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the color Gray

The meaning of the color Gray and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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Gray is a mixture of black and white. It is timeless and versatile, making it a great partner to a wide variety of colors. It is associated with cloudy days and, as a result, is not the cheeriest color. Gray, however, is often used in interior design to create a contemporary and sophisticated feel.

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Like most other neutrals, gray can be combined with almost any other color in the visible spectrum. In interior design, it is often combined with taupes or misty blue. For a serious feel, combine gray with white and black—its parent colors. The gray hex code is #808080.

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Information about Gray / #808080

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #808080 is made of 50.2% red, 50.2% green and 50.2% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #808080 is made of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 50% black. Gray has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 0% and a lightness of 50.2%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #808080 has RGB values of R: 50.2, G: 50.2, B: 50.2 and CMYK values of C: 0, M: 0, Y: 0, K:0.5.

ValueCSS
Hex

808080

#808080

RGB Decimal

128, 128, 128

rgb(128, 128, 128)

RGB Percentage

50.2, 50.2, 50.2

rgb(50.2%, 50.2%, 50.2%)

CMYK

0, 0, 0, 50

HSL

0°, 0, 50.2

hsl(0°, 0%, 50.2%)

HSV (or HSB)

0°, 0, 50.2

Web Safe

999999

#999999

CIE-LAB

53.585, 0, 0

XYZ

20.517, 21.586, 23.504

xyY

0.313, 0.329, 21.586

CIE-LCH

53.585, 0, 158.199

CIE-LUV

53.585, 0, 0

Hunter-Lab

46.461, 0, 0

Binary

10000000, 10000000, 10000000

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