Venus Color


Venus is pale, cool-toned shade of mid magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid green, blue cyan or mid yellow

Inverse Color #6d7a6f
Complementary Color #859287
Color Shade: mid magenta (309.23° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 54.71% (better contrasting with white)
Venus Color Sample
Venus Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #928590

If you're looking for a similar mid magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Venus Color. The London Hue color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool magenta bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Monsoon (#7a7679) for more calm effect. Try Purple Grey as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#859287 is the best complementary color to Venus. Mid green shades generally complement the mid magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #928590 complementary color is Stack, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of violet, mid magenta, and red magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Venus are #8d8592 and #928589. Thus found on the left and right of #928590 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Mamba and Venus colors as they work well with Venus.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Venus palette consists of #85928d and #899285 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#859287). Try Gunsmoke and Stack colors in combination with #928590, 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 #928590 offers a combination of mid cyan and mid yellow shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Venus. Thus Oslo Gray and Lemon Grass giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Venus contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Stack, Natural Gray, and Oslo Gray split by 90° on the color wheel. #928590 square combo is a palette of mid magenta, orange, mid green and blue 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. Venus tetradic combo consists of mid green complementary color (#859287) and two others. The Lemon Grass is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Waterloo – 120° from the complementary Stack. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #909285 and #878592.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #928590 is made of 35% red, 31% green and 34% blue. In a HSL mode Venus has a hue angle of 309.23°, a saturation of 5.63% and a lightness of 54.71%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #928590 is made of 0% cyan, 5.09% magenta, 0.78% yellow and 42.75% black ink.

HEX #928590
RGB Decimal rgb(146,133,144)
RGB Percentage 35%, 31%, 34%
CMYK 0, 5.09, 0.78, 42.75
HSL hsl(309.23,5.63%,54.71%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(309.23,8.9%,57.25%)
CIE-LAB lab(56.9775,6.9739,-4.1151)
XYZ xyz(25.2756,24.8997,29.8595)