#878787 Hex Code

Color Name: Taupe Gray

What is hex #878787 Color?

Taupe Gray (Hex code: 878787) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #878787 is Taupe Gray. The RGB values are (135, 135, 135) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:47. In the HSV/HSB scale, #878787 has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 53%.
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 #878787 Color Codes

Color NameTaupe Gray
RGB Values(135, 135, 135)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 47%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 53%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#787878 [Sonic Silver]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 8 C
Closest RAL9022 [Pearl light grey]
Complementary Color#878787 [Taupe Gray]
#878787 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#878787
Desaturated#878787
Weighted Average (Most Common)#878787
Weighted Average (Luma)#878787
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BABABA

Hex #878787 Color Palettes

878787 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 878787. Complementary color is 878787

Complementary Palette

The complement of #878787 is #878787 which is called Taupe Gray. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #878787 color is offered by #878787. 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 (878787, 878787 and 878787)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #878787 are #878787 and #878787, called Taupe Gray and Taupe Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #878787 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 (878787, 878787 and 878787)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #878787 are #878787 (Taupe Gray) and #878787 (Taupe Gray). 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 (878787, 878787 and 878787)

Triadic Palette

#878787 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #878787 (Taupe Gray) and #878787 (Taupe Gray) along with #878787, 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 (878787, 878787, 878787 and 878787)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #878787 has #878787 (Taupe Gray), #878787 (Taupe Gray) and #878787 (Taupe 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 (878787, 878787, 878787 and 878787)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #878787 contains #878787 (Taupe Gray), #878787 (Taupe Gray) and #878787 (Taupe 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 #878787 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #878787 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.

#878787 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 878787

    Taupe Gray gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 878787

    Taupe Gray vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 878787

    Taupe Gray polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 878787

    Taupe Gray honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 878787

    Taupe Gray leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 878787

    Taupe Gray houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 878787

    Taupe Gray trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 878787

    Taupe 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.