#8C9D78 Hex Code

Color Name: Artichoke

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What is hex #8C9D78 Color?

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The color name of hex code #8C9D78 is Artichoke. The RGB values are (140, 157, 120) which means it is composed of 34% red, 38% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:11 M:0 Y:24 K:38. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8C9D78 has a hue of 88°, 24% 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.

Hex #8C9D78 Color Codes

Color NameArtichoke
RGB Values(140, 157, 120)
CMYK Values(11%, 0%, 24%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(88°, 24%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#736287 [Old Lavender]
Closest Pantone®415 C
Closest RAL6021 [Pale green]
Complementary Color#89789D [Roman Silver]
#8C9D78 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8B8B8B
Desaturated#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#949494
Weighted Average (Luma)#979797
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C3C3C3

Hex #8C9D78 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8C9D78. Complementary color is 89789D

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8C9D78 is #89789D which is called Roman Silver. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8C9D78 color is offered by #89789D. 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 (8C9D78, 7A9D78 and 9D9C78)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8C9D78 are #7A9D78 and #9D9C78, called Oxley and Artichoke, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8C9D78 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 (8C9D78, 787A9D and 9C789D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8C9D78 are #787A9D (Rhythm) and #9C789D (Mountbatten Pink). 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 (8C9D78, 788C9D and 9D788C)

Triadic Palette

#8C9D78 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #788C9D (Light Slate Gray) and #9D788C (Mountbatten Pink) along with #8C9D78, 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 (8C9D78, 788C9D, 89789D and 9D8978)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8C9D78 has #788C9D (Light Slate Gray), #89789D (Roman Silver) and #9D8978 (Cinereous). 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 (8C9D78, 789D9C, 89789D and 9D787A)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8C9D78 contains #789D9C (Weldon Blue), #89789D (Roman Silver) and #9D787A (Bazaar). 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 #8C9D78 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8C9D78 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.

#8C9D78 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 8C9D78

    Artichoke gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 8C9D78

    Artichoke vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 8C9D78

    Artichoke polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 8C9D78

    Artichoke honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 8C9D78

    Artichoke leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 8C9D78

    Artichoke houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 8C9D78

    Artichoke trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 8C9D78

    Artichoke 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.