Au Chico Color


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

Inverse Color #689fa2
Complementary Color #5c9397
Color Shade: mid red (3.1° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 47.84% (better contrasting with white)
Au Chico Color Sample
Au Chico Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #97605d

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Au Chico Color. The Russett color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool red bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Cocobolo (#784848) for more energetic effect. Try Burnished Brown as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#5c9397 is the best complementary color to Au Chico. Mid cyan shades generally complement the mid red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #97605d complementary color is Breaker Bay, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of red magenta, mid red, and orange colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Au Chico are #975c76 and #977d5c. Thus found on the left and right of #97605d on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Strikemaster and Leather colors as they work well with Au Chico.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Au Chico palette consists of #5c7697 and #5c977d colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5c9397). Try Waikawa Gray and Patina colors in combination with #97605d, 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 #97605d offers a combination of mid blue and mid green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Au Chico. Thus Scampi and Spring Leaves giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Au Chico contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Breaker Bay, Asparagus, and Trendy Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #97605d square combo is a palette of mid red, yellow green, mid cyan and violet 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. Au Chico tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#5c9397) and two others. The Spring Leaves is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Strikemaster – 120° from the complementary Breaker Bay. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #5c975f and #975c93.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #97605d is made of 44% red, 28% green and 27% blue. In a HSL mode Au Chico has a hue angle of 3.1°, a saturation of 23.77% and a lightness of 47.84%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #97605d is made of 0% cyan, 21.57% magenta, 22.75% yellow and 40.78% black ink.

HEX #97605d
RGB Decimal rgb(151,96,93)
RGB Percentage 44%, 28%, 27%
CMYK 0, 21.57, 22.75, 40.78
HSL hsl(3.1,23.77%,47.84%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(3.1,38.41%,59.22%)
CIE-LAB lab(46.6254,22.0117,11.0423)
XYZ xyz(18.9212,15.7354,12.3959)