Terrain Color


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

Inverse Color #8f7ea8
Complementary Color #685781
Color Shade: cool yellow (84.29° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 42.35% (better contrasting with white)
Terrain Color Sample
Terrain Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #708157

If you're looking for a similar cool yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Terrain Color. The Alfalfa Extract color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid yellow bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Pine Leaves (#839b5c) for more energetic effect. Try Inland as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#685781 is the best complementary color to Terrain. Warm blue shades generally complement the cool yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #708157 complementary color is Smoky, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm yellow, cool yellow, and warm green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Limed Ash are #817c57 and #5b8157. Thus found on the left and right of #708157 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Clay Creek and Glade Green colors as they work well with Terrain.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Terrain palette consists of #7c5781 and #575a81 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#685781). Try Trendy Pink and Comet colors in combination with #708157, 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 #708157 offers a combination of warm magenta and cool cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Terrain. Thus Falcon and Blue Bayoux giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Terrain contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Smoky, Cutty Sark, and Russett split by 90° on the color wheel. #708157 square combo is a palette of cool yellow, warm cyan, warm blue and cool red 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. Terrain tetradic combo consists of warm blue complementary color (#685781) and two others. The Blue Bayoux is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Shadow – 120° from the complementary Smoky. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #577081 and #816857.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #708157 is made of 34% red, 39% green and 27% blue. In a HSL mode Terrain has a hue angle of 84.29°, a saturation of 19.44% and a lightness of 42.35%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #708157 is made of 6.67% cyan, 0% magenta, 16.47% yellow and 49.41% black ink.

HEX #708157
RGB Decimal rgb(112,129,87)
RGB Percentage 34%, 39%, 27%
CMYK 6.67, 0, 16.47, 49.41
HSL hsl(84.29,19.44%,42.35%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(84.29,32.56%,50.59%)
CIE-LAB lab(51.6483,-14.0648,20.7764)
XYZ xyz(16.2526,19.8334,11.9884)