#838085 Hex Code

Color Name: Old Silver

What is hex #838085 Color?

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The color name of hex code #838085 is Old Silver. The RGB values are (131, 128, 133) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:4 Y:0 K:48. In the HSV/HSB scale, #838085 has a hue of 276°, 4% saturation and a brightness value of 52%.
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 #838085 Color Codes

Color NameOld Silver
RGB Values(131, 128, 133)
CMYK Values(2%, 4%, 0%, 48%)
HSV/HSB Values(276°, 4%, 52%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#7C7F7A [Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)]
Closest Pantone®430 C
Closest RAL9022 [Pearl light grey]
Complementary Color#828580 [Old Silver]
#838085 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#838383
Desaturated#838383
Weighted Average (Most Common)#818181
Weighted Average (Luma)#818181
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B6B6B6

Hex #838085 Color Palettes

838085 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 838085. Complementary color is 828580

Complementary Palette

The complement of #838085 is #828580 which is called Old Silver. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #838085 color is offered by #828580. 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 (838085, 858085 and 818085)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #838085 are #858085 and #818085, called Old Silver and Gray (HTML/CSS Gray), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #838085 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 (838085, 858580 and 808581)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #838085 are #858580 (Old Silver) and #808581 (Old Silver). 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 (838085, 858380 and 808583)

Triadic Palette

#838085 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #858380 (Old Silver) and #808583 (Old Silver) along with #838085, 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 (838085, 858380, 828580 and 808285)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #838085 has #858380 (Old Silver), #828580 (Old Silver) and #808285 (Gray (HTML/CSS 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 (838085, 858180, 828580 and 808585)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #838085 contains #858180 (Old Silver), #828580 (Old Silver) and #808585 (Old Silver). 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 #838085 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #838085 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.

#838085 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 838085

    Old Silver gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 838085

    Old Silver vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 838085

    Old Silver polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 838085

    Old Silver honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 838085

    Old Silver leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 838085

    Old Silver houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 838085

    Old Silver trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 838085

    Old Silver 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.