Winter Twig Color


Winter Twig 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 #6b7585
Complementary Color #798494
Color Shade: orange (36.92° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 52.94% (better contrasting with white)
Winter Twig Color Sample
Winter Twig Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #948a7a

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Winter Twig Color. The Elephant color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Mocha Latte (#82715f) for more energetic effect. Try Outdoor Cafe as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#798494 is the best complementary color to Winter Twig. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #948a7a complementary color is Slate Gray, 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 Stonewall are #947c79 and #919479. Thus found on the left and right of #948a7a on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Hemp and Bitter colors as they work well with Winter Twig.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Winter Twig palette consists of #7c7994 and #799194 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#798494). Try Waterloo and Juniper colors in combination with #948a7a, 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 #948a7a 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 Winter Twig. Thus Mobster and Blue Smoke giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Winter Twig contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Slate Gray, Laurel, and Mountbatten Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #948a7a 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. Winter Twig tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#798494) and two others. The Blue Smoke is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Bazaar – 120° from the complementary Slate Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #79948a and #947983.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #948a7a is made of 36% red, 34% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode Winter Twig has a hue angle of 36.92°, a saturation of 10.83% and a lightness of 52.94%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #948a7a is made of 0% cyan, 3.92% magenta, 10.2% yellow and 41.96% black ink.

HEX #948a7a
RGB Decimal rgb(148,138,122)
RGB Percentage 36%, 34%, 30%
CMYK 0, 3.92, 10.2, 41.96
HSL hsl(36.92,10.83%,52.94%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(36.92,17.57%,58.04%)
CIE-LAB lab(57.9211,0.9378,9.9142)
XYZ xyz(24.8141,25.878,22.0995)