#7B818C Hex Code

Color Name: Slate Gray

What is hex #7B818C Color?

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The color name of hex code #7B818C is Slate Gray. The RGB values are (123, 129, 140) which means it is composed of 31% red, 33% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:12 M:8 Y:0 K:45. In the HSV/HSB scale, #7B818C has a hue of 219°, 12% 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 #7B818C Color Codes

Color NameSlate Gray
RGB Values(123, 129, 140)
CMYK Values(12%, 8%, 0%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(219°, 12%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#847E73 [Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)]
Closest Pantone®430 C
Closest RAL7046 [Telegrey 2]
Complementary Color#8C867B [Middle Grey]
#7B818C Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#838383
Weighted Average (Most Common)#808080
Weighted Average (Luma)#818181
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B6B6B6

Hex #7B818C Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 7B818C. Complementary color is 8C867B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #7B818C is #8C867B which is called Middle Grey. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #7B818C color is offered by #8C867B. 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 (7B818C, 7E7B8C and 7B8A8C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #7B818C are #7E7B8C and #7B8A8C, called Gray (HTML/CSS Gray) and Dolphin Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #7B818C 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 (7B818C, 8C7E7B and 8A8C7B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #7B818C are #8C7E7B (Rocket Metallic) and #8A8C7B (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 (7B818C, 8C7B81 and 818C7B)

Triadic Palette

#7B818C triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8C7B81 (Rocket Metallic) and #818C7B (Dolphin Gray) along with #7B818C, 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 (7B818C, 8C7B81, 8C867B and 7B8C86)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #7B818C has #8C7B81 (Rocket Metallic), #8C867B (Middle Grey) and #7B8C86 (Dolphin Gray). 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 (7B818C, 8C7B8A, 8C867B and 7B8C7E)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #7B818C contains #8C7B8A (Taupe Gray), #8C867B (Middle Grey) and #7B8C7E (Dolphin Gray). 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 #7B818C Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #7B818C 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.

#7B818C Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 7B818C

    Slate Gray gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 7B818C

    Slate Gray vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 7B818C

    Slate Gray polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 7B818C

    Slate Gray honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 7B818C

    Slate Gray leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 7B818C

    Slate Gray houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 7B818C

    Slate Gray trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 7B818C

    Slate Gray plaid pattern

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.