Glossy Black

HEX #252324 / RGB (37, 35, 36)

Glossy Black Car Wheel

What is Glossy Black Color?

Glossy Black (Hex code: 252324) Thumbnail

Glossy Black has the hex code #252324. The equivalent RGB values are (37, 35, 36), which means it is composed of 34% red, 32% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:5 Y:3 K:86. In the HSV/HSB scale, Glossy Black has a hue of 330°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 15%.
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.

Glossy black color can be applied to web pages through HTML and/or CSS with its RGB, HSL or hex code. Please note that the CMYK values displayed on this page have been calculated from the hex color code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Glossy Black Color Codes

Hex Code#252324
RGB Values(37, 35, 36)
CMYK Values(0%, 5%, 3%, 86%)
HSV/HSB Values(330°, 5%, 15%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#DADCDB [Gainsboro]
Closest Pantone®Neutral Black C
Closest RAL9011 [Graphite black]
Complementary Color#232524 [Raisin Black]
Glossy Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#242424
Weighted Average (Most Common)#242424
Weighted Average (Luma)#232323
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#656565

Glossy Black Color Palettes

Glossy Black is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 252324. Complementary color is 232524

Complementary Palette

The complement of Glossy Black is Raisin Black with the hex code #232524. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #252324 color is offered by #232524. 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 (252324, 252323 and 252325)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Glossy Black (#252324) are Raisin Black (#252323) and Raisin Black (#252325). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Glossy Black 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 (252324, 232523 and 232525)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Glossy Black (#252324) are #232523 (Raisin Black) and #232525 (Raisin Black). 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 (252324, 242523 and 232425)

Triadic Palette

Glossy Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #242523 (Raisin Black) and #232425 (Raisin Black) along with #252324 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 (252324, 242523, 232524 and 242325)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Glossy Black has four colors - #242523 (Raisin Black), #232524 (Raisin Black) and #242325 (Raisin Black) in addition to the base color (#252324). 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 (252324, 252523, 232524 and 232325)

Square Palette

Glossy Black square color palette has #252523 (Raisin Black), #232524 (Raisin Black) and #232325 (Raisin Black). 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

Glossy Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Glossy Black 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 Glossy Black Color


  • Transparent 514F50#514F50
  • Transparent 666566#666566
  • Transparent 7C7B7C#7C7B7C
  • Transparent 929192#929192
  • Transparent A8A7A7#A8A7A7
  • Transparent BEBDBD#BEBDBD
  • Transparent D3D3D3#D3D3D3
  • Transparent E9E9E9#E9E9E9


  • Transparent 373636#373636
  • Transparent 403F40#403F40
  • Transparent 494849#494849
  • Transparent 535252#535252
  • Transparent 5C5B5B#5C5B5B
  • Transparent 656464#656464
  • Transparent 6E6D6E#6E6D6E
  • Transparent 777777#777777


  • Transparent 1E1C1D#1E1C1D
  • Transparent 1A1919#1A1919
  • Transparent 161516#161516
  • Transparent 131212#131212
  • Transparent 0F0E0E#0F0E0E
  • Transparent 0B0B0B#0B0B0B
  • Transparent 070707#070707
  • Transparent 040404#040404

Glossy Black Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Glossy Black Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Glossy Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Black Plaid Pattern

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