#5B795A Hex Code

Color Name: Axolotl

What is hex #5B795A Color?

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The color name of hex code #5B795A is Axolotl. The RGB values are (91, 121, 90) which means it is composed of 30% red, 40% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:25 M:0 Y:26 K:53. In the HSV/HSB scale, #5B795A has a hue of 118°, 26% saturation and a brightness value of 47%.
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.

Hex #5B795A Color Codes

Color NameAxolotl
RGB Values(91, 121, 90)
CMYK Values(25%, 0%, 26%, 53%)
HSV/HSB Values(118°, 26%, 47%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#A486A5 [Deep Amethyst]
Closest Pantone®5615 C
Closest RAL6011 [Reseda green]
Complementary Color#785A79 [Old Lavender]
#5B795A Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#656565
Desaturated#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Luma)#707070
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ABABAB

Hex #5B795A Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5B795A. Complementary color is 785A79

Complementary Palette

The complement of #5B795A is #785A79 which is called Old Lavender. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5B795A color is offered by #785A79. 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 (5B795A, 5A7969 and 6B795A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #5B795A are #5A7969 and #6B795A, called Axolotl and Axolotl, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #5B795A with a 30° separation. 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 (5B795A, 695A79 and 795A6B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #5B795A are #695A79 (Old Lavender) and #795A6B (Deep Taupe). 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 (5B795A, 5A5B79 and 795A5B)

Triadic Palette

#5B795A triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5A5B79 (Black Coral) and #795A5B (Deep Taupe) along with #5B795A, our main color, 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 (5B795A, 5A5B79, 785A79 and 79785A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #5B795A has #5A5B79 (Black Coral), #785A79 (Old Lavender) and #79785A (Gold Fusion). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (5B795A, 5A6B79, 785A79 and 79695A)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #5B795A contains #5A6B79 (Dark Electric Blue), #785A79 (Old Lavender) and #79695A (Pastel Brown). 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

Hex #5B795A Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #5B795A rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

#5B795A Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 5B795A

    Axolotl gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 5B795A

    Axolotl vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 5B795A

    Axolotl polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 5B795A

    Axolotl honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 5B795A

    Axolotl leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 5B795A

    Axolotl houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 5B795A

    Axolotl trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 5B795A

    Axolotl plaid pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.