Amphora Color


Amphora 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 #60798d
Complementary Color #718a9f
Color Shade: warm red (26.67° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 53.53% (better contrasting with white)
Amphora Color Sample
Amphora Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #9f8672

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Amphora Color. The Split Rail color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Wild Cattail (#916d5d) for more energetic effect. Try Simmering Smoke as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#718a9f is the best complementary color to Amphora. 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 #9f8672 complementary color is Bermuda Gray, 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 Donkey Brown are #9f7174 and #9f9c71. Thus found on the left and right of #9f8672 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Pharlap and Gurkha colors as they work well with Amphora.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Amphora palette consists of #71749f and #719f9c colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#718a9f). Try Kimberly and Sea Nymph colors in combination with #9f8672, 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 #9f8672 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 Amphora. Thus Kimberly and Oxley giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Amphora contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Bermuda Gray, Amulet, and Trendy Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #9f8672 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. Amphora tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#718a9f) and two others. The Oxley is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Mountbatten Pink – 120° from the complementary Bermuda Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #719f86 and #9f718a.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #9f8672 is made of 39% red, 33% green and 28% blue. In a HSL mode Amphora has a hue angle of 26.67°, a saturation of 18.99% and a lightness of 53.53%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #9f8672 is made of 0% cyan, 9.8% magenta, 17.64% yellow and 37.65% black ink.

HEX #9f8672
RGB Decimal rgb(159,134,114)
RGB Percentage 39%, 33%, 28%
CMYK 0, 9.8, 17.64, 37.65
HSL hsl(26.67,18.99%,53.53%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(26.67,28.3%,62.35%)
CIE-LAB lab(57.6899,6.3641,14.3083)
XYZ xyz(25.8604,25.636,19.5048)