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#272D39 Hex Code

Color Name: Gunmetal

What is hex #272D39 Color?

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The color name of hex code #272D39 is Gunmetal. The RGB values are (39, 45, 57) which means it is composed of 28% red, 32% green and 40% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:32 M:21 Y:0 K:78. In the HSV/HSB scale, #272D39 has a hue of 220°, 32% saturation and a brightness value of 22%.
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.

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Hex #272D39 Color Codes

Color NameGunmetal
RGB Values(39, 45, 57)
CMYK Values(32%, 21%, 0%, 78%)
HSV/HSB Values(220°, 32%, 22%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#D8D2C6 [Pastel Gray]
Closest Pantone®533 C
Closest RAL5011 [Steel blue]
Complementary Color#393327 [Cola]
#272D39 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#2F2F2F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#2D2D2D
Weighted Average (Luma)#2D2D2D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#707070

Hex #272D39 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 272D39. Complementary color is 393327

Complementary Palette

The complement of #272D39 is #393327 which is called Cola. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #272D39 color is offered by #393327. 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 (272D39, 2A2739 and 273639)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #272D39 are #2A2739 and #273639, called Gunmetal and Gunmetal, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #272D39 with a 30° separation. 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 (272D39, 392A27 and 363927)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #272D39 are #392A27 (Cola) and #363927 (Olive Drab #7). 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 (272D39, 39272D and 2D3927)

Triadic Palette

#272D39 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #39272D (Black Coffee) and #2D3927 (Black Leather Jacket) along with #272D39, our main color, 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 (272D39, 39272D, 393327 and 273933)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #272D39 has #39272D (Black Coffee), #393327 (Cola) and #273933 (Gunmetal). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (272D39, 392736, 393327 and 27392A)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #272D39 contains #392736 (Black Coffee), #393327 (Cola) and #27392A (Black Leather Jacket). 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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Hex #272D39 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #272D39 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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 272D39 Color


  • Transparent 525761525761
  • Transparent 686C74686C74
  • Transparent 7D81887D8188
  • Transparent 93969C93969C
  • Transparent A9ABB0A9ABB0
  • Transparent BEC0C4BEC0C4
  • Transparent D4D5D7D4D5D7
  • Transparent E9EAEBE9EAEB


  • Transparent 393E47393E47
  • Transparent 42464E42464E
  • Transparent 4B4E554B4E55
  • Transparent 54575D54575D
  • Transparent 5C5F645C5F64
  • Transparent 65676B65676B
  • Transparent 6E6F726E6F72
  • Transparent 777879777879


  • Transparent 1F242E1F242E
  • Transparent 1B20281B2028
  • Transparent 171B22171B22
  • Transparent 14171D14171D
  • Transparent 101217101217
  • Transparent 0C0E110C0E11
  • Transparent 08090B08090B
  • Transparent 040506040506

#272D39 Color Patterns

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    #272D39 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #272D39 Trellis Pattern

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.