Kokoda Color


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

Inverse Color #9192a8
Complementary Color #57586e
Color Shade: warm yellow (57.39° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 38.63% (better contrasting with white)
Kokoda Color Sample
Kokoda Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #6e6d57

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Kokoda Color. The NATO Olive color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Shell Brown (#56564b) for more calm effect. Try Bandicoot as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#57586e is the best complementary color to Kokoda. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #6e6d57 complementary color is Comet, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Kokoda are #6e6157 and #636e57. Thus found on the left and right of #6e6d57 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Pine Cone and Siam colors as they work well with Kokoda.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Kokoda palette consists of #61576e and #57636e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#57586e). Try Smoky and Shuttle Gray colors in combination with #6e6d57, 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 #6e6d57 offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Kokoda. Thus Salt Box and Cutty Sark giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Kokoda contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Comet, Corduroy, and Zambezi split by 90° on the color wheel. #6e6d57 square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool green, cool blue and warm 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. Kokoda tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#57586e) and two others. The Cutty Sark is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Dorado – 120° from the complementary Comet. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #576e6d and #6e5758.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #6e6d57 is made of 36% red, 36% green and 28% blue. In a HSL mode Kokoda has a hue angle of 57.39°, a saturation of 11.68% and a lightness of 38.63%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #6e6d57 is made of 0% cyan, 0.39% magenta, 9.02% yellow and 56.86% black ink.

HEX #6e6d57
RGB Decimal rgb(110,109,87)
RGB Percentage 36%, 36%, 28%
CMYK 0, 0.39, 9.02, 56.86
HSL hsl(57.39,11.68%,38.63%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(57.39,20.91%,43.14%)
CIE-LAB lab(45.5525,-3.6692,12.4636)
XYZ xyz(13.6193,14.9404,11.1828)