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Simple Gray Color

HEX #918E8C / RGB (145, 142, 140)

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What is Simple Gray Color?

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Simple Gray has the hex code #918E8C. The equivalent RGB values are (145, 142, 140), which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:2 Y:4 K:43. In the HSV/HSB scale, Simple Gray has a hue of 24°, 3% saturation and a brightness value of 57%.
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.

Simple 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Simple Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#918E8C
RGB Values(145, 142, 140)
CMYK Values(0%, 2%, 4%, 43%)
HSV/HSB Values(24°, 3%, 57%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#6E7173 [Nickel]
Closest Pantone®7539 C
Closest RAL7030 [Stone grey]
Complementary Color#8C8F91 [Philippine Gray]
Simple Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8F8F8F
Weighted Average (Luma)#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BFBFBF

Simple Gray Color Palettes

Simple Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 918E8C. Complementary color is 8C8F91

Complementary Palette

The complement of Simple Gray is Philippine Gray with the hex code #8C8F91. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #918E8C color is offered by #8C8F91. 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 (918E8C, 91918C and 918C8D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Simple Gray (#918E8C) are Philippine Gray (#91918C) and Philippine Gray (#918C8D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Simple 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 (918E8C, 8C9191 and 8C8D91)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Simple Gray (#918E8C) are #8C9191 (Philippine Gray) and #8C8D91 (Philippine 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 (918E8C, 8C918E and 8E8C91)

Triadic Palette

Simple Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8C918E (Philippine Gray) and #8E8C91 (Philippine Gray) along with #918E8C 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 (918E8C, 8C918E, 8C8F91 and 918C8F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Simple Gray has four colors - #8C918E (Philippine Gray), #8C8F91 (Philippine Gray) and #918C8F (Philippine Gray) in addition to the base color (#918E8C). 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 (918E8C, 8D918C, 8C8F91 and 918C91)

Square Palette

Simple Gray square color palette has #8D918C (Philippine Gray), #8C8F91 (Philippine Gray) and #918C91 (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

Simple Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Simple 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 Simple Gray Color


  • Transparent A7A5A3A7A5A3
  • Transparent B2B0AFB2B0AF
  • Transparent BDBBBABDBBBA
  • Transparent C8C7C6C8C7C6
  • Transparent D3D2D1D3D2D1
  • Transparent DEDDDDDEDDDD
  • Transparent E9E8E8E9E8E8
  • Transparent F4F4F4F4F4F4


  • Transparent 8E8B8A8E8B8A
  • Transparent 8C8A888C8A88
  • Transparent 8A88878A8887
  • Transparent 898786898786
  • Transparent 878685878685
  • Transparent 858484858484
  • Transparent 838382838382
  • Transparent 828181828181


  • Transparent 747270747270
  • Transparent 666362666362
  • Transparent 575554575554
  • Transparent 494746494746
  • Transparent 3A39383A3938
  • Transparent 2C2B2A2C2B2A
  • Transparent 1D1C1C1D1C1C
  • Transparent 0F0E0E0F0E0E

Simple Gray Color Patterns

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    Simple Gray Gingham Checks

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    Simple Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Simple Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Simple Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Simple Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Simple Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Simple Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Simple Gray Plaid Pattern

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