Ferra Color


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

Inverse Color #8fb0af
Complementary Color #4f706f
Color Shade: cool red (358.18° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 37.45% (better contrasting with white)
Ferra Color Sample
Ferra Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #704f50

If you're looking for a similar cool red shade, there are some better alternatives to Ferra Color. The Grenache color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a red magenta bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Prosperity (#915f66) for more energetic effect. Try Baca Berry as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#4f706f is the best complementary color to Ferra. Warm cyan shades generally complement the cool red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #704f50 complementary color is Cutty Sark, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm magenta, cool red, and warm red colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Ferra are #704f60 and #705e4f. Thus found on the left and right of #704f50 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Ferra and Pine Cone colors as they work well with Ferra.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Ferra palette consists of #4f6070 and #4f705e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#4f706f). Try Blue Bayoux and Como colors in combination with #704f50, 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 #704f50 offers a combination of cool blue and warm green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Ferra. Thus Mulled Wine and Axolotl giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Ferra contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Cutty Sark, Siam, and Mulled Wine split by 90° on the color wheel. #704f50 square combo is a palette of cool red, cool yellow, warm cyan and warm blue 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. Ferra tetradic combo consists of warm cyan complementary color (#4f706f) and two others. The Axolotl is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Salt Box – 120° from the complementary Cutty Sark. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #50704f and #6e4f70.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #704f50 is made of 41% red, 29% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode Ferra has a hue angle of 358.18°, a saturation of 17.28% and a lightness of 37.45%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #704f50 is made of 0% cyan, 12.94% magenta, 12.55% yellow and 56.08% black ink.

HEX #704f50
RGB Decimal rgb(112,79,80)
RGB Percentage 41%, 29%, 30%
CMYK 0, 12.94, 12.55, 56.08
HSL hsl(358.18,17.28%,37.45%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(358.18,29.46%,43.92%)
CIE-LAB lab(37.144,14.0457,4.9292)
XYZ xyz(10.926,9.6159,8.8696)