柳染 (Yanagizome)

HEX #8C9E5E / RGB (140, 158, 94)

What is 柳染 (Yanagizome) Color?

柳染 (Yanagizome) (Hex code: 8C9E5E) Thumbnail

柳染 (Yanagizome) has the hex code #8C9E5E. The equivalent RGB values are (140, 158, 94), which means it is composed of 36% red, 40% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:11 M:0 Y:41 K:38. In the HSV/HSB scale, 柳染 (Yanagizome) has a hue of 77°, 41% saturation and a brightness value of 62%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Yanagizome (柳染) is a traditional color of Japanese culture. It literally means willow dye. The names of most Japanese colors come from nature - animals, plants and flowers. Colors in Japan have a special significance as they were once used as descriptors of social hierarchy.

Not being part of the web colors list, yanagizome cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. It can, however, be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL color values. Please note that the hexadecimal code (#8C9E5E) displayed on this page is the closest to what yanagizome (柳染) looks like in the real world. Also, the CMYK numbers have been calculated from the hexadecimal value through known formulae and are only approximates.

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柳染 (Yanagizome) Color Codes

Hex Code#8C9E5E
RGB Values(140, 158, 94)
CMYK Values(11%, 0%, 41%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(77°, 41%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#7361A1 [Dark Blue-Gray]
Closest Pantone®5773 C
Closest RAL1020 [Olive yellow]
Complementary Color#705E9E [Dark Blue-Gray]
柳染 (Yanagizome) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#838383
Desaturated#7E7E7E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#929292
Weighted Average (Luma)#969696
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C3C3C3

柳染 (Yanagizome) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8C9E5E. Complementary color is 705E9E

Complementary Palette

The complement of 柳染 (Yanagizome) is Dark Blue-Gray with the hex code #705E9E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8C9E5E color is offered by #705E9E. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (8C9E5E, 6C9E5E and 9E905E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of 柳染 (Yanagizome) (#8C9E5E) are Russian Green (#6C9E5E) and Bronze (Metallic) (#9E905E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 柳染 (Yanagizome) with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (8C9E5E, 5E6C9E and 905E9E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of 柳染 (Yanagizome) (#8C9E5E) are #5E6C9E (Dark Blue-Gray) and #905E9E (French Lilac). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (8C9E5E, 5E8C9E and 9E5E8C)

Triadic Palette

柳染 (Yanagizome) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5E8C9E (Rackley) and #9E5E8C (Antique Fuchsia) along with #8C9E5E create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (8C9E5E, 5E8C9E, 705E9E and 9E705E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of 柳染 (Yanagizome) has four colors - #5E8C9E (Rackley), #705E9E (Dark Blue-Gray) and #9E705E (Chamoisee) in addition to the base color (#8C9E5E). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (8C9E5E, 5E9E90, 705E9E and 9E5E6C)

Square Palette

柳染 (Yanagizome) square color palette has #5E9E90 (Polished Pine), #705E9E (Dark Blue-Gray) and #9E5E6C (Rose Dust). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

柳染 (Yanagizome) Color Rainbow Palette

Our 柳染 (Yanagizome) rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Tints, Tones & Shades of 柳染 (Yanagizome) Color

Tints

  • Transparent A3B17E#A3B17E
  • Transparent AFBB8E#AFBB8E
  • Transparent BAC59E#BAC59E
  • Transparent C6CFAF#C6CFAF
  • Transparent D1D8BF#D1D8BF
  • Transparent DDE2CF#DDE2CF
  • Transparent E8ECDF#E8ECDF
  • Transparent F4F5EF#F4F5EF

Tones

  • Transparent 8A9865#8A9865
  • Transparent 889568#889568
  • Transparent 87926C#87926C
  • Transparent 868F6F#868F6F
  • Transparent 858C72#858C72
  • Transparent 848976#848976
  • Transparent 828679#828679
  • Transparent 81837D#81837D

Shades

  • Transparent 707E4B#707E4B
  • Transparent 626F42#626F42
  • Transparent 545F38#545F38
  • Transparent 464F2F#464F2F
  • Transparent 383F26#383F26
  • Transparent 2A2F1C#2A2F1C
  • Transparent 1C2013#1C2013
  • Transparent 0E1009#0E1009

柳染 (Yanagizome) Color Patterns

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    柳染 (Yanagizome) Gingham Checks

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    柳染 (Yanagizome) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    柳染 (Yanagizome) Polka Dots Pattern

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    柳染 (Yanagizome) Honeycomb Pattern

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    柳染 (Yanagizome) Leaves Pattern

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    柳染 (Yanagizome) Houndstooth Pattern

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    柳染 (Yanagizome) Trellis Pattern

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    柳染 (Yanagizome) Plaid Pattern