Leather Color


Leather is pale, warm-toned shade of warm red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool cyan, cool magenta or cool green

Inverse Color #698fa6
Complementary Color #597f96
Color Shade: warm red (22.62° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 46.86% (better contrasting with white)
Leather Color Sample
Leather Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #967059

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Leather Color. The Woodward Park color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Tanbark Trail (#766451) for more calm effect. Try Dark Blond as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#597f96 is the best complementary color to Leather. Cool cyan shades generally complement the warm red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #967059 complementary color is Horizon, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool red, warm red, and warm yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Leather are #965960 and #968e59. Thus found on the left and right of #967059 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Au Chico and Barley Corn colors as they work well with Leather.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Leather palette consists of #596096 and #59968e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#597f96). Try Waikawa Gray and Patina colors in combination with #967059, 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 #967059 offers a combination of warm blue and cool green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Leather. Thus Scampi and Aqua Forest giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Leather contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Horizon, Highland, and Trendy Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #967059 square combo is a palette of warm red, warm green, cool cyan and cool 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. Leather tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#597f96) and two others. The Aqua Forest is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Strikemaster – 120° from the complementary Horizon. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #599670 and #96597e.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #967059 is made of 43% red, 32% green and 25% blue. In a HSL mode Leather has a hue angle of 22.62°, a saturation of 25.52% and a lightness of 46.86%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #967059 is made of 0% cyan, 14.9% magenta, 23.92% yellow and 41.18% black ink.

HEX #967059
RGB Decimal rgb(150,112,89)
RGB Percentage 43%, 32%, 25%
CMYK 0, 14.9, 23.92, 41.18
HSL hsl(22.62,25.52%,46.86%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(22.62,40.67%,58.82%)
CIE-LAB lab(50.4449,11.8597,18.6298)
XYZ xyz(20.175,18.7936,12.0154)