Always Apple Color


Always Apple is calm, warm-toned shade of mid yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid blue, red magenta or mid cyan

Inverse Color #5f5998
Complementary Color #6c66a6
Color Shade: mid yellow (65.71° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 52.75% (better contrasting with white)
Always Apple Color Sample
Always Apple Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #a0a667

If you're looking for a similar mid yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Always Apple Color. The Green Olive color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm yellow bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Paid in Full (#8c8e65) for more calm effect. Try Special Ops as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#6c66a6 is the best complementary color to Always Apple. Mid blue shades generally complement the mid yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #a0a667 complementary color is Scampi, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of orange, mid yellow, and yellow green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Green Smoke are #a68c66 and #80a666. Thus found on the left and right of #a0a667 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Sandal and Asparagus colors as they work well with Always Apple.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Always Apple palette consists of #8c66a6 and #6680a6 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#6c66a6). Try Deluge and Hoki colors in combination with #a0a667, 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 #a0a667 offers a combination of mid magenta and mid cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Always Apple. Thus Strikemaster and Breaker Bay giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Always Apple contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Scampi, Patina, and Tapestry split by 90° on the color wheel. #a0a667 square combo is a palette of mid yellow, green cyan, mid blue and red 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. Always Apple tetradic combo consists of mid blue complementary color (#6c66a6) and two others. The Breaker Bay is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Coral Tree – 120° from the complementary Scampi. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #66a0a6 and #a66c66.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #a0a667 is made of 37% red, 39% green and 24% blue. In a HSL mode Always Apple has a hue angle of 65.71°, a saturation of 26.14% and a lightness of 52.75%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #a0a667 is made of 2.35% cyan, 0% magenta, 24.71% yellow and 34.9% black ink.

HEX #a0a667
RGB Decimal rgb(160,166,103)
RGB Percentage 37%, 39%, 24%
CMYK 2.35, 0, 24.71, 34.9
HSL hsl(65.71,26.14%,52.75%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(65.71,37.95%,65.1%)
CIE-LAB lab(66.3095,-12.1639,31.9121)
XYZ xyz(30.5816,35.7253,18.1158)