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Modern Gray Color

HEX #6F6E72 / RGB (111, 110, 114)

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What is Modern Gray Color?

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Modern Gray has the hex code #6F6E72. The equivalent RGB values are (111, 110, 114), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:3 M:4 Y:0 K:55. In the HSV/HSB scale, Modern Gray has a hue of 255°, 4% saturation and a brightness value of 45%.
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.

Modern Gray 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 Modern Gray CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Modern Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#6F6E72
RGB Values(111, 110, 114)
CMYK Values(3%, 4%, 0%, 55%)
HSV/HSB Values(255°, 4%, 45%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#90918D [Philippine Gray]
Closest Pantone®424 C
Closest RAL7005 [Mouse grey]
Complementary Color#71726E [Dark Silver]
Modern Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#707070
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6F6F6F
Weighted Average (Luma)#6F6F6F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AAAAAA

Modern Gray Color Palettes

Modern Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 6F6E72. Complementary color is 71726E

Complementary Palette

The complement of Modern Gray is Dark Silver with the hex code #71726E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6F6E72 color is offered by #71726E. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (6F6E72, 716E72 and 6E6F72)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Modern Gray (#6F6E72) are Dark Silver (#716E72) and Dark Silver (#6E6F72). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Modern Gray 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (6F6E72, 72716E and 6F726E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Modern Gray (#6F6E72) are #72716E (Dark Silver) and #6F726E (Dark Silver). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (6F6E72, 726F6E and 6E726F)

Triadic Palette

Modern Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #726F6E (Dark Silver) and #6E726F (Dark Silver) along with #6F6E72 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (6F6E72, 726F6E, 71726E and 6E7172)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Modern Gray has four colors - #726F6E (Dark Silver), #71726E (Dark Silver) and #6E7172 (Nickel) in addition to the base color (#6F6E72). 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.

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Square color palette with (6F6E72, 726E6F, 71726E and 6E7271)

Square Palette

Modern Gray square color palette has #726E6F (Dark Silver), #71726E (Dark Silver) and #6E7271 (Nickel). 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.

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Rainbow color

Modern Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Modern Gray 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Modern Gray Color


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  • Transparent 9A9A9C9A9A9C
  • Transparent A9A8AAA9A8AA
  • Transparent B7B7B9B7B7B9
  • Transparent C5C5C7C5C5C7
  • Transparent D4D4D5D4D4D5
  • Transparent E2E2E3E2E2E3
  • Transparent F1F1F1F1F1F1


  • Transparent 727275727275
  • Transparent 747376747376
  • Transparent 767578767578
  • Transparent 787779787779
  • Transparent 79797A79797A
  • Transparent 7B7B7C7B7B7C
  • Transparent 7D7C7D7D7C7D
  • Transparent 7E7E7F7E7E7F


  • Transparent 59585B59585B
  • Transparent 4E4D504E4D50
  • Transparent 434244434244
  • Transparent 383739383739
  • Transparent 2C2C2E2C2C2E
  • Transparent 212122212122
  • Transparent 161617161617
  • Transparent 0B0B0B0B0B0B

Modern Gray Color Patterns

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    Modern Gray Gingham Checks

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    Modern Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Modern Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Modern Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Modern Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Modern Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Modern Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Modern Gray Plaid Pattern

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