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Glossy Gray Color

HEX #AFADA9 / RGB (175, 173, 169)

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What is Glossy Gray Color?

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Glossy Gray has the hex code #AFADA9. The equivalent RGB values are (175, 173, 169), which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:3 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, Glossy Gray has a hue of 40°, 3% saturation and a brightness value of 69%.
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 gray is representative of the color of a grey paint with shine. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, glossy gray can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Glossy Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#AFADA9
RGB Values(175, 173, 169)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 3%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(40°, 3%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#505256 [Davy's Grey]
Closest Pantone®Warm Gray 4 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#A9ABAF [Metallic Silver]
Glossy Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ACACAC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Luma)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D0D0D0

Glossy Gray Color Palettes

Glossy Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of AFADA9. Complementary color is A9ABAF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Glossy Gray is Metallic Silver with the hex code #A9ABAF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AFADA9 color is offered by #A9ABAF. 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 (AFADA9, AEAFA9 and AFAAA9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Glossy Gray (#AFADA9) are Silver Chalice (#AEAFA9) and Silver Chalice (#AFAAA9). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Glossy 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 (AFADA9, A9AEAF and AAA9AF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Glossy Gray (#AFADA9) are #A9AEAF (Silver Chalice) and #AAA9AF (Silver (Metallic)). 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 (AFADA9, A9AFAD and ADA9AF)

Triadic Palette

Glossy Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A9AFAD (Silver Chalice) and #ADA9AF (Silver (Metallic)) along with #AFADA9 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 (AFADA9, A9AFAD, A9ABAF and AFA9AB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Glossy Gray has four colors - #A9AFAD (Silver Chalice), #A9ABAF (Metallic Silver) and #AFA9AB (Silver Chalice) in addition to the base color (#AFADA9). 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 (AFADA9, A9AFAA, A9ABAF and AFA9AE)

Square Palette

Glossy Gray square color palette has #A9AFAA (Silver Chalice), #A9ABAF (Metallic Silver) and #AFA9AE (Silver Chalice). 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 Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Glossy 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 Glossy Gray Color


  • Transparent BFBDBABFBDBA
  • Transparent C7C6C3C7C6C3
  • Transparent CFCECBCFCECB
  • Transparent D7D6D4D7D6D4
  • Transparent DFDEDDDFDEDD
  • Transparent E7E6E5E7E6E5
  • Transparent EFEFEEEFEFEE
  • Transparent F7F7F6F7F7F6


  • Transparent A6A4A1A6A4A1
  • Transparent A1A09DA1A09D
  • Transparent 9C9B999C9B99
  • Transparent 989795989795
  • Transparent 939290939290
  • Transparent 8E8E8C8E8E8C
  • Transparent 898988898988
  • Transparent 858584858584


  • Transparent 8C8A878C8A87
  • Transparent 7B79767B7976
  • Transparent 696865696865
  • Transparent 585755585755
  • Transparent 464544464544
  • Transparent 353433353433
  • Transparent 232322232322
  • Transparent 121111121111

Glossy Gray Color Patterns

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    Glossy Gray Gingham Checks

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  • Transparent

    Glossy Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Gray Plaid Pattern

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