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Dark gray

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#a9a9a9
RGB:
169, 169, 169
CMYK:
0, 0, 0, 34
HSL:
0°, 0%, 66.3%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Rose quartz
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 422
in RAL Classic:
RAL 9006
in RAL Design:
RAL 120 70 05
in RAL Effect:
RAL 830-2
in NCS:
NCS S 4000-N
What color is Dark gray? What looks best in Dark gray?
2023-05-31 Snargl 1 minute 51 seconds

What color is Dark gray?

Man in a suit with a sword and armor on a gray background with a light shining through his eyes
Room with a desk
White sports car parked in a garage next to a planter and a wall
Dark gray is a color that is midway between black and white, with equal amounts of red, green, and blue components.

The hexadecimal RGB code of dark gray is #A9A9A9, which means it has 169 out of 255 units of each color.

The CMYK code of dark gray is 0\% cyan, 0\% magenta, 0\% yellow, and 34\% black, which means it has no hue or saturation, and only varies in lightness.

Dark gray has traditionally been used to express solemnity or seriousness.

As a result, this color can evoke feelings of sadness or gloom, which can lead to negative emotions such as depression or anxiety.

In addition, dark gray can be seen as a color of despair and defeat due to its association with failure and lack of hope.

However, dark gray can also have some positive connotations, such as elegance, sophistication, and professionalism.

Dark gray can be a neutral and balanced color that can match well with other colors, creating a harmonious and stylish effect.

It can also represent maturity, wisdom, and reliability, as it is a color that does not draw attention to itself, but rather supports and complements other elements.

Dark gray can be found in nature in various forms, such as rocks, stones, metals, clouds, and animals.

Some examples of dark gray animals are dolphins, elephants, wolves, and penguins.

Dark gray can also be used in art and design, such as in paintings, sculptures, architecture, and fashion.

Some famous examples of dark gray artworks are the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, the Eiffel Tower by Gustave Eiffel, and the Gray Suit by Yves Saint Laurent.

It is a versatile and complex color that can have different meanings and effects depending on the context and the combination with other colors.

Example of the palette with the Dark gray color

Picture with primary colors of Caput mortuum, Onyx, Dark gray, Drab and Old Lace
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 3005
RAL 9005
RAL 9006
RAL 8001
RAL 9010
RAL Design
RAL 020 20 29
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 140 70 05
RAL 075 50 58
RAL 010 92 05
RAL Effect
RAL 350-M
RAL 790-5
RAL 830-2
RAL 320-4
RAL 150-1
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What looks best in Dark gray?

Dark gray color example: Living room with a couch, coffee table
Bed with a comforter and pillows in a room with a window and a rug on the floor. Color CMYK 0,0,0,34.
Man in a costume with a sword and a cape on his head. Example of RGB 169,169,169 color.
Dark gray color example: Living room with a couch, chair
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