Aging Barrel Color


Aging Barrel 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 #95a4b1
Complementary Color #4e5d6a
Color Shade: warm red (27.86° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 36.08% (better contrasting with white)
Aging Barrel Color Sample
Aging Barrel Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #6a5b4e

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Aging Barrel Color. The Unpredictable Hue color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Tanbark (#896656) for more energetic effect. Try Cool Camo as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#4e5d6a is the best complementary color to Aging Barrel. 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 #6a5b4e complementary color is River Bed, 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 Soya Bean are #6a4e4f and #6a694e. Thus found on the left and right of #6a5b4e on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Ferra and Go Ben colors as they work well with Aging Barrel.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Aging Barrel palette consists of #4e4f6a and #4e6a69 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#4e5d6a). Try Mulled Wine and Cutty Sark colors in combination with #6a5b4e, 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 #6a5b4e 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 Aging Barrel. Thus Mulled Wine and Nandor giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Aging Barrel contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary River Bed, Axolotl, and Salt Box split by 90° on the color wheel. #6a5b4e 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. Aging Barrel tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#4e5d6a) and two others. The Nandor is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Zambezi – 120° from the complementary River Bed. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #4e6a5b and #6a4e5d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #6a5b4e is made of 39% red, 33% green and 28% blue. In a HSL mode Aging Barrel has a hue angle of 27.86°, a saturation of 15.22% and a lightness of 36.08%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #6a5b4e is made of 0% cyan, 5.88% magenta, 10.98% yellow and 58.43% black ink.

HEX #6a5b4e
RGB Decimal rgb(106,91,78)
RGB Percentage 39%, 33%, 28%
CMYK 0, 5.88, 10.98, 58.43
HSL hsl(27.86,15.22%,36.08%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(27.86,26.42%,41.57%)
CIE-LAB lab(39.7424,3.8362,9.7459)
XYZ xyz(11.0601,11.0964,8.7666)