Supreme Grey Color


Supreme 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 #796b60
Complementary Color #9e9186
Color Shade: cool cyan (206.4° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 57.45% (better contrasting with white)
Supreme Grey Color Sample
Supreme Grey Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #86949f

If you're looking for a similar cool cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Supreme Grey Color. The Blue Shadow color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid cyan bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Brisk Blue (#6d829d) for more energetic effect. Try Liquid Mercury as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#9e9186 is the best complementary color to Supreme 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 #86949f complementary color is Zorba, 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 Regent Gray are #869e9d and #86879e. Thus found on the left and right of #86949f on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Granny Smith and Manatee colors as they work well with Supreme Grey.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Supreme Grey palette consists of #9e9d86 and #9e8687 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#9e9186). Try Tallow and Bazaar colors in combination with #86949f, 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 #86949f 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 Supreme Grey. Thus Sage and Mountbatten Pink giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Supreme Grey contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Zorba, Mamba, and Spanish Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #86949f 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. Supreme Grey tetradic combo consists of warm red complementary color (#9e9186) and two others. The Mountbatten Pink is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Mantle – 120° from the complementary Zorba. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #9e8693 and #869e91.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #86949f is made of 30% red, 34% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Supreme Grey has a hue angle of 206.4°, a saturation of 11.52% and a lightness of 57.45%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #86949f is made of 9.8% cyan, 4.31% magenta, 0% yellow and 37.65% black ink.

HEX #86949f
RGB Decimal rgb(134,148,159)
RGB Percentage 30%, 34%, 36%
CMYK 9.8, 4.31, 0, 37.65
HSL hsl(206.4,11.52%,57.45%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(206.4,15.72%,62.35%)
CIE-LAB lab(60.5615,-2.6288,-7.4925)
XYZ xyz(26.6794,28.7513,36.9443)