Dark Gunmetal Grey

HEX #1D212E / RGB (29, 33, 46)

Gunmetal cross

What is Dark Gunmetal Grey Color?

Dark Gunmetal Grey (Hex code: 1D212E) Thumbnail

Dark Gunmetal Grey has the hex code #1D212E. The equivalent RGB values are (29, 33, 46), which means it is composed of 27% red, 31% green and 43% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:37 M:28 Y:0 K:82. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Gunmetal Grey has a hue of 226°, 37% saturation and a brightness value of 18%.
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.

Dark gunmetal grey is medium saturated gray color with a tinge of blue and appears almost black. It can be applied on a web page through HTML and/or CSS with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

Dark Gunmetal Grey Color Codes

Hex Code#1D212E
RGB Values(29, 33, 46)
CMYK Values(37%, 28%, 0%, 82%)
HSV/HSB Values(226°, 37%, 18%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#E2DED1 [White Coffee]
Closest Pantone®433 C
Closest RAL5004 [Black blue]
Complementary Color#2E2A1D [Pine Tree]
Dark Gunmetal Grey Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#242424
Weighted Average (Most Common)#212121
Weighted Average (Luma)#212121
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#616161

Dark Gunmetal Grey Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 1D212E. Complementary color is 2E2A1D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Gunmetal Grey is Pine Tree with the hex code #2E2A1D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #1D212E color is offered by #2E2A1D. 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 (1D212E, 221D2E and 1D2A2E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Gunmetal Grey (#1D212E) are Dark Gunmetal (#221D2E) and Dark Gunmetal (#1D2A2E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Gunmetal Grey 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 (1D212E, 2E221D and 2A2E1D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Gunmetal Grey (#1D212E) are #2E221D (Raisin Black) and #2A2E1D (Pine Tree). 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 (1D212E, 2E1D21 and 212E1D)

Triadic Palette

Dark Gunmetal Grey triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2E1D21 (Raisin Black) and #212E1D (Pine Tree) along with #1D212E 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 (1D212E, 2E1D21, 2E2A1D and 1D2E2A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Gunmetal Grey has four colors - #2E1D21 (Raisin Black), #2E2A1D (Pine Tree) and #1D2E2A (Charleston Green) in addition to the base color (#1D212E). 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 (1D212E, 2E1D2A, 2E2A1D and 1D2E22)

Square Palette

Dark Gunmetal Grey square color palette has #2E1D2A (Dark Purple), #2E2A1D (Pine Tree) and #1D2E22 (Dark Jungle Green). 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

Dark Gunmetal Grey Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Gunmetal Grey 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 Dark Gunmetal Grey Color


  • Transparent 4A4D58#4A4D58
  • Transparent 61646D#61646D
  • Transparent 777A82#777A82
  • Transparent 8E9097#8E9097
  • Transparent A5A6AB#A5A6AB
  • Transparent BBBCC0#BBBCC0
  • Transparent D2D3D5#D2D3D5
  • Transparent E8E9EA#E8E9EA


  • Transparent 31343E#31343E
  • Transparent 3B3E47#3B3E47
  • Transparent 45474F#45474F
  • Transparent 4F5157#4F5157
  • Transparent 585A5F#585A5F
  • Transparent 626467#626467
  • Transparent 6C6D70#6C6D70
  • Transparent 767778#767778


  • Transparent 171A25#171A25
  • Transparent 141720#141720
  • Transparent 11141C#11141C
  • Transparent 0F1117#0F1117
  • Transparent 0C0D12#0C0D12
  • Transparent 090A0E#090A0E
  • Transparent 060709#060709
  • Transparent 030305#030305

Dark Gunmetal Grey Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dark Gunmetal Grey Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dark Gunmetal Grey Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Gunmetal Grey Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Gunmetal Grey Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Gunmetal Grey Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Gunmetal Grey Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Gunmetal Grey Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Gunmetal Grey Plaid Pattern

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