloth or napkin will add elegance and simplicity to the dining table.

  • Sofa or pillow made of linen will create a cozy and inviting atmosphere in the living room.

  • A linen curtain or blind that filters the sunlight and provides privacy in a bedroom.

  • Linen paper or envelope with a smooth and textured surface for writing or mailing.

  • Linen canvas or paint can gives a soft and natural look to an artwork.

  • A candle or soap made from linen that has a subtle and soothing fragrance.

  • Linen bag or basket, durable and versatile for storing or carrying items.

  • A linen flower or plant with delicate and graceful petals or leaves.

Example of the palette with the Linen color

Picture with primary colors of Linen, Persian orange, Medium carmine, Dark sienna and Arsenic
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 9010
RAL 3022
RAL 3031
RAL 3007
RAL 7016
RAL Design
RAL 010 92 05
RAL 050 60 50
RAL 040 40 60
RAL 080 20 10
RAL 000 25 00
RAL Effect
RAL 150-2
RAL 290-1
RAL 440-5
RAL 790-5
RAL 750-6
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