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Retro Gray Color

HEX #94988C / RGB (148, 152, 140)

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What is Retro Gray Color?

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Retro Gray has the hex code #94988C. The equivalent RGB values are (148, 152, 140), which means it is composed of 34% red, 35% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:3 M:0 Y:8 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, Retro Gray has a hue of 80°, 8% saturation and a brightness value of 60%.
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.

Retro 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 retro 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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Retro Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#94988C
RGB Values(148, 152, 140)
CMYK Values(3%, 0%, 8%, 40%)
HSV/HSB Values(80°, 8%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#6B6773 [Dim Gray]
Closest Pantone®7538 C
Closest RAL7036 [Platinum grey]
Complementary Color#908C98 [Philippine Gray]
Retro Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#939393
Weighted Average (Most Common)#959595
Weighted Average (Luma)#969696
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C3C3C3

Retro Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 94988C. Complementary color is 908C98

Complementary Palette

The complement of Retro Gray is Philippine Gray with the hex code #908C98. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #94988C color is offered by #908C98. 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 (94988C, 8E988C and 98968C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Retro Gray (#94988C) are Philippine Gray (#8E988C) and Spanish Gray (#98968C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Retro 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 (94988C, 8C8E98 and 968C98)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Retro Gray (#94988C) are #8C8E98 (Roman Silver) and #968C98 (Spanish 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.

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Triadic color palette with (94988C, 8C9498 and 988C94)

Triadic Palette

Retro Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8C9498 (Spanish Gray) and #988C94 (Spanish Gray) along with #94988C 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 (94988C, 8C9498, 908C98 and 98908C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Retro Gray has four colors - #8C9498 (Spanish Gray), #908C98 (Philippine Gray) and #98908C (Philippine Gray) in addition to the base color (#94988C). 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 (94988C, 8C9896, 908C98 and 988C8E)

Square Palette

Retro Gray square color palette has #8C9896 (Morning Blue), #908C98 (Philippine Gray) and #988C8E (Philippine 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.

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Rainbow color

Retro Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Retro 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 Retro Gray Color


  • Transparent A9ADA3A9ADA3
  • Transparent B4B7AFB4B7AF
  • Transparent BFC1BABFC1BA
  • Transparent CACCC6CACCC6
  • Transparent D4D6D1D4D6D1
  • Transparent DFE0DDDFE0DD
  • Transparent EAEAE8EAEAE8
  • Transparent F4F5F4F4F5F4


  • Transparent 90938A90938A
  • Transparent 8E91888E9188
  • Transparent 8C8E878C8E87
  • Transparent 8A8C868A8C86
  • Transparent 888A85888A85
  • Transparent 868784868784
  • Transparent 848582848582
  • Transparent 828281828281


  • Transparent 767A70767A70
  • Transparent 686A62686A62
  • Transparent 595B54595B54
  • Transparent 4A4C464A4C46
  • Transparent 3B3D383B3D38
  • Transparent 2C2E2A2C2E2A
  • Transparent 1E1E1C1E1E1C
  • Transparent 0F0F0E0F0F0E

Retro Gray Color Patterns

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    Retro Gray Gingham Checks

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    Retro Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Retro Gray Honeycomb Pattern

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    Retro Gray Leaves Pattern

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    Retro Gray Houndstooth Pattern

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    Retro Gray Trellis Pattern

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    Retro Gray Plaid Pattern

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