Antique Grey Color


Antique Grey is pale, cool-toned shade of cool magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm green, cool cyan or warm yellow

Inverse Color #96a892
Complementary Color #5a6d56
Color Shade: cool magenta (289.09° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 38.43% (better contrasting with white)
Antique Grey Color Sample
Antique Grey Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #69576d

If you're looking for a similar cool magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Antique Grey Color. The English Violet color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a violet bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Plum Power (#7e5e8d) for more energetic effect. Try British Grey Mauve as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#5a6d56 is the best complementary color to Antique Grey. Warm green shades generally complement the cool magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #69576d complementary color is Cactus, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm blue, cool magenta, and warm magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Salt Box are #5e566d and #6d5665. Thus found on the left and right of #69576d on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Smoky and Zambezi colors as they work well with Antique Grey.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Antique Grey palette consists of #566d5e and #656d56 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5a6d56). Try Finlandia and Siam colors in combination with #69576d, 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 #69576d offers a combination of warm cyan and warm yellow shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Antique Grey. Thus Corduroy and Peat giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Antique Grey contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Cactus, Pine Cone, and Shuttle Gray split by 90° on the color wheel. #69576d square combo is a palette of cool magenta, warm red, warm green and cool cyan 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. Antique Grey tetradic combo consists of warm green complementary color (#5a6d56) and two others. The Peat is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Comet – 120° from the complementary Cactus. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #6d6956 and #565a6d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #69576d is made of 35% red, 29% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Antique Grey has a hue angle of 289.09°, a saturation of 11.22% and a lightness of 38.43%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #69576d is made of 1.57% cyan, 8.63% magenta, 0% yellow and 57.25% black ink.

HEX #69576d
RGB Decimal rgb(105,87,109)
RGB Percentage 35%, 29%, 36%
CMYK 1.57, 8.63, 0, 57.25
HSL hsl(289.09,11.22%,38.43%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(289.09,20.18%,42.75%)
CIE-LAB lab(39.4518,11.7761,-9.8108)
XYZ xyz(11.9942,10.9238,15.9443)