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Comfort Gray Color

HEX #BAB9B9 / RGB (186, 185, 185)

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What is Comfort Gray Color?

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Comfort Gray has the hex code #BAB9B9. The equivalent RGB values are (186, 185, 185), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:1 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, Comfort Gray has a hue of 0°, 1% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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.

Comfort Gray (or Grey) is a gentle light gray color which is calming and soothing to the eyes and mind. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, comfort 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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Comfort Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#BAB9B9
RGB Values(186, 185, 185)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 1%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 1%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#454646 [Outer Space]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 4 C
Closest RAL7044 [Silk grey]
Complementary Color#B9BABA [Gray (X11)]
Comfort Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B9B9B9
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B9B9B9
Weighted Average (Luma)#B9B9B9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D6D6D6

Comfort Gray Color Palettes

Comfort Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of BAB9B9. Complementary color is B9BABA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Comfort Gray is Gray (X11) with the hex code #B9BABA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BAB9B9 color is offered by #B9BABA. 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 (BAB9B9, BABAB9 and BAB9BA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Comfort Gray (#BAB9B9) are Gray (X11) (#BABAB9) and Gray (X11) (#BAB9BA). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Comfort 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (BAB9B9, B9BABA and B9BABA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Comfort Gray (#BAB9B9) are #B9BABA (Gray (X11)) and #B9BABA (Gray (X11)). 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 (BAB9B9, B9BAB9 and B9B9BA)

Triadic Palette

Comfort Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B9BAB9 (Gray (X11)) and #B9B9BA (Gray (X11)) along with #BAB9B9 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 (BAB9B9, B9BAB9, B9BABA and BAB9BA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Comfort Gray has four colors - #B9BAB9 (Gray (X11)), #B9BABA (Gray (X11)) and #BAB9BA (Gray (X11)) in addition to the base color (#BAB9B9). 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 (BAB9B9, BABAB9, B9BABA and BAB9BA)

Square Palette

Comfort Gray square color palette has #BABAB9 (Gray (X11)), #B9BABA (Gray (X11)) and #BAB9BA (Gray (X11)). 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

Comfort Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Comfort 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Comfort Gray Color


  • Transparent C8C7C7C8C7C7
  • Transparent CFCECECFCECE
  • Transparent D6D5D5D6D5D5
  • Transparent DDDCDCDDDCDC
  • Transparent E3E3E3E3E3E3
  • Transparent EAEAEAEAEAEA
  • Transparent F1F1F1F1F1F1
  • Transparent F8F8F8F8F8F8


  • Transparent AEAEAEAEAEAE
  • Transparent A9A8A8A9A8A8
  • Transparent A3A2A2A3A2A2
  • Transparent 9D9D9D9D9D9D
  • Transparent 979797979797
  • Transparent 919191919191
  • Transparent 8C8B8B8C8B8B
  • Transparent 868686868686


  • Transparent 959494959494
  • Transparent 828282828282
  • Transparent 706F6F706F6F
  • Transparent 5D5D5D5D5D5D
  • Transparent 4A4A4A4A4A4A
  • Transparent 383838383838
  • Transparent 252525252525
  • Transparent 131313131313

Comfort Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Comfort Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Comfort Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Comfort Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Comfort Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Comfort Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Comfort Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Comfort Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Comfort Gray Plaid Pattern

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