Chain Gang Grey Color


Chain Gang Grey is pale, cool-toned shade of cool cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm red, warm green or warm magenta

Inverse Color #8f7f6f
Complementary Color #908070
Color Shade: cool cyan (210° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 50.2% (better contrasting with white)
Chain Gang Grey Color Sample
Chain Gang Grey Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #708090

If you're looking for a similar cool cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Chain Gang Grey Color. The Overcast Day color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Radiant Silver (#8f979d) for more calm effect. Try Canadian Lake as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#908070 is the best complementary color to Chain Gang Grey. Warm red shades generally complement the cool cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #708090 complementary color is Stonewall, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm cyan, cool cyan, and cool blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Slate Gray are #709090 and #707090. Thus found on the left and right of #708090 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Juniper and Waterloo colors as they work well with Chain Gang Grey.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Chain Gang Grey palette consists of #909070 and #907070 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#908070). Try Granite Green and Opium colors in combination with #708090, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #708090 offers a combination of cool yellow and warm magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Chain Gang Grey. Thus Battleship Gray and Mountbatten Pink giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Chain Gang Grey contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Stonewall, Mountbatten Pink, and Laurel split by 90° on the color wheel. #708090 square combo is a palette of cool cyan, cool magenta, warm red and warm green shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Chain Gang Grey tetradic combo consists of warm red complementary color (#908070) and two others. The Mountbatten Pink is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Viridian Green – 120° from the complementary Stonewall. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #907080 and #709080.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #708090 is made of 29% red, 33% green and 38% blue. In a HSL mode Chain Gang Grey has a hue angle of 210°, a saturation of 12.6% and a lightness of 50.2%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #708090 is made of 12.55% cyan, 6.27% magenta, 0% yellow and 43.53% black ink.

HEX #708090
RGB Decimal rgb(112,128,144)
RGB Percentage 29%, 33%, 38%
CMYK 12.55, 6.27, 0, 43.53
HSL hsl(210,12.6%,50.2%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(210,22.22%,56.47%)
CIE-LAB lab(52.8363,-2.1386,-10.5774)
XYZ xyz(19.4353,20.8967,29.3947)