#8B867D Hex Code

Color Name: Middle Grey

What is hex #8B867D Color?

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The color name of hex code #8B867D is Middle Grey. The RGB values are (139, 134, 125) which means it is composed of 35% red, 34% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:4 Y:10 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8B867D has a hue of 39°, 10% 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 #8B867D Color Codes

Color NameMiddle Grey
RGB Values(139, 134, 125)
CMYK Values(0%, 4%, 10%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(39°, 10%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#747982 [AuroMetalSaurus]
Closest Pantone®403 C
Closest RAL9007 [Grey aluminium]
Complementary Color#7D828B [Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)]
#8B867D Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#858585
Weighted Average (Most Common)#878787
Weighted Average (Luma)#868686
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BABABA

Hex #8B867D Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8B867D. Complementary color is 7D828B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8B867D is #7D828B which is called Gray (HTML/CSS Gray). Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8B867D color is offered by #7D828B. 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 (8B867D, 898B7D and 8B7F7D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8B867D are #898B7D and #8B7F7D, called Middle Grey and Rocket Metallic, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8B867D 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 (8B867D, 7D898B and 7F7D8B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8B867D are #7D898B (Dolphin Gray) and #7F7D8B (Gray (HTML/CSS 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 (8B867D, 7D8B86 and 867D8B)

Triadic Palette

#8B867D triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7D8B86 (Dolphin Gray) and #867D8B (Taupe Gray) along with #8B867D, 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 (8B867D, 7D8B86, 7D828B and 8B7D82)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8B867D has #7D8B86 (Dolphin Gray), #7D828B (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #8B7D82 (Rocket Metallic). 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 (8B867D, 7D8B7F, 7D828B and 8B7D89)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8B867D contains #7D8B7F (Dolphin Gray), #7D828B (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #8B7D89 (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 #8B867D Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8B867D 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.

#8B867D Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 8B867D

    Middle Grey gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 8B867D

    Middle Grey vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 8B867D

    Middle Grey polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 8B867D

    Middle Grey honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 8B867D

    Middle Grey leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 8B867D

    Middle Grey houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 8B867D

    Middle Grey trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 8B867D

    Middle Grey 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.