Schooner Color


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

Inverse Color #747b81
Complementary Color #7d848b
Color Shade: warm red (27.69° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 51.96% (better contrasting with white)
Schooner Color Sample
Schooner Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #8b847e

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Schooner Color. The Namibia color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Abbey Road (#a79f92) for more energetic effect. Try Trailhead as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#7d848b is the best complementary color to Schooner. Cool cyan shades generally complement the warm red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #8b847e complementary color is Rolling Stone, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool red, warm red, and warm yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Schooner are #8b7d7e and #8b8a7d. Thus found on the left and right of #8b847e on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Hurricane and Granite Green colors as they work well with Schooner.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Schooner palette consists of #7d7e8b and #7d8b8a colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#7d848b). Try Waterloo and Gunsmoke colors in combination with #8b847e, 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 #8b847e offers a combination of warm blue and green cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Schooner. Thus Mobster and Blue Smoke giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Schooner contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Rolling Stone, Stack, and Mamba split by 90° on the color wheel. #8b847e square combo is a palette of warm red, warm green, cool cyan and cool 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. Schooner tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#7d848b) and two others. The Blue Smoke is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Suva Gray – 120° from the complementary Rolling Stone. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #7d8b84 and #8b7d84.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #8b847e is made of 35% red, 33% green and 32% blue. In a HSL mode Schooner has a hue angle of 27.69°, a saturation of 5.31% and a lightness of 51.96%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #8b847e is made of 0% cyan, 2.75% magenta, 5.1% yellow and 45.49% black ink.

HEX #8b847e
RGB Decimal rgb(139,132,126)
RGB Percentage 35%, 33%, 32%
CMYK 0, 2.75, 5.1, 45.49
HSL hsl(27.69,5.31%,51.96%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(27.69,9.35%,54.51%)
CIE-LAB lab(55.5815,1.515,4.1678)
XYZ xyz(22.6646,23.4979,23.0796)