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#2E303B Hex Code

Color Name: Gunmetal

What is hex #2E303B Color?

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The color name of hex code #2E303B is Gunmetal. The RGB values are (46, 48, 59) which means it is composed of 30% red, 31% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:22 M:19 Y:0 K:77. In the HSV/HSB scale, #2E303B has a hue of 231°, 22% saturation and a brightness value of 23%.
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 #2E303B Color Codes

Color NameGunmetal
RGB Values(46, 48, 59)
CMYK Values(22%, 19%, 0%, 77%)
HSV/HSB Values(231°, 22%, 23%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#D1CFC4 [Pastel Gray]
Closest Pantone®447 C
Closest RAL7021 [Black grey]
Complementary Color#3B392E [Black Olive]
#2E303B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#333333
Weighted Average (Most Common)#313131
Weighted Average (Luma)#303030
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#747474

Hex #2E303B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2E303B. Complementary color is 3B392E

Complementary Palette

The complement of #2E303B is #3B392E which is called Black Olive. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2E303B color is offered by #3B392E. 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.

2E303B 3B392E
Analogous color palette with (2E303B, 332E3B and 2E373B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #2E303B are #332E3B and #2E373B, called Jet and Outer Space (Crayola), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #2E303B 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.

2E303B 332E3B 2E373B
Split Complementary color palette with (2E303B, 3B332E and 373B2E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #2E303B are #3B332E (Black Coffee) and #373B2E (Kombu Green). 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.

2E303B 3B332E 373B2E
Triadic color palette with (2E303B, 3B2E30 and 303B2E)

Triadic Palette

#2E303B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3B2E30 (Black Coffee) and #303B2E (Kombu Green) along with #2E303B, 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.

2E303B 3B2E30 303B2E
Tetradic color palette with (2E303B, 3B2E30, 3B392E and 2E3B39)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #2E303B has #3B2E30 (Black Coffee), #3B392E (Black Olive) and #2E3B39 (Outer Space (Crayola)). 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.

2E303B 3B2E30 3B392E 2E3B39
Square color palette with (2E303B, 3B2E37, 3B392E and 2E3B33)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #2E303B contains #3B2E37 (Black Coffee), #3B392E (Black Olive) and #2E3B33 (Outer Space (Crayola)). 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.

2E303B 3B2E37 3B392E 2E3B33
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Hex #2E303B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #2E303B 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.

2E303B 372E3B 3B2E34 3B332E 373B2E 2E3B30 2E3B3B

Tints, Tones & Shades of 2E303B Color


  • Transparent 585962585962
  • Transparent 6D6E766D6E76
  • Transparent 828389828389
  • Transparent 97989D97989D
  • Transparent ABACB1ABACB1
  • Transparent C0C1C4C0C1C4
  • Transparent D5D6D8D5D6D8
  • Transparent EAEAEBEAEAEB


  • Transparent 3E40493E4049
  • Transparent 474850474850
  • Transparent 4F50574F5057
  • Transparent 57585E57585E
  • Transparent 5F60645F6064
  • Transparent 67686B67686B
  • Transparent 707072707072
  • Transparent 787879787879


  • Transparent 25262F25262F
  • Transparent 202229202229
  • Transparent 1C1D231C1D23
  • Transparent 17181E17181E
  • Transparent 121318121318
  • Transparent 0E0E120E0E12
  • Transparent 090A0C090A0C
  • Transparent 050506050506

#2E303B Color Patterns

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    #2E303B Honeycomb Pattern

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    #2E303B Houndstooth Pattern

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    #2E303B Trellis Pattern

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    #2E303B Plaid Pattern

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