#796F86 Hex Code

Color Name: Old Lavender

What is hex #796F86 Color?

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The color name of hex code #796F86 is Old Lavender. The RGB values are (121, 111, 134) which means it is composed of 33% red, 30% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:10 M:17 Y:0 K:48. In the HSV/HSB scale, #796F86 has a hue of 266°, 17% saturation and a brightness value of 53%.
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 #796F86 Color Codes

Color NameOld Lavender
RGB Values(121, 111, 134)
CMYK Values(10%, 17%, 0%, 48%)
HSV/HSB Values(266°, 17%, 53%)
Closest Web Safe#666699
Inverse Color#869079 [Artichoke]
Closest Pantone®667 C
Closest RAL4012 [Pearl blackberry]
Complementary Color#7C866F [Camouflage Green]
#796F86 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7A7A7A
Desaturated#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#757575
Weighted Average (Luma)#737373
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ADADAD

Hex #796F86 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 796F86. Complementary color is 7C866F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #796F86 is #7C866F which is called Camouflage Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #796F86 color is offered by #7C866F. 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 (796F86, 856F86 and 6F7186)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #796F86 are #856F86 and #6F7186, called Chinese Violet and AuroMetalSaurus, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #796F86 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 (796F86, 86856F and 71866F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #796F86 are #86856F (Camouflage Green) and #71866F (Camouflage Green). 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 (796F86, 86796F and 6F8679)

Triadic Palette

#796F86 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #86796F (Shadow) and #6F8679 (Xanadu) along with #796F86, 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 (796F86, 86796F, 7C866F and 6F7C86)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #796F86 has #86796F (Shadow), #7C866F (Camouflage Green) and #6F7C86 (AuroMetalSaurus). 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 (796F86, 866F71, 7C866F and 6F8685)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #796F86 contains #866F71 (Old Lavender), #7C866F (Camouflage Green) and #6F8685 (AuroMetalSaurus). 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 #796F86 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #796F86 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.

#796F86 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 796F86

    Old Lavender gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 796F86

    Old Lavender vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 796F86

    Old Lavender polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 796F86

    Old Lavender honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 796F86

    Old Lavender leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 796F86

    Old Lavender houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 796F86

    Old Lavender trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 796F86

    Old Lavender 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.