#73868D Hex Code

Color Name: Slate Gray

What is hex #73868D Color?

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The color name of hex code #73868D is Slate Gray. The RGB values are (115, 134, 141) which means it is composed of 29% red, 34% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:18 M:5 Y:0 K:45. In the HSV/HSB scale, #73868D has a hue of 196°, 18% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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.

Hex #73868D Color Codes

Color NameSlate Gray
RGB Values(115, 134, 141)
CMYK Values(18%, 5%, 0%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(196°, 18%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#8C7972 [Bazaar]
Closest Pantone®7544 C
Closest RAL7000 [Squirrel grey]
Complementary Color#8D7A73 [Bazaar]
#73868D Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#828282
Desaturated#808080
Weighted Average (Most Common)#818181
Weighted Average (Luma)#828282
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B7B7B7

Hex #73868D Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 73868D. Complementary color is 8D7A73

Complementary Palette

The complement of #73868D is #8D7A73 which is called Bazaar. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #73868D color is offered by #8D7A73. 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 (73868D, 73798D and 738D87)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #73868D are #73798D and #738D87, called Slate Gray and Dolphin Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #73868D 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (73868D, 8D7379 and 8D8773)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #73868D are #8D7379 (Bazaar) and #8D8773 (Middle Grey). 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 (73868D, 8D7386 and 868D73)

Triadic Palette

#73868D triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8D7386 (Rocket Metallic) and #868D73 (Artichoke) along with #73868D, 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.

Tetradic color palette with (73868D, 8D7386, 8D7A73 and 738D7A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #73868D has #8D7386 (Rocket Metallic), #8D7A73 (Bazaar) and #738D7A (Xanadu). 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.

Square color palette with (73868D, 87738D, 8D7A73 and 798D73)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #73868D contains #87738D (Rocket Metallic), #8D7A73 (Bazaar) and #798D73 (Xanadu). 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

Hex #73868D Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #73868D 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.

#73868D Color Patterns

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    Slate Gray Gingham Checks

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    Slate Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Slate Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Slate Gray Honeycomb Pattern

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    Slate Gray Leaves Pattern

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    Slate Gray Houndstooth Pattern

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    Slate Gray Trellis Pattern

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    Slate Gray Plaid Pattern

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