Allegro Color


Allegro is calm, 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 #4d76a6
Complementary Color #5881b2
Color Shade: orange (32.36° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 52.35% (better contrasting with white)
Allegro Color Sample
Allegro Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #b28959

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Allegro Color. The Horn of Plenty color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Taos Taupe (#bfa77f) for more calm effect. Try Old Salem as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#5881b2 is the best complementary color to Allegro. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #b28959 complementary color is Hippie Blue, 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 Driftwood are #b25c58 and #aeb258. Thus found on the left and right of #b28959 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Matrix and Olive Green colors as they work well with Allegro.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Allegro palette consists of #5c58b2 and #58aeb2 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5881b2). Try Blue Violet and Tradewind colors in combination with #b28959, 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 #b28959 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 Allegro. Thus Studio and Silver Tree giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Allegro contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Hippie Blue, Fern, and Fuchsia Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #b28959 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. Allegro tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#5881b2) and two others. The Silver Tree is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Tapestry – 120° from the complementary Hippie Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #58b289 and #b25881.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #b28959 is made of 44% red, 34% green and 22% blue. In a HSL mode Allegro has a hue angle of 32.36°, a saturation of 36.63% and a lightness of 52.35%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #b28959 is made of 0% cyan, 16.07% magenta, 34.9% yellow and 30.2% black ink.

HEX #b28959
RGB Decimal rgb(178,137,89)
RGB Percentage 44%, 34%, 22%
CMYK 0, 16.07, 34.9, 30.2
HSL hsl(32.36,36.63%,52.35%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(32.36,50%,69.8%)
CIE-LAB lab(59.9588,9.6196,31.6387)
XYZ xyz(29.1089,28.0776,13.3365)