Toast Color


Toast 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 #65919e
Complementary Color #618c9a
Color Shade: mid red (13.68° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 49.22% (better contrasting with white)
Toast Color Sample
Toast Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #9a6e61

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Toast Color. The Boston Brick color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Pink Moroccan (#a98981) for more calm effect. Try Flower Wood as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#618c9a is the best complementary color to Toast. 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 #9a6e61 complementary color is Hoki, 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 Toast are #9a6170 and #9a8a61. Thus found on the left and right of #9a6e61 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Copper Rose and Clay Creek colors as they work well with Toast.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Toast palette consists of #61709a and #619a8a colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#618c9a). Try Waikawa Gray and Patina colors in combination with #9a6e61, 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 #9a6e61 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 Toast. Thus Kimberly and Aqua Forest giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Toast contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Hoki, Highland, and Trendy Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #9a6e61 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. Toast tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#618c9a) and two others. The Aqua Forest is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Strikemaster – 120° from the complementary Hoki. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #619a6e and #9a618c.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #9a6e61 is made of 43% red, 30% green and 27% blue. In a HSL mode Toast has a hue angle of 13.68°, a saturation of 22.71% and a lightness of 49.22%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #9a6e61 is made of 0% cyan, 17.25% magenta, 22.35% yellow and 39.61% black ink.

HEX #9a6e61
RGB Decimal rgb(154,110,97)
RGB Percentage 43%, 30%, 27%
CMYK 0, 17.25, 22.35, 39.61
HSL hsl(13.68,22.71%,49.22%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(13.68,37.01%,60.39%)
CIE-LAB lab(50.5523,15.6956,14.1754)
XYZ xyz(21.06,18.885,13.8444)