Olive Grey (RAL) color hex code is #7F7863 and RGB (127, 120, 99). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 45°, saturation of 22% and a brightness of 50%. The CMYK values of Olive Grey (RAL) are C:0 M:6 Y:22 K:50.
Olive grey is from the RAL Classic list where it is included as 7002. The color can be applied on web pages with HTML and/or CSS code via the HSL, RGB and/or hex values. RAL colors are used extensively in several European countries including Germany, Italy, France etc. Please note: The CMYK values displayed on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex color code using known formulae.
Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.
The complement of Olive Grey (RAL) is Dark Electric Blue with the hex code #636A7F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #7F7863 color is offered by #636A7F. 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.
The analogous colors of Olive Grey (RAL) (#7F7863) are Camouflage Green (#787F63) and Deep Taupe (#7F6A63). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Olive Grey (RAL) 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Olive Grey (RAL) (#7F7863) are #63787F (AuroMetalSaurus) and #6A637F (Old Lavender). 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.
Olive Grey (RAL) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #637F78 (AuroMetalSaurus) and #78637F (Old Lavender) along with #7F7863 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Olive Grey (RAL) has four colors - #637F78 (AuroMetalSaurus), #636A7F (Dark Electric Blue) and #7F636A (Deep Taupe) in addition to the base color (#7F7863). 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.
Olive Grey (RAL) square color palette has #637F6A (Axolotl), #636A7F (Dark Electric Blue) and #7F6378 (Old Lavender). 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.
Olive Grey (RAL) Color Rainbow Palette
Our Olive Grey (RAL) 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.