Thatch Color


Thatch 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 #496267
Complementary Color #98b0b6
Color Shade: mid red (10° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 65.49% (better contrasting with white)
Thatch Color Sample
Thatch Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #b69d98

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Thatch Color. The Hickory Branch 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 Desert Red (#b3837f) for more energetic effect. Try Vast as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#98b0b6 is the best complementary color to Thatch. 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 #b69d98 complementary color is Gull Gray, 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 Thatch are #b698a2 and #b6ac98. Thus found on the left and right of #b69d98 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Thatch and Heathered Gray colors as they work well with Thatch.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Thatch palette consists of #98a2b6 and #98b6ac colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#98b0b6). Try Gull Gray and Summer Green colors in combination with #b69d98, 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 #b69d98 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 Thatch. Thus Amethyst Smoke and Summer Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Thatch contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Gull Gray, Norway, and Amethyst Smoke split by 90° on the color wheel. #b69d98 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. Thatch tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#98b0b6) and two others. The Summer Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Lily – 120° from the complementary Gull Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #98b69d and #b698b0.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #b69d98 is made of 37% red, 32% green and 31% blue. In a HSL mode Thatch has a hue angle of 10°, a saturation of 17.05% and a lightness of 65.49%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #b69d98 is made of 0% cyan, 9.8% magenta, 11.76% yellow and 28.63% black ink.

HEX #b69d98
RGB Decimal rgb(182,157,152)
RGB Percentage 37%, 32%, 31%
CMYK 0, 9.8, 11.76, 28.63
HSL hsl(10,17.05%,65.49%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(10,16.48%,71.37%)
CIE-LAB lab(66.7683,8.3749,6.0056)
XYZ xyz(37.0159,36.326,34.7664)