Tuscany Color


Tuscany is soft, warm-toned shade of warm red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool cyan, cool magenta or cool green

Inverse Color #42a1d1
Complementary Color #2e8cbd
Color Shade: warm red (20.14° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 46.08% (better contrasting with white)
Tuscany Color Sample
Tuscany Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #bd5e2e

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Tuscany Color. The Potter's Clay color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Khaki Brown (#954e2a) for more calm effect. Try Sugar Almond as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#2e8cbd is the best complementary color to Tuscany. Cool cyan shades generally complement the warm red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #bd5e2e complementary color is Boston Blue, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool red, warm red, and warm yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Tuscany are #bd2e45 and #bda52e. Thus found on the left and right of #bd5e2e on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Brick Red and Hokey Pokey colors as they work well with Tuscany.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Tuscany palette consists of #2e45bd and #2ebda5 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#2e8cbd). Try Governor Bay and Shamrock colors in combination with #bd5e2e, 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 #bd5e2e offers a combination of warm blue and cool green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Tuscany. Thus Purple Heart and Jungle Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Tuscany contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Boston Blue, Apple, and Purple Heart split by 90° on the color wheel. #bd5e2e square combo is a palette of warm red, warm green, cool cyan and cool 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. Tuscany tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#2e8cbd) and two others. The Jungle Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Medium Red Violet – 120° from the complementary Boston Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #2ebd5e and #bd2e8c.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #bd5e2e is made of 57% red, 29% green and 14% blue. In a HSL mode Tuscany has a hue angle of 20.14°, a saturation of 60.85% and a lightness of 46.08%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #bd5e2e is made of 0% cyan, 37.26% magenta, 56.08% yellow and 25.88% black ink.

HEX #bd5e2e
RGB Decimal rgb(189,94,46)
RGB Percentage 57%, 29%, 14%
CMYK 0, 37.26, 56.08, 25.88
HSL hsl(20.14,60.85%,46.08%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(20.14,75.66%,74.12%)
CIE-LAB lab(50.7123,34.8523,43.8182)
XYZ xyz(25.4821,19.0215,4.9132)