Envy Color


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

Inverse Color #74596f
Complementary Color #a58ba0
Color Shade: mid green (131.11° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 59.8% (better contrasting with white)
Envy Color Sample
Envy Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #8ba690

If you're looking for a similar mid green shade, there are some better alternatives to Envy Color. The Dreamcatcher color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm green bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Casting Shadow (#9da7a0) for more calm effect. Try Lily Pad as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#a58ba0 is the best complementary color to Envy. Mid magenta shades generally complement the mid green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #8ba690 complementary color is Mountbatten Pink, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of yellow green, mid green, and green cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Envy are #93a58b and #8ba59d. Thus found on the left and right of #8ba690 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Sage and Cascade colors as they work well with Envy.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Envy palette consists of #a58b93 and #9d8ba5 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#a58ba0). Try Dusty Gray and Amethyst Smoke colors in combination with #8ba690, 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 #8ba690 offers a combination of mid red and mid blue shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Envy. Thus Del Rio and Manatee giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Envy contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mountbatten Pink, Manatee, and Gray Olive split by 90° on the color wheel. #8ba690 square combo is a palette of mid green, blue cyan, mid magenta and orange 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. Envy tetradic combo consists of mid magenta complementary color (#a58ba0) and two others. The Manatee is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Sage – 120° from the complementary Mountbatten Pink. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #908ba5 and #a0a58b.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #8ba690 is made of 31% red, 37% green and 32% blue. In a HSL mode Envy has a hue angle of 131.11°, a saturation of 13.17% and a lightness of 59.8%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #8ba690 is made of 10.59% cyan, 0% magenta, 8.63% yellow and 34.9% black ink.

HEX #8ba690
RGB Decimal rgb(139,166,144)
RGB Percentage 31%, 37%, 32%
CMYK 10.59, 0, 8.63, 34.9
HSL hsl(131.11,13.17%,59.8%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(131.11,16.27%,65.1%)
CIE-LAB lab(65.5731,-13.7765,8.294)
XYZ xyz(29.3177,34.775,31.5526)