#ABB8BA Hex Code

Color Name: Ash Gray

What is hex #ABB8BA Color?

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The color name of hex code #ABB8BA is Ash Gray. The RGB values are (171, 184, 186) which means it is composed of 32% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:8 M:1 Y:0 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, #ABB8BA has a hue of 188°, 8% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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 #ABB8BA Color Codes

Color NameAsh Gray
RGB Values(171, 184, 186)
CMYK Values(8%, 1%, 0%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(188°, 8%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#544745 [Quartz]
Closest Pantone®5517 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#BAADAB [Black Shadows]
#ABB8BA Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Luma)#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Hex #ABB8BA Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of ABB8BA. Complementary color is BAADAB

Complementary Palette

The complement of #ABB8BA is #BAADAB which is called Black Shadows. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #ABB8BA color is offered by #BAADAB. 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 (ABB8BA, ABB1BA and ABBAB5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #ABB8BA are #ABB1BA and #ABBAB5, called Cadet Blue (Crayola) and Ash Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #ABB8BA 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 (ABB8BA, BAABB1 and BAB5AB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #ABB8BA are #BAABB1 (Black Shadows) and #BAB5AB (Black Shadows). 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 (ABB8BA, BAABB8 and B8BAAB)

Triadic Palette

#ABB8BA triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BAABB8 (Black Shadows) and #B8BAAB (Philippine Silver) along with #ABB8BA, 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 (ABB8BA, BAABB8, BAADAB and ABBAAD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #ABB8BA has #BAABB8 (Black Shadows), #BAADAB (Black Shadows) and #ABBAAD (Silver Foil). 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 (ABB8BA, B5ABBA, BAADAB and B1BAAB)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #ABB8BA contains #B5ABBA (Philippine Silver), #BAADAB (Black Shadows) and #B1BAAB (Silver Foil). 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 #ABB8BA Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #ABB8BA 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 Ash Gray Color


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#ABB8BA Color Patterns

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    Ash Gray Gingham Checks

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    Ash Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Ash Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Ash Gray Honeycomb Pattern

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    Ash Gray Leaves Pattern

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    Ash Gray Houndstooth Pattern

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    Ash Gray Trellis Pattern

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    Ash 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.