Athenian Green Color


Athenian Green is pale, warm-toned shade of yellow green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with violet, mid red or blue cyan

Inverse Color #6d5e75
Complementary Color #9989a1
Color Shade: yellow green (99.13° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 58.63% (better contrasting with white)
Athenian Green Color Sample
Athenian Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #92a18a

If you're looking for a similar yellow green shade, there are some better alternatives to Athenian Green Color. The Unusual Grey color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool yellow bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Reseda Green (#75946b) for more energetic effect. Try Pea Aubergine Green as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#9989a1 is the best complementary color to Athenian Green. Violet shades generally complement the yellow green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #92a18a complementary color is Mamba, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid yellow, yellow green, and mid green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Sage are #9da189 and #89a18d. Thus found on the left and right of #92a18a on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Sage and Envy colors as they work well with Athenian Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Athenian Green palette consists of #a1899d and #8d89a1 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#9989a1). Try Venus and Manatee colors in combination with #92a18a, 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 #92a18a offers a combination of red magenta and blue cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Athenian Green. Thus Dusty Gray and Regent Gray giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Athenian Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mamba, Granny Smith, and Zorba split by 90° on the color wheel. #92a18a square combo is a palette of yellow green, mid cyan, violet and mid red 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. Athenian Green tetradic combo consists of violet complementary color (#9989a1) and two others. The Regent Gray is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Zorba – 120° from the complementary Mamba. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #8992a1 and #a19989.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #92a18a is made of 33% red, 36% green and 31% blue. In a HSL mode Athenian Green has a hue angle of 99.13°, a saturation of 10.9% and a lightness of 58.63%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #92a18a is made of 5.89% cyan, 0% magenta, 9.02% yellow and 36.86% black ink.

HEX #92a18a
RGB Decimal rgb(146,161,138)
RGB Percentage 33%, 36%, 31%
CMYK 5.89, 0, 9.02, 36.86
HSL hsl(99.13,10.9%,58.63%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(99.13,14.29%,63.14%)
CIE-LAB lab(64.5122,-9.7086,10.1935)
XYZ xyz(29.1864,33.4357,28.9602)