Matte Gunmetal

HEX #25272C / RGB (37, 39, 44)

Gunmetal colored smart watch

What is Matte Gunmetal Color?

Matte Gunmetal (Hex code: 25272C) Thumbnail

Matte Gunmetal has the hex code #25272C. The equivalent RGB values are (37, 39, 44), which means it is composed of 31% red, 33% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:16 M:12 Y:0 K:83. In the HSV/HSB scale, Matte Gunmetal has a hue of 223°, 16% saturation and a brightness value of 17%.
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 Gunmetal Color Codes

Hex Code#25272C
RGB Values(37, 39, 44)
CMYK Values(16%, 12%, 0%, 83%)
HSV/HSB Values(223°, 16%, 17%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#DAD8D3 [Timberwolf]
Closest Pantone®426 C
Closest RAL9011 [Graphite black]
Complementary Color#2C2A25 [Pine Tree]
Matte Gunmetal Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#282828
Weighted Average (Most Common)#272727
Weighted Average (Luma)#272727
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#696969

Matte Gunmetal Color Palettes

Matte Gunmetal is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 25272C. Complementary color is 2C2A25

Complementary Palette

The complement of Matte Gunmetal is Pine Tree with the hex code #2C2A25. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #25272C color is offered by #2C2A25. 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 (25272C, 27252C and 252B2C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Matte Gunmetal (#25272C) are Charleston Green (#27252C) and Charleston Green (#252B2C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Matte 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 (25272C, 2C2725 and 2B2C25)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Matte Gunmetal (#25272C) are #2C2725 (Pine Tree) and #2B2C25 (Pine Tree). 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 (25272C, 2C2527 and 272C25)

Triadic Palette

Matte Gunmetal triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2C2527 (Raisin Black) and #272C25 (Pine Tree) along with #25272C 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 (25272C, 2C2527, 2C2A25 and 252C2A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Matte Gunmetal has four colors - #2C2527 (Raisin Black), #2C2A25 (Pine Tree) and #252C2A (Charleston Green) in addition to the base color (#25272C). 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 (25272C, 2C252B, 2C2A25 and 252C27)

Square Palette

Matte Gunmetal square color palette has #2C252B (Charleston Green), #2C2A25 (Pine Tree) and #252C27 (Charleston 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

Matte Gunmetal Color Rainbow Palette

Our Matte 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 Matte Gunmetal Color


  • Transparent 515256#515256
  • Transparent 66686B#66686B
  • Transparent 7C7D80#7C7D80
  • Transparent 929396#929396
  • Transparent A8A9AB#A8A9AB
  • Transparent BEBEC0#BEBEC0
  • Transparent D3D4D5#D3D4D5
  • Transparent E9E9EA#E9E9EA


  • Transparent 37393D#37393D
  • Transparent 404245#404245
  • Transparent 494B4E#494B4E
  • Transparent 535456#535456
  • Transparent 5C5C5E#5C5C5E
  • Transparent 656567#656567
  • Transparent 6E6E6F#6E6E6F
  • Transparent 777778#777778


  • Transparent 1E1F23#1E1F23
  • Transparent 1A1B1F#1A1B1F
  • Transparent 16171A#16171A
  • Transparent 131416#131416
  • Transparent 0F1012#0F1012
  • Transparent 0B0C0D#0B0C0D
  • Transparent 070809#070809
  • Transparent 040404#040404

Matte Gunmetal Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Matte Gunmetal Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Matte Gunmetal Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Gunmetal Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Gunmetal Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Gunmetal Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Gunmetal Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Gunmetal Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Gunmetal Plaid Pattern

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