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Dove Grey Color

HEX #5D5B53 / RGB (93, 91, 83)

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What is Dove Grey Color?

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Dove Grey has the hex code #5D5B53. The equivalent RGB values are (93, 91, 83), which means it is composed of 35% red, 34% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:2 Y:11 K:64. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dove Grey has a hue of 48°, 11% saturation and a brightness value of 36%.
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.

Dove Grey is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 100 40 05. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

Dove Grey color hex code is #5D5B53 which can be used along with RGB (93, 91, 83) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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Dove Grey Color Codes

Hex Code#5D5B53
RGB Values(93, 91, 83)
CMYK Values(0%, 2%, 11%, 64%)
HSV/HSB Values(48°, 11%, 36%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#A2A4AC [Quick Silver]
Closest Pantone®411 C
Closest RAL7010 [Tarpaulin grey]
Complementary Color#53555D [Davy's Grey]
Dove Grey Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#595959
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5B5B5B
Weighted Average (Luma)#5B5B5B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9C9C9C

Dove Grey Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5D5B53. Complementary color is 53555D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dove Grey is Davy's Grey with the hex code #53555D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5D5B53 color is offered by #53555D. 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 (5D5B53, 5A5D53 and 5D5653)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dove Grey (#5D5B53) are Ebony (#5A5D53) and Wenge (#5D5653). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dove 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (5D5B53, 535A5D and 56535D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dove Grey (#5D5B53) are #535A5D (Davy's Grey) and #56535D (Davy's Grey). 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 (5D5B53, 535D5B and 5B535D)

Triadic Palette

Dove Grey triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #535D5B (Feldgrau) and #5B535D (Davy's Grey) along with #5D5B53 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 (5D5B53, 535D5B, 53555D and 5D5355)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dove Grey has four colors - #535D5B (Feldgrau), #53555D (Davy's Grey) and #5D5355 (Wenge) in addition to the base color (#5D5B53). 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 (5D5B53, 535D56, 53555D and 5D535A)

Square Palette

Dove Grey square color palette has #535D56 (Ebony), #53555D (Davy's Grey) and #5D535A (Davy's Grey). 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

Dove Grey Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dove 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Dove Grey Color


  • Transparent 7D7C757D7C75
  • Transparent 8E8C878E8C87
  • Transparent 9E9D989E9D98
  • Transparent AEADA9AEADA9
  • Transparent BEBDBABEBDBA
  • Transparent CECECBCECECB
  • Transparent DFDEDDDFDEDD
  • Transparent EFEFEEEFEFEE


  • Transparent 64625C64625C
  • Transparent 686661686661
  • Transparent 6B6A656B6A65
  • Transparent 6F6E6A6F6E6A
  • Transparent 72716E72716E
  • Transparent 767573767573
  • Transparent 797977797977
  • Transparent 7D7C7C7D7C7C


  • Transparent 4A49424A4942
  • Transparent 41403A41403A
  • Transparent 383732383732
  • Transparent 2F2E2A2F2E2A
  • Transparent 252421252421
  • Transparent 1C1B191C1B19
  • Transparent 131211131211
  • Transparent 090908090908

Dove Grey Color Patterns

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

    Dove Grey Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dove Grey Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dove Grey Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dove Grey Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dove Grey Plaid Pattern

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