#A49C9A Hex Code

Color Name: Spanish Gray

What is hex #A49C9A Color?

Spanish Gray (Hex code: A49C9A) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #A49C9A is Spanish Gray. The RGB values are (164, 156, 154) which means it is composed of 35% red, 33% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:5 Y:6 K:36. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A49C9A has a hue of 12°, 6% saturation and a brightness value of 64%.
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 #A49C9A Color Codes

Color NameSpanish Gray
RGB Values(164, 156, 154)
CMYK Values(0%, 5%, 6%, 36%)
HSV/HSB Values(12°, 6%, 64%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#5B6365 [Black Coral]
Closest Pantone®Warm Gray 6 C
Closest RAL9006 [White aluminium]
Complementary Color#9AA2A4 [Manatee]
#A49C9A Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Luma)#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C7C7C7

Hex #A49C9A Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A49C9A. Complementary color is 9AA2A4

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A49C9A is #9AA2A4 which is called Manatee. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A49C9A color is offered by #9AA2A4. 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 (A49C9A, A4A19A and A49A9D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A49C9A are #A4A19A and #A49A9D, called Quick Silver and Spanish Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A49C9A 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 (A49C9A, 9AA4A1 and 9A9DA4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A49C9A are #9AA4A1 (Quick Silver) and #9A9DA4 (Manatee). 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 (A49C9A, 9AA49C and 9C9AA4)

Triadic Palette

#A49C9A triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9AA49C (Spanish Gray) and #9C9AA4 (Manatee) along with #A49C9A, 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 (A49C9A, 9AA49C, 9AA2A4 and A49AA2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A49C9A has #9AA49C (Spanish Gray), #9AA2A4 (Manatee) and #A49AA2 (Heliotrope 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 (A49C9A, 9DA49A, 9AA2A4 and A19AA4)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A49C9A contains #9DA49A (Spanish Gray), #9AA2A4 (Manatee) and #A19AA4 (Heliotrope 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 #A49C9A Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A49C9A 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 Spanish Gray Color


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#A49C9A Color Patterns

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    Spanish Gray Gingham Checks

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    Spanish Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Spanish Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Spanish Gray Honeycomb Pattern

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    Spanish Gray Leaves Pattern

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    Spanish Gray Houndstooth Pattern

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    Spanish Gray Trellis Pattern

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    Spanish 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.