Silver Grey (RAL) color hex code is #8E969D and RGB (142, 150, 157). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 208°, saturation of 10% and a brightness of 62%. The CMYK values of Silver Grey (RAL) are C:10 M:5 Y:0 K:38.
Silver grey is from the RAL Classic list where it is included as 7001. 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 Silver Grey (RAL) is Spanish Gray with the hex code #9D958E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8E969D color is offered by #9D958E. 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 Silver Grey (RAL) (#8E969D) are Roman Silver (#8E8F9D) and Morning Blue (#8E9D9D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Silver 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 Silver Grey (RAL) (#8E969D) are #9D8E8F (Spanish Gray) and #9D9D8E (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.
Silver Grey (RAL) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9D8E96 (Spanish Gray) and #969D8E (Spanish Gray) along with #8E969D 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 Silver Grey (RAL) has four colors - #9D8E96 (Spanish Gray), #9D958E (Spanish Gray) and #8E9D95 (Morning Blue) in addition to the base color (#8E969D). 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.
Silver Grey (RAL) square color palette has #9D8E9D (Deep Amethyst), #9D958E (Spanish Gray) and #8F9D8E (Morning Blue). 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.
Silver Grey (RAL) Color Rainbow Palette
Our Silver 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.