#DCDCDC Hex Code

Color Name: Gainsboro

What is hex #DCDCDC Color?

Gainsboro (Hex code: DCDCDC) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #DCDCDC is Gainsboro. The RGB values are (220, 220, 220) 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:14. In the HSV/HSB scale, #DCDCDC has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 86%.
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 #DCDCDC Color Codes

Color NameGainsboro
RGB Values(220, 220, 220)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 14%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 86%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#232323 [Raisin Black]
Closest Pantone®5315 C
Closest RAL9001 [Cream]
Complementary Color#DCDCDC [Gainsboro]
#DCDCDC Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Luma)#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E7E7E7

Hex #DCDCDC Color Palettes

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

Complementary Palette

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

Analogous Palette

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

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #DCDCDC are #DCDCDC (Gainsboro) and #DCDCDC (Gainsboro). 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 (DCDCDC, DCDCDC and DCDCDC)

Triadic Palette

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

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #DCDCDC has #DCDCDC (Gainsboro), #DCDCDC (Gainsboro) and #DCDCDC (Gainsboro). 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 (DCDCDC, DCDCDC, DCDCDC and DCDCDC)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #DCDCDC contains #DCDCDC (Gainsboro), #DCDCDC (Gainsboro) and #DCDCDC (Gainsboro). 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 #DCDCDC Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #DCDCDC 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 Gainsboro Color


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#DCDCDC Color Patterns

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    Gainsboro Gingham Checks

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    Gainsboro Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Gainsboro Polka Dots Pattern

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    Gainsboro Honeycomb Pattern

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    Gainsboro Leaves Pattern

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    Gainsboro Houndstooth Pattern

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    Gainsboro Trellis Pattern

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    Gainsboro 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.