Aged Olive Color


Aged Olive is pale, warm-toned shade of orange. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with blue cyan, mid magenta or green cyan

Inverse Color #818999
Complementary Color #666e7d
Color Shade: orange (40° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 44.71% (better contrasting with white)
Aged Olive Color Sample
Aged Olive Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7e7666

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Aged Olive Color. The Hannover Hills color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Treasure Chamber (#998866) for more energetic effect. Try Pale Oyster as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#666e7d is the best complementary color to Aged Olive. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #7e7666 complementary color is Pale Sky, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, orange, and mid yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Pablo are #7d6a66 and #797d66. Thus found on the left and right of #7e7666 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Sand Dune and Flax Smoke colors as they work well with Aged Olive.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Aged Olive palette consists of #6a667d and #66797d colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#666e7d). Try Dolphin and Nevada colors in combination with #7e7666, 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 #7e7666 offers a combination of violet and green cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Aged Olive. Thus Rum and Viridian Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Aged Olive contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Pale Sky, Xanadu, and Old Lavender split by 90° on the color wheel. #7e7666 square combo is a palette of orange, mid green, blue cyan and mid 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. Aged Olive tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#666e7d) and two others. The Viridian Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Falcon – 120° from the complementary Pale Sky. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #667d76 and #7d666e.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7e7666 is made of 36% red, 34% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Aged Olive has a hue angle of 40°, a saturation of 10.53% and a lightness of 44.71%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7e7666 is made of 0% cyan, 3.14% magenta, 9.41% yellow and 50.59% black ink.

HEX #7e7666
RGB Decimal rgb(126,118,102)
RGB Percentage 36%, 34%, 29%
CMYK 0, 3.14, 9.41, 50.59
HSL hsl(40,10.53%,44.71%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(40,19.05%,49.41%)
CIE-LAB lab(49.92,0.2065,9.9244)
XYZ xyz(17.4809,18.3518,15.1913)