Pharlap Color


Pharlap 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 #5c7f84
Complementary Color #7b9da3
Color Shade: mid red (7.5° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 56.08% (better contrasting with white)
Pharlap Color Sample
Pharlap Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #a3807b

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Pharlap Color. The Cedar Ridge color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool red bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Corazon (#9d6663) for more energetic effect. Try Copper Rose as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#7b9da3 is the best complementary color to Pharlap. 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 #a3807b complementary color is Gumbo, 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 Pharlap are #a37b8a and #a3937b. Thus found on the left and right of #a3807b on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Mountbatten Pink and Donkey Brown colors as they work well with Pharlap.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Pharlap palette consists of #7b8aa3 and #7ba394 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#7b9da3). Try Regent Gray and Sea Nymph colors in combination with #a3807b, 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 #a3807b 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 Pharlap. Thus Kimberly and Amulet giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Pharlap contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Gumbo, Amulet, and Trendy Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #a3807b 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. Pharlap tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#7b9da3) and two others. The Amulet is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Bouquet – 120° from the complementary Gumbo. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #7ba380 and #a37b9e.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #a3807b is made of 39% red, 31% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode Pharlap has a hue angle of 7.5°, a saturation of 17.86% and a lightness of 56.08%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #a3807b is made of 0% cyan, 13.72% magenta, 15.68% yellow and 36.08% black ink.

HEX #a3807b
RGB Decimal rgb(163,128,123)
RGB Percentage 39%, 31%, 30%
CMYK 0, 13.72, 15.68, 36.08
HSL hsl(7.5,17.86%,56.08%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(7.5,24.54%,63.92%)
CIE-LAB lab(56.7377,12.7008,7.8615)
XYZ xyz(26.3986,24.6549,22.1064)