#8B8A8D Hex Code

Color Name: Philippine Gray

What is hex #8B8A8D Color?

Philippine Gray (Hex code: 8B8A8D) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #8B8A8D is Philippine Gray. The RGB values are (139, 138, 141) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:2 Y:0 K:45. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8B8A8D has a hue of 260°, 2% 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 #8B8A8D Color Codes

Color NamePhilippine Gray
RGB Values(139, 138, 141)
CMYK Values(1%, 2%, 0%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(260°, 2%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#747572 [Nickel]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 8 C
Closest RAL7042 [Traffic grey A]
Complementary Color#8C8D8A [Philippine Gray]
#8B8A8D Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Luma)#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BCBCBC

Hex #8B8A8D Color Palettes

8B8A8D is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 8B8A8D. Complementary color is 8C8D8A

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8B8A8D is #8C8D8A which is called Philippine Gray. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8B8A8D color is offered by #8C8D8A. 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 (8B8A8D, 8D8A8D and 8A8B8D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8B8A8D are #8D8A8D and #8A8B8D, called Philippine Gray and Philippine Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8B8A8D 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 (8B8A8D, 8D8D8A and 8B8D8A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8B8A8D are #8D8D8A (Philippine Gray) and #8B8D8A (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 (8B8A8D, 8D8B8A and 8A8D8B)

Triadic Palette

#8B8A8D triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8D8B8A (Philippine Gray) and #8A8D8B (Philippine Gray) along with #8B8A8D, 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 (8B8A8D, 8D8B8A, 8C8D8A and 8A8C8D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8B8A8D has #8D8B8A (Philippine Gray), #8C8D8A (Philippine Gray) and #8A8C8D (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 (8B8A8D, 8D8A8B, 8C8D8A and 8A8D8D)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8B8A8D contains #8D8A8B (Philippine Gray), #8C8D8A (Philippine Gray) and #8A8D8D (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 #8B8A8D Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8B8A8D 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.

Shades of Philippine Gray Color


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#8B8A8D 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.