Library Leather Color


Library Leather is pale, warm-toned shade of warm red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool cyan, violet or cool green

Inverse Color #97aab1
Complementary Color #4e6168
Color Shade: warm red (16.15° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 35.69% (better contrasting with white)
Library Leather Color Sample
Library Leather Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #68554e

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Library Leather Color. The Ruskie 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 Tanbark (#896656) for more energetic effect. Try Sand Dune as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#4e6168 is the best complementary color to Library Leather. 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 #68554e complementary color is Cutty Sark, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool red, warm red, and orange colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Pine Cone are #684e54 and #68614e. Thus found on the left and right of #68554e on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Zambezi and Soya Bean colors as they work well with Library Leather.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Library Leather palette consists of #4e5468 and #4e6861 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#4e6168). Try Trout and Cutty Sark colors in combination with #68554e, 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 #68554e offers a combination of mid blue and cool green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Library Leather. Thus Mulled Wine and Finlandia giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Library Leather contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Cutty Sark, Axolotl, and Salt Box split by 90° on the color wheel. #68554e square combo is a palette of warm red, warm green, cool 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. Library Leather tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#4e6168) and two others. The Finlandia is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Don Juan – 120° from the complementary Cutty Sark. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #4e6855 and #684e61.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #68554e is made of 39% red, 32% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Library Leather has a hue angle of 16.15°, a saturation of 14.29% and a lightness of 35.69%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #68554e is made of 0% cyan, 7.45% magenta, 10.19% yellow and 59.22% black ink.

HEX #68554e
RGB Decimal rgb(104,85,78)
RGB Percentage 39%, 32%, 29%
CMYK 0, 7.45, 10.19, 59.22
HSL hsl(16.15,14.29%,35.69%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(16.15,25%,40.78%)
CIE-LAB lab(37.8247,6.6279,7.0187)
XYZ xyz(10.3326,9.9901,8.5914)