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Sweet Gray Color

HEX #B1A8AE / RGB (177, 168, 174)

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What is Sweet Gray Color?

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Sweet Gray has the hex code #B1A8AE. The equivalent RGB values are (177, 168, 174), which means it is composed of 34% red, 32% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:5 Y:2 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sweet Gray has a hue of 320°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 69%.
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.

Sweet 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 Sweet 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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Sweet Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#B1A8AE
RGB Values(177, 168, 174)
CMYK Values(0%, 5%, 2%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(320°, 5%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#4E5751 [Feldgrau]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 6 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#A8B1AB [Silver Chalice]
Sweet Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Luma)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CECECE

Sweet Gray Color Palettes

Sweet Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of B1A8AE. Complementary color is A8B1AB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sweet Gray is Silver Chalice with the hex code #A8B1AB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B1A8AE color is offered by #A8B1AB. 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 (B1A8AE, B1A8AA and B0A8B1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sweet Gray (#B1A8AE) are Silver Chalice (#B1A8AA) and Silver (Metallic) (#B0A8B1). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sweet 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (B1A8AE, AAB1A8 and A8B1B0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sweet Gray (#B1A8AE) are #AAB1A8 (Silver Chalice) and #A8B1B0 (Silver Foil). 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 (B1A8AE, AEB1A8 and A8AEB1)

Triadic Palette

Sweet Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AEB1A8 (Silver Foil) and #A8AEB1 (Metallic Silver) along with #B1A8AE 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 (B1A8AE, AEB1A8, A8B1AB and ABA8B1)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sweet Gray has four colors - #AEB1A8 (Silver Foil), #A8B1AB (Silver Chalice) and #ABA8B1 (Silver (Metallic)) in addition to the base color (#B1A8AE). 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 (B1A8AE, B1B0A8, A8B1AB and A8AAB1)

Square Palette

Sweet Gray square color palette has #B1B0A8 (Silver Foil), #A8B1AB (Silver Chalice) and #A8AAB1 (Metallic Silver). 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

Sweet Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sweet 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Sweet Gray Color


  • Transparent C1B9BEC1B9BE
  • Transparent C8C2C6C8C2C6
  • Transparent D0CBCED0CBCE
  • Transparent D8D4D7D8D4D7
  • Transparent E0DCDFE0DCDF
  • Transparent E8E5E7E8E5E7
  • Transparent EFEEEFEFEEEF
  • Transparent F7F6F7F7F6F7


  • Transparent A7A0A5A7A0A5
  • Transparent A29CA0A29CA0
  • Transparent 9D989C9D989C
  • Transparent 999497999497
  • Transparent 949092949092
  • Transparent 8F8C8E8F8C8E
  • Transparent 8A88898A8889
  • Transparent 858485858485


  • Transparent 8E868B8E868B
  • Transparent 7C767A7C767A
  • Transparent 6A65686A6568
  • Transparent 595457595457
  • Transparent 474346474346
  • Transparent 353234353234
  • Transparent 232223232223
  • Transparent 121111121111

Sweet Gray Color Patterns

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    Sweet Gray Gingham Checks

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    Sweet Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sweet Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sweet Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sweet Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sweet Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sweet Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sweet Gray Plaid Pattern

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