Quail Valley Color


Quail Valley is pale, warm-toned shade of orange. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with blue cyan, mid magenta or green cyan

Inverse Color #54698c
Complementary Color #7388ab
Color Shade: orange (37.5° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 56.08% (better contrasting with white)
Quail Valley Color Sample
Quail Valley Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #ab9673

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Quail Valley Color. The Crackled Leather color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Bonsai Pot (#b8b19a) for more calm effect. Try Agrellan Earth as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#7388ab is the best complementary color to Quail Valley. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #ab9673 complementary color is Bermuda Gray, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, orange, and mid yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Sandal are #ab7a73 and #a3ab73. Thus found on the left and right of #ab9673 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Coral Tree and Green Smoke colors as they work well with Quail Valley.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Quail Valley palette consists of #7973ab and #73a3ab colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#7388ab). Try Kimberly and Gumbo colors in combination with #ab9673, 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 #ab9673 offers a combination of violet and green cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Quail Valley. Thus Lavender Purple and Acapulco giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Quail Valley contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Bermuda Gray, Bay Leaf, and Bouquet split by 90° on the color wheel. #ab9673 square combo is a palette of orange, mid green, blue cyan and mid 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. Quail Valley tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#7388ab) and two others. The Acapulco is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Turkish Rose – 120° from the complementary Bermuda Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #73ab96 and #ab7387.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #ab9673 is made of 39% red, 34% green and 26% blue. In a HSL mode Quail Valley has a hue angle of 37.5°, a saturation of 25% and a lightness of 56.08%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #ab9673 is made of 0% cyan, 8.24% magenta, 21.96% yellow and 32.94% black ink.

HEX #ab9673
RGB Decimal rgb(171,150,115)
RGB Percentage 39%, 34%, 26%
CMYK 0, 8.24, 21.96, 32.94
HSL hsl(37.5,25%,56.08%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(37.5,32.75%,67.06%)
CIE-LAB lab(63.1012,2.4618,21.3494)
XYZ xyz(30.7954,31.7084,20.7169)