Payne’s Grey

HEX #344D4D / RGB (52, 77, 77)

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What is Payne’s Grey Color?

Payne’s Grey (Hex code: 344D4D) Thumbnail

Payne’s Grey has the hex code #344D4D. The equivalent RGB values are (52, 77, 77), which means it is composed of 25% red, 37% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:33 M:0 Y:0 K:70. In the HSV/HSB scale, Payne’s Grey has a hue of 180°, 32% saturation and a brightness value of 30%.
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.

Payne's Grey is from the Ferrario 1919 color list. It is not part of the web colors list and can only be applied to web pages with HTML and/or CSS via the RGB, CMYK, HSB or hex code.

Payne’s Grey Color Codes

Hex Code#344D4D
RGB Values(52, 77, 77)
CMYK Values(33%, 0%, 0%, 70%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 32%, 30%)
Closest Web Safe#336666
Inverse Color#CBB2B2 [Silver Pink]
Closest Pantone®7736 C
Closest RAL7026 [Granite grey]
Complementary Color#4D3434 [Royal Brown]
Payne’s Grey Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#454545
Weighted Average (Most Common)#464646
Weighted Average (Luma)#484848
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8C8C8C

Payne’s Grey Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 344D4D. Complementary color is 4D3434

Complementary Palette

The complement of Payne’s Grey is Royal Brown with the hex code #4D3434. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #344D4D color is offered by #4D3434. 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 (344D4D, 34414D and 344D41)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Payne’s Grey (#344D4D) are Charcoal (#34414D) and Dark Slate Gray (#344D41). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Payne’s 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 (344D4D, 4D3441 and 4D4134)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Payne’s Grey (#344D4D) are #4D3441 (Dark Puce) and #4D4134 (Dark Lava). 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 (344D4D, 4D344D and 4D4D34)

Triadic Palette

Payne’s Grey triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4D344D (Purple Taupe) and #4D4D34 (Rifle Green) along with #344D4D 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 (344D4D, 4D344D, 4D3434 and 344D34)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Payne’s Grey has four colors - #4D344D (Purple Taupe), #4D3434 (Royal Brown) and #344D34 (Kombu Green) in addition to the base color (#344D4D). 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 (344D4D, 41344D, 4D3434 and 414D34)

Square Palette

Payne’s Grey square color palette has #41344D (Jacarta), #4D3434 (Royal Brown) and #414D34 (Rifle 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

Payne’s Grey Color Rainbow Palette

Our Payne’s 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 Payne’s Grey Color


  • Transparent 5D7171#5D7171
  • Transparent 718282#718282
  • Transparent 859494#859494
  • Transparent 9AA6A6#9AA6A6
  • Transparent AEB8B8#AEB8B8
  • Transparent C2CACA#C2CACA
  • Transparent D6DBDB#D6DBDB
  • Transparent EBEDED#EBEDED


  • Transparent 435757#435757
  • Transparent 4B5C5C#4B5C5C
  • Transparent 526161#526161
  • Transparent 5A6767#5A6767
  • Transparent 626C6C#626C6C
  • Transparent 697171#697171
  • Transparent 717676#717676
  • Transparent 787B7B#787B7B


  • Transparent 2A3E3E#2A3E3E
  • Transparent 243636#243636
  • Transparent 1F2E2E#1F2E2E
  • Transparent 1A2727#1A2727
  • Transparent 151F1F#151F1F
  • Transparent 101717#101717
  • Transparent 0A0F0F#0A0F0F
  • Transparent 050808#050808

Payne’s Grey Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Payne’s Grey Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Payne’s Grey Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Payne’s Grey Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Payne’s Grey Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Payne’s Grey Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Payne’s Grey Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Payne’s Grey Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Payne’s Grey Plaid Pattern

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