Dark Grey

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The meaning behind dark grey

Create trustworthy designs using dark grey and build your brand image.

About the color

Dark grey is a noble and deep shade. It is usually considered a conservative, elegant, and cool color. 

Dark grey shades communicate authority, strength, and reliability. It is often associated with professionalism and stability. That’s why many companies use a dark grey color scheme in their graphic designs, and combine it with various bright colors.

The hex code for dark grey is #5A5A5A.  Dark grey is complementary to many colors. As with white, a dark grey background perfectly highlights other design elements. Discover the depth of a dark grey palette and create strong designs for branding, marketing, and more.

Type Value
RGB 90, 90, 90
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 0.65

Application in design

Dark grey is a calm color and is considered to help concentrate. So, a dark grey color scheme is a good solution for visualizing complex ideas. Use different shades of grey for business presentations, concept maps, and other informational designs.

Dark grey is complementary to various colors. One of the best combinations is a mix of dark grey and a dark shade of blue (dark blue hex code is #0053a5). Many famous companies use this color combination in their branded designs.

Create stylish and catchy visuals with a modern mix of dark grey and purple shades. Use dark grey as a background and make your text white to highlight your message. Couple dark grey with green shades and make elegant designs for your business materials.

Convey a sense of authority, stability, and professionalism in your branded designs with dark grey.

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