Nana Color


Nana is pale, cool-toned shade of violet. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with yellow green, mid cyan or orange

Inverse Color #5f7258
Complementary Color #94a78d
Color Shade: violet (283.85° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 60.39% (better contrasting with white)
Nana Color Sample
Nana Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #a08da7

If you're looking for a similar violet shade, there are some better alternatives to Nana Color. The Karma Chameleon color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm blue bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called High Note (#867a88) for more calm effect. Try Lunar Light as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#94a78d is the best complementary color to Nana. Yellow green shades generally complement the violet hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #a08da7 complementary color is Envy, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid blue, violet, and mid magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Amethyst Smoke are #938da7 and #a78da1. Thus found on the left and right of #a08da7 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Manatee and Bouquet colors as they work well with Nana.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Nana palette consists of #8da793 and #a1a78d colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#94a78d). Try Envy and Sage colors in combination with #a08da7, 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 #a08da7 offers a combination of green cyan and orange shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Nana. Thus Cascade and Gray Olive giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Nana contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Envy, Del Rio, and Granny Smith split by 90° on the color wheel. #a08da7 square combo is a palette of violet, mid red, yellow green and mid cyan 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. Nana tetradic combo consists of yellow green complementary color (#94a78d) and two others. The Gray Olive is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Manatee – 120° from the complementary Envy. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #a7a08d and #8d94a7.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #a08da7 is made of 34% red, 30% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Nana has a hue angle of 283.85°, a saturation of 12.87% and a lightness of 60.39%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #a08da7 is made of 2.74% cyan, 10.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 34.51% black ink.

HEX #a08da7
RGB Decimal rgb(160,141,167)
RGB Percentage 34%, 30%, 36%
CMYK 2.74, 10.2, 0, 34.51
HSL hsl(283.85,12.87%,60.39%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(283.85,15.57%,65.49%)
CIE-LAB lab(61.0572,12.0201,-11.0756)
XYZ xyz(30.9971,29.3134,40.5835)