Ash Gray has the hex code #B2BEB5. The equivalent RGB values are (178, 190, 181), which means it is composed of
32% red, 35% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:6 M:0 Y:5 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, Ash Gray has a hue of 135°, 6% saturation and a brightness value of 75%. 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.
Ash gray is representative of the color of ash. It can be applied on web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK color codes.
The complement of Ash Gray is Black Shadows with the hex code #BEB2BB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B2BEB5 color is offered by #BEB2BB. 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.
The analogous colors of Ash Gray (#B2BEB5) are Ash Gray (#B2BEBB) and Ash Gray (#B5BEB2). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Ash 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Ash Gray (#B2BEB5) are #BBB2BE (Gray (X11)) and #BEB2B5 (Black Shadows). 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.
Ash Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B5B2BE (Philippine Silver) and #BEB5B2 (Black Shadows) along with #B2BEB5 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Ash Gray has four colors - #B5B2BE (Philippine Silver), #BEB2BB (Black Shadows) and #BBBEB2 (Ash Gray) in addition to the base color (#B2BEB5). 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.
Ash Gray square color palette has #B2B5BE (Cadet Blue (Crayola)), #BEB2BB (Black Shadows) and #BEBBB2 (Black Shadows). 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.
Ash Gray Color Rainbow Palette
Our Ash 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.