Gunmetal Green Color


Gunmetal Green is pale, warm-toned shade of warm yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, warm magenta or warm cyan

Inverse Color #8889b7
Complementary Color #474877
Color Shade: warm yellow (58.72° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 37.45% (better contrasting with white)
Gunmetal Green Color Sample
Gunmetal Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #777648

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Gunmetal Green Color. The Vintage Vibe color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Hemlock (#5e5d3b) for more calm effect. Try Nick's Nook as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#474877 is the best complementary color to Gunmetal Green. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #777648 complementary color is East Bay, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Go Ben are #775e47 and #607747. Thus found on the left and right of #777648 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Tobacco Brown and Dingley colors as they work well with Gunmetal Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Gunmetal Green palette consists of #5e4777 and #476077 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#474877). Try Mulled Wine and Blue Bayoux colors in combination with #777648, 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 #777648 offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Gunmetal Green. Thus Affair and Faded Jade giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Gunmetal Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary East Bay, Como, and Eggplant split by 90° on the color wheel. #777648 square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool green, cool blue and warm magenta 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. Gunmetal Green tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#474877) and two others. The Faded Jade is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Ferra – 120° from the complementary East Bay. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #477776 and #774748.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #777648 is made of 39% red, 38% green and 23% blue. In a HSL mode Gunmetal Green has a hue angle of 58.72°, a saturation of 24.61% and a lightness of 37.45%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #777648 is made of 0% cyan, 0.4% magenta, 18.43% yellow and 53.33% black ink.

HEX #777648
RGB Decimal rgb(119,118,72)
RGB Percentage 39%, 38%, 23%
CMYK 0, 0.4, 18.43, 53.33
HSL hsl(58.72,24.61%,37.45%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(58.72,39.5%,46.67%)
CIE-LAB lab(48.6939,-7.1239,25.4813)
XYZ xyz(15.2559,17.3467,8.6751)