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Anchor Gray Color

HEX #555960 / RGB (85, 89, 96)

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What is Anchor Gray Color?

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Anchor Gray has the hex code #555960. The equivalent RGB values are (85, 89, 96), which means it is composed of 31% red, 33% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:11 M:7 Y:0 K:62. In the HSV/HSB scale, Anchor Gray has a hue of 218°, 11% saturation and a brightness value of 38%.
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.

Anchor Gray color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Anchor Gray can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Anchor Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#555960
RGB Values(85, 89, 96)
CMYK Values(11%, 7%, 0%, 62%)
HSV/HSB Values(218°, 11%, 38%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#AAA69F [Quick Silver]
Closest Pantone®425 C
Closest RAL7011 [Iron grey]
Complementary Color#605C55 [Wenge]
Anchor Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5A5A5A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#595959
Weighted Average (Luma)#595959
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9A9A9A

Anchor Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 555960. Complementary color is 605C55

Complementary Palette

The complement of Anchor Gray is Wenge with the hex code #605C55. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #555960 color is offered by #605C55. 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 (555960, 575560 and 555F60)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Anchor Gray (#555960) are Davy's Grey (#575560) and Stormcloud (#555F60). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Anchor 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (555960, 605755 and 5F6055)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Anchor Gray (#555960) are #605755 (Wenge) and #5F6055 (Ebony). 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 (555960, 605559 and 596055)

Triadic Palette

Anchor Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #605559 (Wenge) and #596055 (Ebony) along with #555960 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 (555960, 605559, 605C55 and 55605C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Anchor Gray has four colors - #605559 (Wenge), #605C55 (Wenge) and #55605C (Ebony) in addition to the base color (#555960). 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 (555960, 60555F, 605C55 and 556057)

Square Palette

Anchor Gray square color palette has #60555F (Wenge), #605C55 (Wenge) and #556057 (Ebony). 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

Anchor Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Anchor 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Anchor Gray Color


  • Transparent 777A80777A80
  • Transparent 888B90888B90
  • Transparent 999BA0999BA0
  • Transparent AAACB0AAACB0
  • Transparent BBBDBFBBBDBF
  • Transparent CCCDCFCCCDCF
  • Transparent DDDEDFDDDEDF
  • Transparent EEEEEFEEEEEF


  • Transparent 5E61665E6166
  • Transparent 62656A62656A
  • Transparent 66696D66696D
  • Transparent 6B6D706B6D70
  • Transparent 6F70736F7073
  • Transparent 737476737476
  • Transparent 77787A77787A
  • Transparent 7C7C7D7C7C7D


  • Transparent 44474D44474D
  • Transparent 3C3E433C3E43
  • Transparent 33353A33353A
  • Transparent 2B2D302B2D30
  • Transparent 222426222426
  • Transparent 1A1B1D1A1B1D
  • Transparent 111213111213
  • Transparent 09090A09090A

Anchor Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Anchor Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Anchor Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Anchor Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Anchor Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Anchor Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Anchor Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Anchor Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Anchor Gray Plaid Pattern

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