Kinlock Color


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

Inverse Color #80886c
Complementary Color #8a9277
Color Shade: warm blue (257.14° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 52.16% (better contrasting with white)
Kinlock Color Sample
Kinlock Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7f7793

If you're looking for a similar warm blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Kinlock Color. The Alienator Grey color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid blue bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Evening in Paris (#938f9f) for more calm effect. Try Jumbo as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#8a9277 is the best complementary color to Kinlock. Cool yellow shades generally complement the warm blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #7f7793 complementary color is Battleship Gray, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool blue, warm blue, and cool magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Topaz are #777c92 and #8c7792. Thus found on the left and right of #7f7793 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Waterloo and Mamba colors as they work well with Kinlock.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Kinlock palette consists of #7d9277 and #928c77 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#8a9277). Try Battleship Gray and Granite Green colors in combination with #7f7793, 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 #7f7793 offers a combination of cool green and warm red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Kinlock. Thus Laurel and Almond Frost giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Kinlock contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Battleship Gray, Bazaar, and Juniper split by 90° on the color wheel. #7f7793 square combo is a palette of warm blue, cool red, cool yellow and warm cyan 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. Kinlock tetradic combo consists of cool yellow complementary color (#8a9277) and two others. The Almond Frost is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Slate Gray – 120° from the complementary Battleship Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #927f77 and #778a92.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7f7793 is made of 32% red, 30% green and 37% blue. In a HSL mode Kinlock has a hue angle of 257.14°, a saturation of 11.48% and a lightness of 52.16%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7f7793 is made of 7.85% cyan, 10.98% magenta, 0% yellow and 42.35% black ink.

HEX #7f7793
RGB Decimal rgb(127,119,147)
RGB Percentage 32%, 30%, 37%
CMYK 7.85, 10.98, 0, 42.35
HSL hsl(257.14,11.48%,52.16%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(257.14,19.05%,57.65%)
CIE-LAB lab(51.6243,8.9321,-14.04)
XYZ xyz(20.6157,19.8123,30.3413)