Matte Grey

HEX #7B7B7C / RGB (123, 123, 124)

What is Matte Grey Color?

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Matte Grey has the hex code #7B7B7C. The equivalent RGB values are (123, 123, 124), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:1 Y:0 K:51. In the HSV/HSB scale, Matte Grey has a hue of 240°, 1% saturation and a brightness value of 49%.
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.

Matte Grey is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the matte grey CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Matte Grey Color Codes

Hex Code#7B7B7C
RGB Values(123, 123, 124)
CMYK Values(1%, 1%, 0%, 51%)
HSV/HSB Values(240°, 1%, 49%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#848483 [Old Silver]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 9 C
Closest RAL7037 [Dusty grey]
Complementary Color#7C7C7B [Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)]
Matte Grey Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Luma)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B2B2B2

Matte Grey Color Palettes

Matte Grey is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 7B7B7C. Complementary color is 7C7C7B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Matte Grey is Gray (HTML/CSS Gray) with the hex code #7C7C7B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #7B7B7C color is offered by #7C7C7B. 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 (7B7B7C, 7C7B7C and 7B7C7C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Matte Grey (#7B7B7C) are Gray (HTML/CSS Gray) (#7C7B7C) and Gray (HTML/CSS Gray) (#7B7C7C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Matte Grey 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 (7B7B7C, 7C7C7B and 7C7C7B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Matte Grey (#7B7B7C) are #7C7C7B (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #7C7C7B (Gray (HTML/CSS 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 (7B7B7C, 7C7B7B and 7B7C7B)

Triadic Palette

Matte Grey triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7C7B7B (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #7B7C7B (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) along with #7B7B7C 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 (7B7B7C, 7C7B7B, 7C7C7B and 7B7C7C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Matte Grey has four colors - #7C7B7B (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)), #7C7C7B (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #7B7C7C (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) in addition to the base color (#7B7B7C). 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 (7B7B7C, 7C7B7C, 7C7C7B and 7B7C7C)

Square Palette

Matte Grey square color palette has #7C7B7C (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)), #7C7C7B (Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)) and #7B7C7C (Gray (HTML/CSS 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

Matte Grey Color Rainbow Palette

Our Matte Grey 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 Matte Grey Color


  • Transparent 959596#959596
  • Transparent A3A3A3#A3A3A3
  • Transparent B0B0B0#B0B0B0
  • Transparent BDBDBE#BDBDBE
  • Transparent CACACB#CACACB
  • Transparent D7D7D8#D7D7D8
  • Transparent E5E5E5#E5E5E5
  • Transparent F2F2F2#F2F2F2


  • Transparent 7C7C7D#7C7C7D
  • Transparent 7D7D7D#7D7D7D
  • Transparent 7D7D7E#7D7D7E
  • Transparent 7E7E7E#7E7E7E
  • Transparent 7E7E7E#7E7E7E
  • Transparent 7F7F7F#7F7F7F
  • Transparent 7F7F7F#7F7F7F
  • Transparent 808080#808080


  • Transparent 626263#626263
  • Transparent 565657#565657
  • Transparent 4A4A4A#4A4A4A
  • Transparent 3E3E3E#3E3E3E
  • Transparent 313132#313132
  • Transparent 252525#252525
  • Transparent 191919#191919
  • Transparent 0C0C0C#0C0C0C

Matte Grey Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Matte Grey Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Matte Grey Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Grey Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Grey Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Grey Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Grey Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Grey Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Grey Plaid Pattern

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