Gris Morado Color


Gris Morado is pale, cool-toned shade of violet. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm green, cool cyan or orange

Inverse Color #70756e
Complementary Color #8b918a
Color Shade: violet (282.86° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 55.49% (better contrasting with white)
Gris Morado Color Sample
Gris Morado Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #8f8a91

If you're looking for a similar violet shade, there are some better alternatives to Gris Morado Color. The Hatoba Pigeon color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm blue bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Ancestry Violet (#9e90a7) for more energetic effect. Try Amethyst Grey Violet as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#8b918a is the best complementary color to Gris Morado. Warm green shades generally complement the violet hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #8f8a91 complementary color is Stack, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid blue, violet, and warm magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Mountain Mist are #8b8a91 and #918a8f. Thus found on the left and right of #8f8a91 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Jumbo and Venus colors as they work well with Gris Morado.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Gris Morado palette consists of #8a918b and #8f918a colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#8b918a). Try Stack and Lemon Grass colors in combination with #8f8a91, 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 #8f8a91 offers a combination of green cyan and orange shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Gris Morado. Thus Gunsmoke and Natural Gray giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Gris Morado contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Stack, Schooner, and Oslo Gray split by 90° on the color wheel. #8f8a91 square combo is a palette of violet, mid red, warm green and cool cyan 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. Gris Morado tetradic combo consists of warm green complementary color (#8b918a) and two others. The Natural Gray is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Oslo Gray – 120° from the complementary Stack. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #918f8a and #8a8b91.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #8f8a91 is made of 34% red, 32% green and 34% blue. In a HSL mode Gris Morado has a hue angle of 282.86°, a saturation of 3.08% and a lightness of 55.49%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #8f8a91 is made of 0.78% cyan, 2.74% magenta, 0% yellow and 43.14% black ink.

HEX #8f8a91
RGB Decimal rgb(143,138,145)
RGB Percentage 34%, 32%, 34%
CMYK 0.78, 2.74, 0, 43.14
HSL hsl(282.86,3.08%,55.49%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(282.86,4.83%,56.86%)
CIE-LAB lab(58.0948,3.2203,-3.0724)
XYZ xyz(25.527,26.0609,30.4729)