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Gray Hint Color

HEX #E5E5E5 / RGB (229, 229, 229)

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What is Gray Hint Color?

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Gray Hint has the hex code #E5E5E5. The equivalent RGB values are (229, 229, 229), 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:10. In the HSV/HSB scale, Gray Hint has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 90%.
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.

Gray Hint color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, gray hint 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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Gray Hint Color Codes

Hex Code#E5E5E5
RGB Values(229, 229, 229)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 90%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#1A1A1A [Eerie Black]
Closest Pantone®663 C
Closest RAL9003 [Signal white]
Complementary Color#E5E5E5 [Platinum]
Gray Hint Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#E5E5E5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E5E5E5
Weighted Average (Luma)#E5E5E5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EBEBEB

Gray Hint Color Palettes

Gray Hint is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
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Complementary Palette

The complement of Gray Hint is Platinum with the hex code #E5E5E5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E5E5E5 color is offered by #E5E5E5. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (E5E5E5, E5E5E5 and E5E5E5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gray Hint (#E5E5E5) are Platinum (#E5E5E5) and Platinum (#E5E5E5). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gray Hint 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (E5E5E5, E5E5E5 and E5E5E5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gray Hint (#E5E5E5) are #E5E5E5 (Platinum) and #E5E5E5 (Platinum). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (E5E5E5, E5E5E5 and E5E5E5)

Triadic Palette

Gray Hint triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E5E5E5 (Platinum) and #E5E5E5 (Platinum) along with #E5E5E5 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (E5E5E5, E5E5E5, E5E5E5 and E5E5E5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gray Hint has four colors - #E5E5E5 (Platinum), #E5E5E5 (Platinum) and #E5E5E5 (Platinum) in addition to the base color (#E5E5E5). 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.

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Square color palette with (E5E5E5, E5E5E5, E5E5E5 and E5E5E5)

Square Palette

Gray Hint square color palette has #E5E5E5 (Platinum), #E5E5E5 (Platinum) and #E5E5E5 (Platinum). 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.

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Rainbow color

Gray Hint Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gray Hint 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Gray Hint Color


  • Transparent EAEAEAEAEAEA
  • Transparent EDEDEDEDEDED
  • Transparent EFEFEFEFEFEF
  • Transparent F2F2F2F2F2F2
  • Transparent F5F5F5F5F5F5
  • Transparent F7F7F7F7F7F7
  • Transparent FAFAFAFAFAFA
  • Transparent FCFCFCFCFCFC


  • Transparent D1D1D1D1D1D1
  • Transparent C7C7C7C7C7C7
  • Transparent BDBDBDBDBDBD
  • Transparent B3B3B3B3B3B3
  • Transparent A8A8A8A8A8A8
  • Transparent 9E9E9E9E9E9E
  • Transparent 949494949494
  • Transparent 8A8A8A8A8A8A


  • Transparent B7B7B7B7B7B7
  • Transparent A0A0A0A0A0A0
  • Transparent 898989898989
  • Transparent 737373737373
  • Transparent 5C5C5C5C5C5C
  • Transparent 454545454545
  • Transparent 2E2E2E2E2E2E
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Gray Hint Color Patterns

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    Gray Hint Gingham Checks

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    Gray Hint Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Gray Hint Polka Dots Pattern

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    Gray Hint Honeycomb Pattern

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    Gray Hint Leaves Pattern

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    Gray Hint Houndstooth Pattern

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    Gray Hint Trellis Pattern

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    Gray Hint Plaid Pattern

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