Pine Cone Color


Pine Cone 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 #92a1ab
Complementary Color #54626d
Color Shade: warm red (24° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 37.84% (better contrasting with white)
Pine Cone Color Sample
Pine Cone Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #6d5e54

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Pine Cone Color. The Dark Granite color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Brindle (#82776b) for more calm effect. Try Manchester Brown as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#54626d is the best complementary color to Pine Cone. 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 #6d5e54 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 Pine Cone are #6d5456 and #6d6a54. Thus found on the left and right of #6d5e54 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Dorado and Peat colors as they work well with Pine Cone.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Pine Cone palette consists of #54566d and #546d6a colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#54626d). Try Comet and Cutty Sark colors in combination with #6d5e54, 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 #6d5e54 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 Pine Cone. Thus Smoky and Finlandia giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Pine Cone contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Shuttle Gray, Cactus, and Salt Box split by 90° on the color wheel. #6d5e54 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. Pine Cone tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#54626d) and two others. The Finlandia is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Zambezi – 120° from the complementary Shuttle Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #546d5e and #6d5462.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #6d5e54 is made of 38% red, 33% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Pine Cone has a hue angle of 24°, a saturation of 12.95% and a lightness of 37.84%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #6d5e54 is made of 0% cyan, 5.89% magenta, 9.81% yellow and 57.25% black ink.

HEX #6d5e54
RGB Decimal rgb(109,94,84)
RGB Percentage 38%, 33%, 29%
CMYK 0, 5.89, 9.81, 57.25
HSL hsl(24,12.95%,37.84%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(24,22.94%,42.75%)
CIE-LAB lab(41.0515,4.2898,7.9609)
XYZ xyz(11.9096,11.8967,10.0561)