#898B8B Hex Code

Color Name: Philippine Gray

What is hex #898B8B Color?

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The color name of hex code #898B8B is Philippine Gray. The RGB values are (137, 139, 139) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:0 Y:0 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, #898B8B has a hue of 180°, 1% 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 #898B8B Color Codes

Color NamePhilippine Gray
RGB Values(137, 139, 139)
CMYK Values(1%, 0%, 0%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 1%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#767474 [Sonic Silver]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 8 C
Closest RAL7030 [Stone grey]
Complementary Color#8B8989 [Taupe Gray]
#898B8B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8A8A8A
Desaturated#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Luma)#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BCBCBC

Hex #898B8B Color Palettes

898B8B is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 898B8B. Complementary color is 8B8989

Complementary Palette

The complement of #898B8B is #8B8989 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 #898B8B color is offered by #8B8989. 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 (898B8B, 898A8B and 898B8A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #898B8B are #898A8B and #898B8A, called Philippine Gray and Philippine Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #898B8B 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 (898B8B, 8B898A and 8B8A89)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #898B8B are #8B898A (Philippine Gray) and #8B8A89 (Philippine 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 (898B8B, 8B898B and 8B8B89)

Triadic Palette

#898B8B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8B898B (Philippine Gray) and #8B8B89 (Philippine Gray) along with #898B8B, 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 (898B8B, 8B898B, 8B8989 and 898B89)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #898B8B has #8B898B (Philippine Gray), #8B8989 (Taupe Gray) and #898B89 (Philippine 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 (898B8B, 8A898B, 8B8989 and 8A8B89)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #898B8B contains #8A898B (Philippine Gray), #8B8989 (Taupe Gray) and #8A8B89 (Philippine 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 #898B8B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #898B8B 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.

#898B8B Color Patterns

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    Philippine Gray Gingham Checks

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    Philippine Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Philippine Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Philippine Gray Honeycomb Pattern

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    Philippine Gray Leaves Pattern

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    Philippine Gray Houndstooth Pattern

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    Philippine Gray Trellis Pattern

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    Philippine 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.