Amazon Queen Color


Amazon Queen is calm, warm-toned shade of warm yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, warm magenta or warm cyan

Inverse Color #6b70ab
Complementary Color #535894
Color Shade: warm yellow (55.31° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 45.49% (better contrasting with white)
Amazon Queen Color Sample
Amazon Queen Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #948f54

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Amazon Queen Color. The Tree Hugger color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Verdant Views (#75794a) for more calm effect. Try Green Woodpecker Olive as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#535894 is the best complementary color to Amazon Queen. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #948f54 complementary color is Waikawa Gray, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Barley Corn are #946f53 and #799453. Thus found on the left and right of #948f54 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Leather and Asparagus colors as they work well with Amazon Queen.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Amazon Queen palette consists of #6f5394 and #537994 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#535894). Try Butterfly Bush and Kashmir Blue colors in combination with #948f54, 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 #948f54 offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Amazon Queen. Thus Trendy Pink and Smalt Blue giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Amazon Queen contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Waikawa Gray, Fruit Salad, and Strikemaster split by 90° on the color wheel. #948f54 square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool green, cool blue and warm 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. Amazon Queen tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#535894) and two others. The Smalt Blue is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Au Chico – 120° from the complementary Waikawa Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #53948f and #945359.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #948f54 is made of 39% red, 38% green and 22% blue. In a HSL mode Amazon Queen has a hue angle of 55.31°, a saturation of 27.59% and a lightness of 45.49%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #948f54 is made of 0% cyan, 1.96% magenta, 25.1% yellow and 41.96% black ink.

HEX #948f54
RGB Decimal rgb(148,143,84)
RGB Percentage 39%, 38%, 22%
CMYK 0, 1.96, 25.1, 41.96
HSL hsl(55.31,27.59%,45.49%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(55.31,43.24%,58.04%)
CIE-LAB lab(58.5844,-7.0633,31.9843)
XYZ xyz(23.6354,26.5809,12.2724)