Light Gunmetal

HEX #344148 / RGB (52, 65, 72)

Gunmetal colored car rim

What is Light Gunmetal Color?

Light Gunmetal (Hex code: 344148) Thumbnail

Light Gunmetal has the hex code #344148. The equivalent RGB values are (52, 65, 72), which means it is composed of 28% red, 34% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:28 M:10 Y:0 K:72. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Gunmetal has a hue of 201°, 28% saturation and a brightness value of 28%.
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.

Light gunmetal is a dull gray color with a tinge of cyan blue. For web use, including HTML and CSS, use the hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values.

Light Gunmetal Color Codes

Hex Code#344148
RGB Values(52, 65, 72)
CMYK Values(28%, 10%, 0%, 72%)
HSV/HSB Values(201°, 28%, 28%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#CBBEB7 [Pale Silver]
Closest Pantone®432 C
Closest RAL7026 [Granite grey]
Complementary Color#483B34 [Dark Lava]
Light Gunmetal Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3F3F3F
Desaturated#3E3E3E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3E3E3E
Weighted Average (Luma)#3F3F3F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#838383

Light Gunmetal Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 344148. Complementary color is 483B34

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Gunmetal is Dark Lava with the hex code #483B34. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #344148 color is offered by #483B34. 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 (344148, 343748 and 344845)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Gunmetal (#344148) are Arsenic (#343748) and Arsenic (#344845). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Gunmetal with a 30° separation on either side. 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 (344148, 483437 and 484534)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Gunmetal (#344148) are #483437 (Dark Lava) and #484534 (Rifle Green). 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 (344148, 483441 and 414834)

Triadic Palette

Light Gunmetal triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #483441 (Dark Puce) and #414834 (Rifle Green) along with #344148 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 (344148, 483441, 483B34 and 34483B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Gunmetal has four colors - #483441 (Dark Puce), #483B34 (Dark Lava) and #34483B (Kombu Green) in addition to the base color (#344148). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (344148, 453448, 483B34 and 374834)

Square Palette

Light Gunmetal square color palette has #453448 (Dark Puce), #483B34 (Dark Lava) and #374834 (Kombu Green). 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

Light Gunmetal Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Gunmetal rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Light Gunmetal Color

Tints

  • Transparent 5D676D#5D676D
  • Transparent 717A7F#717A7F
  • Transparent 858D91#858D91
  • Transparent 9AA0A4#9AA0A4
  • Transparent AEB3B6#AEB3B6
  • Transparent C2C6C8#C2C6C8
  • Transparent D6D9DA#D6D9DA
  • Transparent EBECED#EBECED

Tones

  • Transparent 434E53#434E53
  • Transparent 4B5459#4B5459
  • Transparent 525A5E#525A5E
  • Transparent 5A6164#5A6164
  • Transparent 62676A#62676A
  • Transparent 696D6F#696D6F
  • Transparent 717375#717375
  • Transparent 787A7A#787A7A

Shades

  • Transparent 2A343A#2A343A
  • Transparent 242E32#242E32
  • Transparent 1F272B#1F272B
  • Transparent 1A2124#1A2124
  • Transparent 151A1D#151A1D
  • Transparent 101416#101416
  • Transparent 0A0D0E#0A0D0E
  • Transparent 050707#050707

Light Gunmetal Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Light Gunmetal Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Light Gunmetal Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Gunmetal Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Gunmetal Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Gunmetal Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Gunmetal Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Gunmetal Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Gunmetal Plaid Pattern

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