Grand Avenue Color


Grand Avenue is pale, warm-toned shade of orange. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with blue cyan, mid magenta or green cyan

Inverse Color #99a5b7
Complementary Color #475466
Color Shade: orange (36° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 34.12% (better contrasting with white)
Grand Avenue Color Sample
Grand Avenue Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #665a48

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Grand Avenue Color. The French Bistre color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Messenger Bag (#7d745e) for more calm effect. Try Shadow as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#475466 is the best complementary color to Grand Avenue. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #665a48 complementary color is River Bed, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, orange, and mid yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Soya Bean are #664a47 and #636647. Thus found on the left and right of #665a48 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Ferra and Finch colors as they work well with Grand Avenue.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Grand Avenue palette consists of #4a4766 and #476366 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#475466). Try Mulled Wine and Cutty Sark colors in combination with #665a48, 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 #665a48 offers a combination of violet and green cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Grand Avenue. Thus Mulled Wine and Mineral Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Grand Avenue contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary River Bed, Axolotl, and Eggplant split by 90° on the color wheel. #665a48 square combo is a palette of orange, mid green, blue cyan and mid 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. Grand Avenue tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#475466) and two others. The Mineral Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Eggplant – 120° from the complementary River Bed. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #47665a and #664753.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #665a48 is made of 39% red, 34% green and 27% blue. In a HSL mode Grand Avenue has a hue angle of 36°, a saturation of 17.24% and a lightness of 34.12%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #665a48 is made of 0% cyan, 4.71% magenta, 11.76% yellow and 60% black ink.

HEX #665a48
RGB Decimal rgb(102,90,72)
RGB Percentage 39%, 34%, 27%
CMYK 0, 4.71, 11.76, 60
HSL hsl(36,17.24%,34.12%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(36,29.41%,40%)
CIE-LAB lab(38.907,1.7529,12.1951)
XYZ xyz(10.3054,10.605,7.6347)