Search Colors

Flint Gray Color

HEX #A09C98 / RGB (160, 156, 152)

Grey suede lofars

What is Flint Gray Color?

Flint Gray (Hex code: A09C98) Thumbnail

Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 16-5803 TCX, Flint Gray color hex code is #A09C98 with RGB equivalent (160, 156, 152). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Flint Gray can be applied to web pages with its HSL, RGB or the hex color code.
Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values for the color. The RAL and CMYK numbers listed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using known formulae and are only approximates.

Download Flint Gray Solid Color Background

Flint Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#A09C98
RGB Values(160, 156, 152)
CMYK Values(0%, 2%, 5%, 37%)
HSV/HSB Values(30°, 5%, 63%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#5F6367 [Granite Gray]
Pantone®16-5803 TCX
Closest RAL7004 [Signal grey]
Complementary Color#989CA0 [Spanish Gray]
Flint Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9D9D9D
Weighted Average (Luma)#9D9D9D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C7C7C7

Flint Gray Color Palettes

Flint Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of A09C98. Complementary color is 989CA0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Flint Gray is Spanish Gray with the hex code #989CA0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A09C98 color is offered by #989CA0. 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.

A09C98 989CA0
Analogous color palette with (A09C98, A0A098 and A09898)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Flint Gray (#A09C98) are Spanish Gray (#A0A098) and Spanish Gray (#A09898). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Flint 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.

A09C98 A0A098 A09898
Split Complementary color palette with (A09C98, 98A0A0 and 9898A0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Flint Gray (#A09C98) are #98A0A0 (Spanish Gray) and #9898A0 (Spanish Gray). 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.

A09C98 98A0A0 9898A0
Triadic color palette with (A09C98, 98A09C and 9C98A0)

Triadic Palette

Flint Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #98A09C (Spanish Gray) and #9C98A0 (Spanish Gray) along with #A09C98 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

A09C98 98A09C 9C98A0
Tetradic color palette with (A09C98, 98A09C, 989CA0 and A0989C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Flint Gray has four colors - #98A09C (Spanish Gray), #989CA0 (Spanish Gray) and #A0989C (Spanish Gray) in addition to the base color (#A09C98). 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.

A09C98 98A09C 989CA0 A0989C
Square color palette with (A09C98, 98A098, 989CA0 and A098A0)

Square Palette

Flint Gray square color palette has #98A098 (Spanish Gray), #989CA0 (Spanish Gray) and #A098A0 (Spanish Gray). 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.

A09C98 98A098 989CA0 A098A0
Rainbow color

Flint Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Flint 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.

A09C98 9DA098 98A09A 989FA0 9899A0 9E98A0 A0989B

Tints, Tones & Shades of Flint Gray Color


  • Transparent B3B0ADB3B0AD
  • Transparent BDBAB7BDBAB7
  • Transparent C6C4C1C6C4C1
  • Transparent D0CECCD0CECC
  • Transparent D9D7D6D9D7D6
  • Transparent E3E1E0E3E1E0
  • Transparent ECEBEAECEBEA
  • Transparent F6F5F5F6F5F5


  • Transparent 9A96939A9693
  • Transparent 969491969491
  • Transparent 93918E93918E
  • Transparent 908E8C908E8C
  • Transparent 8D8B8A8D8B8A
  • Transparent 8A88878A8887
  • Transparent 868685868685
  • Transparent 838382838382


  • Transparent 807D7A807D7A
  • Transparent 706D6A706D6A
  • Transparent 605E5B605E5B
  • Transparent 504E4C504E4C
  • Transparent 403E3D403E3D
  • Transparent 302F2E302F2E
  • Transparent 201F1E201F1E
  • Transparent 10100F10100F

Flint Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Flint Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Flint Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flint Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flint Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flint Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flint Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flint Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flint Gray Plaid Pattern

Flint Gray Color Interior Ideas

Pretty Photo frame on Flint Gray color drawing room interior textured wall

Flint Gray Color Drawing Room Textured Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Flint Gray color Living room wal color

Flint Gray Color Living Room Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Flint Gray color Bedroom interior wall color

Flint Gray Color Bedroom Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Flint Gray color kitchen interior wall color

Flint Gray Color Kitchen Wall Paint Idea

Photo credits: