Habitat Color


Habitat 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 #768292
Complementary Color #6c7889
Color Shade: orange (34.29° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 48.24% (better contrasting with white)
Habitat Color Sample
Habitat Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #897d6d

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Habitat Color. The Natural color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Livingston (#a39880) for more energetic effect. Try Nomad as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#6c7889 is the best complementary color to Habitat. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #897d6d complementary color is Raven, 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 Makara are #896e6c and #87896c. Thus found on the left and right of #897d6d on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Opium and Bandicoot colors as they work well with Habitat.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Habitat palette consists of #6e6c89 and #6c8789 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#6c7889). Try Storm Gray and Juniper colors in combination with #897d6d, 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 #897d6d 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 Habitat. Thus Rum and Viridian Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Habitat contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Raven, Laurel, and Old Lavender split by 90° on the color wheel. #897d6d 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. Habitat tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#6c7889) and two others. The Viridian Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Falcon – 120° from the complementary Raven. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #6c897c and #896c78.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #897d6d is made of 37% red, 34% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Habitat has a hue angle of 34.29°, a saturation of 11.38% and a lightness of 48.24%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #897d6d is made of 0% cyan, 4.71% magenta, 10.98% yellow and 46.27% black ink.

HEX #897d6d
RGB Decimal rgb(137,125,109)
RGB Percentage 37%, 34%, 29%
CMYK 0, 4.71, 10.98, 46.27
HSL hsl(34.29,11.38%,48.24%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(34.29,20.44%,53.73%)
CIE-LAB lab(53.0476,1.7971,10.3842)
XYZ xyz(20.4105,21.0897,17.463)