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#385A4E Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Slate Gray

What is hex #385A4E Color?

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The color name of hex code #385A4E is Dark Slate Gray. The RGB values are (56, 90, 78) which means it is composed of 25% red, 40% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:38 M:0 Y:13 K:65. In the HSV/HSB scale, #385A4E has a hue of 159°, 38% saturation and a brightness value of 35%.
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 #385A4E Color Codes

Color NameDark Slate Gray
RGB Values(56, 90, 78)
CMYK Values(38%, 0%, 13%, 65%)
HSV/HSB Values(159°, 38%, 35%)
Closest Web Safe#336666
Inverse Color#C7A5B1 [Silver Pink]
Closest Pantone®5477 C
Closest RAL6028 [Pine green]
Complementary Color#5A3844 [Dark Puce]
#385A4E Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4E4E4E
Weighted Average (Luma)#525252
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#949494

Hex #385A4E Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 385A4E. Complementary color is 5A3844

Complementary Palette

The complement of #385A4E is #5A3844 which is called Dark Puce. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #385A4E color is offered by #5A3844. 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 (385A4E, 38555A and 385A3D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #385A4E are #38555A and #385A3D, called Dark Slate Gray and Deep Moss Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #385A4E 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 (385A4E, 5A3855 and 5A3D38)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #385A4E are #5A3855 (Dark Byzantium) and #5A3D38 (Liver Chestnut (Horses)). 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 (385A4E, 4E385A and 5A4E38)

Triadic Palette

#385A4E triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4E385A (English Violet) and #5A4E38 (Olive Drab Camouflage) along with #385A4E, 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 (385A4E, 4E385A, 5A3844 and 445A38)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #385A4E has #4E385A (English Violet), #5A3844 (Dark Puce) and #445A38 (Gray-Asparagus). 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 (385A4E, 3D385A, 5A3844 and 555A38)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #385A4E contains #3D385A (Jacarta), #5A3844 (Dark Puce) and #555A38 (Soldier Green). 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 #385A4E Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #385A4E 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 385A4E Color


  • Transparent 607B71607B71
  • Transparent 748C83748C83
  • Transparent 889C95889C95
  • Transparent 9CADA79CADA7
  • Transparent AFBDB8AFBDB8
  • Transparent C3CECAC3CECA
  • Transparent D7DEDCD7DEDC
  • Transparent EBEFEDEBEFED


  • Transparent 466258466258
  • Transparent 4E655D4E655D
  • Transparent 556962556962
  • Transparent 5C6D675C6D67
  • Transparent 63716C63716C
  • Transparent 6A75716A7571
  • Transparent 727876727876
  • Transparent 797C7B797C7B


  • Transparent 2D483E2D483E
  • Transparent 273F37273F37
  • Transparent 22362F22362F
  • Transparent 1C2D271C2D27
  • Transparent 16241F16241F
  • Transparent 111B17111B17
  • Transparent 0B12100B1210
  • Transparent 060908060908

#385A4E Color Patterns

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    #385A4E Houndstooth Pattern

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    #385A4E Plaid Pattern

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