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Sandstone Red Grey Color

HEX #886E70 / RGB (136, 110, 112)

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What is Sandstone Red Grey Color?

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Sandstone Red Grey has the hex code #886E70. The equivalent RGB values are (136, 110, 112), which means it is composed of 38% red, 31% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:19 Y:18 K:47. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sandstone Red Grey has a hue of 355°, 19% saturation and a brightness value of 53%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 020 50 10, Sandstone Red Grey hex code is #886E70 with equivalent RGB (136, 110, 112). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Sandstone Red Grey's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Sandstone Red Grey Color Codes

Hex Code#886E70
RGB Values(136, 110, 112)
CMYK Values(0%, 19%, 18%, 47%)
HSV/HSB Values(355°, 19%, 53%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#77918F [Light Slate Gray]
Closest Pantone®409 C
Closest RAL7048 [Pearl mouse grey]
Complementary Color#6E8886 [AuroMetalSaurus]
Sandstone Red Grey Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#777777
Weighted Average (Most Common)#767676
Weighted Average (Luma)#747474
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AEAEAE

Sandstone Red Grey Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 886E70. Complementary color is 6E8886

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sandstone Red Grey is AuroMetalSaurus with the hex code #6E8886. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #886E70 color is offered by #6E8886. 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 (886E70, 88796E and 886E7D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sandstone Red Grey (#886E70) are Shadow (#88796E) and Old Lavender (#886E7D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sandstone Red 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (886E70, 6E8879 and 6E7D88)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sandstone Red Grey (#886E70) are #6E8879 (Xanadu) and #6E7D88 (AuroMetalSaurus). 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 (886E70, 70886E and 6E7088)

Triadic Palette

Sandstone Red Grey triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #70886E (Camouflage Green) and #6E7088 (AuroMetalSaurus) along with #886E70 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 (886E70, 70886E, 6E8886 and 866E88)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sandstone Red Grey has four colors - #70886E (Camouflage Green), #6E8886 (AuroMetalSaurus) and #866E88 (Chinese Violet) in addition to the base color (#886E70). 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 (886E70, 7D886E, 6E8886 and 796E88)

Square Palette

Sandstone Red Grey square color palette has #7D886E (Camouflage Green), #6E8886 (AuroMetalSaurus) and #796E88 (Rhythm). 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

Sandstone Red Grey Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sandstone Red 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Sandstone Red Grey Color


  • Transparent A08B8DA08B8D
  • Transparent AC9A9BAC9A9B
  • Transparent B8A8A9B8A8A9
  • Transparent C4B7B8C4B7B8
  • Transparent CFC5C6CFC5C6
  • Transparent DBD4D4DBD4D4
  • Transparent E7E2E2E7E2E2
  • Transparent F3F1F1F3F1F1


  • Transparent 867273867273
  • Transparent 867375867375
  • Transparent 857576857576
  • Transparent 847778847778
  • Transparent 83797A83797A
  • Transparent 827B7B827B7B
  • Transparent 827C7D827C7D
  • Transparent 817E7E817E7E


  • Transparent 6D585A6D585A
  • Transparent 5F4D4E5F4D4E
  • Transparent 524243524243
  • Transparent 443738443738
  • Transparent 362C2D362C2D
  • Transparent 292122292122
  • Transparent 1B16161B1616
  • Transparent 0E0B0B0E0B0B

Sandstone Red Grey Color Patterns

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    Sandstone Red Grey Gingham Checks

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    Sandstone Red Grey Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Sandstone Red Grey Polka Dots Pattern

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    Sandstone Red Grey Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sandstone Red Grey Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sandstone Red Grey Houndstooth Pattern

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    Sandstone Red Grey Trellis Pattern

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    Sandstone Red Grey Plaid Pattern

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