Autumn Meadow Color


Autumn Meadow is pale, warm-toned shade of cool yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm blue, cool red or cool cyan

Inverse Color #534871
Complementary Color #998eb6
Color Shade: cool yellow (76.1° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 63.73% (better contrasting with white)
Autumn Meadow Color Sample
Autumn Meadow Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #acb78e

If you're looking for a similar cool yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Autumn Meadow Color. The Green Tea Mochi color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid yellow bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Fennelly (#9a9e80) for more calm effect. Try Sidekick as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#998eb6 is the best complementary color to Autumn Meadow. Warm blue shades generally complement the cool yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #acb78e complementary color is Amethyst Smoke, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm yellow, cool yellow, and warm green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Swamp Green are #b6ad8e and #97b68e. Thus found on the left and right of #acb78e on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Heathered Gray and Norway colors as they work well with Autumn Meadow.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Autumn Meadow palette consists of #ad8eb6 and #8e97b6 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#998eb6). Try Amethyst Smoke and Bali Hai colors in combination with #acb78e, 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 #acb78e offers a combination of warm magenta and cool cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Autumn Meadow. Thus Bouquet and Bali Hai giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Autumn Meadow contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Amethyst Smoke, Summer Green, and Thatch split by 90° on the color wheel. #acb78e square combo is a palette of cool yellow, warm cyan, warm blue and cool red 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. Autumn Meadow tetradic combo consists of warm blue complementary color (#998eb6) and two others. The Bali Hai is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Quicksand – 120° from the complementary Amethyst Smoke. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #8eabb6 and #b6998e.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #acb78e is made of 35% red, 37% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Autumn Meadow has a hue angle of 76.1°, a saturation of 22.16% and a lightness of 63.73%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #acb78e is made of 4.31% cyan, 0% magenta, 16.07% yellow and 28.24% black ink.

HEX #acb78e
RGB Decimal rgb(172,183,142)
RGB Percentage 35%, 37%, 29%
CMYK 4.31, 0, 16.07, 28.24
HSL hsl(76.1,22.16%,63.73%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(76.1,22.4%,71.76%)
CIE-LAB lab(72.6215,-10.9868,19.6142)
XYZ xyz(38.8292,44.5906,32.1515)