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Gainsboro Color

HEX #DCDCDC / RGB (220, 220, 220)

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What is Gainsboro Color?

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Gainsboro has the hex code #DCDCDC. The equivalent RGB values are (220, 220, 220), 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:14. In the HSV/HSB scale, Gainsboro has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 86%.
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.

Gainsboro is a web color which means it can be used with its name in HTML and CSS code in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values. The name of the color probably comes from Sinclair Paints.

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Gainsboro Color Codes

RGB Values(220, 220, 220)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 14%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 86%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#232323 [Raisin Black]
Closest Pantone®5315 C
Closest RAL9001 [Cream]
Complementary Color#DCDCDC [Gainsboro]
Gainsboro Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Luma)#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E7E7E7

Gainsboro Color Palettes

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

Complementary Palette

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

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gainsboro (#DCDCDC) are Gainsboro (#DCDCDC) and Gainsboro (#DCDCDC). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gainsboro 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 (DCDCDC, DCDCDC and DCDCDC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gainsboro (#DCDCDC) are #DCDCDC (Gainsboro) and #DCDCDC (Gainsboro). 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 (DCDCDC, DCDCDC and DCDCDC)

Triadic Palette

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

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gainsboro has four colors - #DCDCDC (Gainsboro), #DCDCDC (Gainsboro) and #DCDCDC (Gainsboro) in addition to the base color (#DCDCDC). 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 (DCDCDC, DCDCDC, DCDCDC and DCDCDC)

Square Palette

Gainsboro square color palette has #DCDCDC (Gainsboro), #DCDCDC (Gainsboro) and #DCDCDC (Gainsboro). 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

Gainsboro Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gainsboro 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 Gainsboro Color


  • Transparent E3E3E3E3E3E3
  • Transparent E7E7E7E7E7E7
  • Transparent EAEAEAEAEAEA
  • Transparent EEEEEEEEEEEE
  • Transparent F1F1F1F1F1F1
  • Transparent F5F5F5F5F5F5
  • Transparent F8F8F8F8F8F8
  • Transparent FCFCFCFCFCFC


  • Transparent CACACACACACA
  • Transparent C0C0C0C0C0C0
  • Transparent B7B7B7B7B7B7
  • Transparent AEAEAEAEAEAE
  • Transparent A5A5A5A5A5A5
  • Transparent 9C9C9C9C9C9C
  • Transparent 929292929292
  • Transparent 898989898989


  • Transparent B0B0B0B0B0B0
  • Transparent 9A9A9A9A9A9A
  • Transparent 848484848484
  • Transparent 6E6E6E6E6E6E
  • Transparent 585858585858
  • Transparent 424242424242
  • Transparent 2C2C2C2C2C2C
  • Transparent 161616161616

Gainsboro Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Gainsboro Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Gainsboro Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gainsboro Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gainsboro Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gainsboro Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gainsboro Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gainsboro Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gainsboro Plaid Pattern

Gainsboro Color Interior Ideas

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