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True Gray Color

HEX #949494 / RGB (148, 148, 148)

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What is True Gray Color?

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True Gray has the hex code #949494. The equivalent RGB values are (148, 148, 148), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:42. In the HSV/HSB scale, True Gray has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 58%.
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.

True Gray color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, true gray can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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True Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#949494
RGB Values(148, 148, 148)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 42%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 58%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#6B6B6B [Dim Gray]
Closest Pantone®7538 C
Closest RAL7036 [Platinum grey]
Complementary Color#949494 [Spanish Gray]
True Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#949494
Weighted Average (Most Common)#949494
Weighted Average (Luma)#949494
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C2C2C2

True Gray Color Palettes

True Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 949494. Complementary color is 949494

Complementary Palette

The complement of True Gray is Spanish Gray with the hex code #949494. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #949494 color is offered by #949494. 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 (949494, 949494 and 949494)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of True Gray (#949494) are Spanish Gray (#949494) and Spanish Gray (#949494). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of True 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 (949494, 949494 and 949494)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of True Gray (#949494) are #949494 (Spanish Gray) and #949494 (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 (949494, 949494 and 949494)

Triadic Palette

True Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #949494 (Spanish Gray) and #949494 (Spanish Gray) along with #949494 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 (949494, 949494, 949494 and 949494)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of True Gray has four colors - #949494 (Spanish Gray), #949494 (Spanish Gray) and #949494 (Spanish Gray) in addition to the base color (#949494). 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 (949494, 949494, 949494 and 949494)

Square Palette

True Gray square color palette has #949494 (Spanish Gray), #949494 (Spanish Gray) and #949494 (Spanish 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

True Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our True 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 True Gray Color


  • Transparent A9A9A9A9A9A9
  • Transparent B4B4B4B4B4B4
  • Transparent BFBFBFBFBFBF
  • Transparent CACACACACACA
  • Transparent D4D4D4D4D4D4
  • Transparent DFDFDFDFDFDF
  • Transparent EAEAEAEAEAEA
  • Transparent F4F4F4F4F4F4


  • Transparent 909090909090
  • Transparent 8E8E8E8E8E8E
  • Transparent 8C8C8C8C8C8C
  • Transparent 8A8A8A8A8A8A
  • Transparent 888888888888
  • Transparent 868686868686
  • Transparent 848484848484
  • Transparent 828282828282


  • Transparent 767676767676
  • Transparent 686868686868
  • Transparent 595959595959
  • Transparent 4A4A4A4A4A4A
  • Transparent 3B3B3B3B3B3B
  • Transparent 2C2C2C2C2C2C
  • Transparent 1E1E1E1E1E1E
  • Transparent 0F0F0F0F0F0F

True Gray Color Patterns

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    True Gray Gingham Checks

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    True Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Gray Plaid Pattern

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