Salem Color


Salem is soft, warm-toned shade of green cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with red magenta, mid yellow or violet

Inverse Color #f680b4
Complementary Color #7f083c
Color Shade: green cyan (153.56° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 26.67% (better contrasting with white)
Salem Color Sample
Salem Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #097f4b

If you're looking for a similar green cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Salem Color. The Jordan Jazz color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool green bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Primal Green (#11875d) for more calm effect. Try The Wild Apothecary as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#7f083c is the best complementary color to Salem. Red magenta shades generally complement the green cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #097f4b complementary color is Rose Bud Cherry, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid green, green cyan, and mid cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Salem are #087f10 and #08777f. Thus found on the left and right of #097f4b on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Japanese Laurel and Atoll colors as they work well with Salem.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Salem palette consists of #7f1008 and #7f0877 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#7f083c). Try Dark Burgundy and Cardinal Pink colors in combination with #097f4b, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #097f4b offers a combination of orange and violet shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Salem. Thus Rusty Nail and Windsor giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Salem contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Rose Bud Cherry, Ultramarine, and Yukon Gold split by 90° on the color wheel. #097f4b square combo is a palette of green cyan, mid blue, red magenta and mid yellow shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Salem tetradic combo consists of red magenta complementary color (#7f083c) and two others. The Windsor is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Green Leaf – 120° from the complementary Rose Bud Cherry. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #4a087f and #3c7f08.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #097f4b is made of 4% red, 60% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Salem has a hue angle of 153.56°, a saturation of 86.76% and a lightness of 26.67%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #097f4b is made of 46.27% cyan, 0% magenta, 20.39% yellow and 50.2% black ink.

HEX #097f4b
RGB Decimal rgb(9,127,75)
RGB Percentage 4%, 60%, 36%
CMYK 46.27, 0, 20.39, 50.2
HSL hsl(153.56,86.76%,26.67%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(153.56,92.91%,49.8%)
CIE-LAB lab(46.6379,-42.3306,20.1621)
XYZ xyz(8.972,15.7448,9.2228)