Solid Empire Color


Solid Empire is pale, warm-toned shade of warm red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool cyan, cool magenta or cool green

Inverse Color #9ca3a6
Complementary Color #596063
Color Shade: warm red (18° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 36.86% (better contrasting with white)
Solid Empire Color Sample
Solid Empire Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #635c59

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Solid Empire Color. The Chinchilla Grey color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Tattletail (#80736a) for more energetic effect. Try Sand Dune as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#596063 is the best complementary color to Solid Empire. Cool cyan shades generally complement the warm red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #635c59 complementary color is Shuttle Gray, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool red, warm red, and warm yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Dorado are #63595b and #636159. Thus found on the left and right of #635c59 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Scorpion and Chicago colors as they work well with Solid Empire.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Solid Empire palette consists of #595b63 and #596361 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#596063). Try Mid Gray and Corduroy colors in combination with #635c59, 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 #635c59 offers a combination of warm blue and cool green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Solid Empire. Thus Scarpa Flow and Corduroy giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Solid Empire contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Shuttle Gray, Finlandia, and Salt Box split by 90° on the color wheel. #635c59 square combo is a palette of warm red, warm green, cool cyan and cool magenta 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. Solid Empire tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#596063) and two others. The Corduroy is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Scorpion – 120° from the complementary Shuttle Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #59635c and #635960.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #635c59 is made of 35% red, 33% green and 32% blue. In a HSL mode Solid Empire has a hue angle of 18°, a saturation of 5.32% and a lightness of 36.86%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #635c59 is made of 0% cyan, 2.74% magenta, 3.92% yellow and 61.18% black ink.

HEX #635c59
RGB Decimal rgb(99,92,89)
RGB Percentage 35%, 33%, 32%
CMYK 0, 2.74, 3.92, 61.18
HSL hsl(18,5.32%,36.86%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(18,10.1%,38.82%)
CIE-LAB lab(39.6279,2.2206,2.7285)
XYZ xyz(10.7759,11.0282,11.0119)