Dark Silver

HEX #AFAFAF / RGB (175, 175, 175)

Dark metal ring

What is Dark Silver Color?

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Dark Silver has the hex code #AFAFAF. The equivalent RGB values are (175, 175, 175), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Silver has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 69%.
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.

This Dark Silver color comes from the Printer Working Group (PWG) list. It can be used in HTML and CSS code with its hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values.

Dark Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#AFAFAF
RGB Values(175, 175, 175)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#505050 [Dark Liver]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 5 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#AFAFAF [Silver Foil]
Dark Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#AFAFAF
Desaturated#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Dark Silver Color Palettes

Dark Silver is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of AFAFAF. Complementary color is AFAFAF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Silver is Silver Foil with the hex code #AFAFAF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AFAFAF color is offered by #AFAFAF. 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 (AFAFAF, AFAFAF and AFAFAF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Silver (#AFAFAF) are Silver Foil (#AFAFAF) and Silver Foil (#AFAFAF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Silver 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 (AFAFAF, AFAFAF and AFAFAF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Silver (#AFAFAF) are #AFAFAF (Silver Foil) and #AFAFAF (Silver Foil). 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 (AFAFAF, AFAFAF and AFAFAF)

Triadic Palette

Dark Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AFAFAF (Silver Foil) and #AFAFAF (Silver Foil) along with #AFAFAF 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 (AFAFAF, AFAFAF, AFAFAF and AFAFAF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Silver has four colors - #AFAFAF (Silver Foil), #AFAFAF (Silver Foil) and #AFAFAF (Silver Foil) in addition to the base color (#AFAFAF). 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 (AFAFAF, AFAFAF, AFAFAF and AFAFAF)

Square Palette

Dark Silver square color palette has #AFAFAF (Silver Foil), #AFAFAF (Silver Foil) and #AFAFAF (Silver Foil). 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 Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Silver 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 Silver Color

Tints

  • Transparent BFBFBF#BFBFBF
  • Transparent C7C7C7#C7C7C7
  • Transparent CFCFCF#CFCFCF
  • Transparent D7D7D7#D7D7D7
  • Transparent DFDFDF#DFDFDF
  • Transparent E7E7E7#E7E7E7
  • Transparent EFEFEF#EFEFEF
  • Transparent F7F7F7#F7F7F7

Tones

  • Transparent A6A6A6#A6A6A6
  • Transparent A1A1A1#A1A1A1
  • Transparent 9C9C9C#9C9C9C
  • Transparent 989898#989898
  • Transparent 939393#939393
  • Transparent 8E8E8E#8E8E8E
  • Transparent 898989#898989
  • Transparent 858585#858585

Shades

  • Transparent 8C8C8C#8C8C8C
  • Transparent 7B7B7B#7B7B7B
  • Transparent 696969#696969
  • Transparent 585858#585858
  • Transparent 464646#464646
  • Transparent 353535#353535
  • Transparent 232323#232323
  • Transparent 121212#121212

Dark Silver Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dark Silver Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dark Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Silver Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Silver Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Silver Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Silver Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Silver Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Silver Plaid Pattern

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