Aged Chocolate Color


Aged Chocolate is pale, warm-toned shade of mid red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid cyan, violet or mid green

Inverse Color #a0b6b8
Complementary Color #475d5f
Color Shade: mid red (5° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 32.55% (better contrasting with white)
Aged Chocolate Color Sample
Aged Chocolate Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #5f4947

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Aged Chocolate Color. The Cranberry Red color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Browse Brown (#6e615f) for more calm effect. Try Burnt Grape as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#475d5f is the best complementary color to Aged Chocolate. Mid cyan shades generally complement the mid red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #5f4947 complementary color is Mineral Green, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of red magenta, mid red, and orange colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Don Juan are #5f4750 and #5f5547. Thus found on the left and right of #5f4947 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Don Juan and Soya Bean colors as they work well with Aged Chocolate.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Aged Chocolate palette consists of #47515f and #475f55 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#475d5f). Try River Bed and Nandor colors in combination with #5f4947, 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 #5f4947 offers a combination of mid blue and mid green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Aged Chocolate. Thus Gun Powder and Gray Asparagus giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Aged Chocolate contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mineral Green, Axolotl, and Mulled Wine split by 90° on the color wheel. #5f4947 square combo is a palette of mid red, yellow green, mid cyan and violet 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. Aged Chocolate tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#475d5f) and two others. The Gray Asparagus is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Eggplant – 120° from the complementary Mineral Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #475f49 and #5f475d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #5f4947 is made of 40% red, 31% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode Aged Chocolate has a hue angle of 5°, a saturation of 14.46% and a lightness of 32.55%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #5f4947 is made of 0% cyan, 8.62% magenta, 9.41% yellow and 62.75% black ink.

HEX #5f4947
RGB Decimal rgb(95,73,71)
RGB Percentage 40%, 31%, 30%
CMYK 0, 8.62, 9.41, 62.75
HSL hsl(5,14.46%,32.55%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(5,25.26%,37.25%)
CIE-LAB lab(33.2493,9.0034,4.7765)
XYZ xyz(8.2392,7.6529,7.0041)