Gentle Gray

HEX #DADADA / RGB (218, 218, 218)

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What is Gentle Gray Color?

Gentle Gray (Hex code: DADADA) Thumbnail

Gentle Gray has the hex code #DADADA. The equivalent RGB values are (218, 218, 218), 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:15. In the HSV/HSB scale, Gentle Gray has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 85%.
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.

Gentle Gray is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the gentle gray CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Gentle Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#DADADA
RGB Values(218, 218, 218)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 15%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 85%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#252525 [Raisin Black]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 1 C
Closest RAL9002 [Grey white]
Complementary Color#DADADA [Gainsboro]
Gentle Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#DADADA
Desaturated#DADADA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DADADA
Weighted Average (Luma)#DADADA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E6E6E6

Gentle Gray Color Palettes

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

Complementary Palette

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

Analogous Palette

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

Split Complementary color palette with (DADADA, DADADA and DADADA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gentle Gray (#DADADA) are #DADADA (Gainsboro) and #DADADA (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 (DADADA, DADADA and DADADA)

Triadic Palette

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

Tetradic Palette

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

Square Palette

Gentle Gray square color palette has #DADADA (Gainsboro), #DADADA (Gainsboro) and #DADADA (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

Gentle Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gentle 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Gentle Gray Color

Tints

  • Transparent E1E1E1#E1E1E1
  • Transparent E5E5E5#E5E5E5
  • Transparent E9E9E9#E9E9E9
  • Transparent EDEDED#EDEDED
  • Transparent F0F0F0#F0F0F0
  • Transparent F4F4F4#F4F4F4
  • Transparent F8F8F8#F8F8F8
  • Transparent FBFBFB#FBFBFB

Tones

  • Transparent C8C8C8#C8C8C8
  • Transparent BFBFBF#BFBFBF
  • Transparent B6B6B6#B6B6B6
  • Transparent ADADAD#ADADAD
  • Transparent A4A4A4#A4A4A4
  • Transparent 9B9B9B#9B9B9B
  • Transparent 929292#929292
  • Transparent 898989#898989

Shades

  • Transparent AEAEAE#AEAEAE
  • Transparent 999999#999999
  • Transparent 838383#838383
  • Transparent 6D6D6D#6D6D6D
  • Transparent 575757#575757
  • Transparent 414141#414141
  • Transparent 2C2C2C#2C2C2C
  • Transparent 161616#161616

Gentle Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Gentle Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Gentle Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gentle Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gentle Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gentle Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gentle Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gentle Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gentle Gray Plaid Pattern

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