Old Eggplant Color


Old Eggplant is pale, warm-toned shade of warm magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool green, cool blue or cool yellow

Inverse Color #9ebfae
Complementary Color #406150
Color Shade: warm magenta (329.09° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 31.57% (better contrasting with white)
Old Eggplant Color Sample
Old Eggplant Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #614051

If you're looking for a similar warm magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Old Eggplant Color. The Madder Magenta color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid magenta bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Arctic Dusk (#735b6a) for more calm effect. Try Red Shrivel as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#406150 is the best complementary color to Old Eggplant. Cool green shades generally complement the warm magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #614051 complementary color is Mineral Green, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool magenta, warm magenta, and mid red colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Eggplant are #604061 and #614040. Thus found on the left and right of #614051 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Voodoo and Kabul colors as they work well with Old Eggplant.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Old Eggplant palette consists of #406160 and #406140 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#406150). Try Mineral Green and Tom Thumb colors in combination with #614051, 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 #614051 offers a combination of cool cyan and cool yellow shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Old Eggplant. Thus Fiord and Axolotl giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Old Eggplant contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mineral Green, Hemlock, and Gun Powder split by 90° on the color wheel. #614051 square combo is a palette of warm magenta, warm yellow, cool green and cool blue 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. Old Eggplant tetradic combo consists of cool green complementary color (#406150) and two others. The Axolotl is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Mulled Wine – 120° from the complementary Mineral Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #516140 and #4f4061.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #614051 is made of 40% red, 26% green and 33% blue. In a HSL mode Old Eggplant has a hue angle of 329.09°, a saturation of 20.5% and a lightness of 31.57%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #614051 is made of 0% cyan, 12.94% magenta, 6.28% yellow and 61.96% black ink.

HEX #614051
RGB Decimal rgb(97,64,81)
RGB Percentage 40%, 26%, 33%
CMYK 0, 12.94, 6.28, 61.96
HSL hsl(329.09,20.5%,31.57%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(329.09,34.02%,38.04%)
CIE-LAB lab(31.3524,17.2618,-4.3772)
XYZ xyz(8.2484,6.8023,8.6628)