Twine Color


Twine 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 #3d6aa2
Complementary Color #5d89c2
Color Shade: orange (33.27° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 56.27% (better contrasting with white)
Twine Color Sample
Twine Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c2955d

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Twine Color. The Summerset color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Fuegan Orange (#c77e4d) for more energetic effect. Try Gold Metal as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#5d89c2 is the best complementary color to Twine. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #c2955d complementary color is Steel 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 Twine are #c2625d and #bcc25d. Thus found on the left and right of #c2955d on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Fuzzy Wuzzy Brown and Celery colors as they work well with Twine.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Twine palette consists of #625dc2 and #5dbcc2 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5d89c2). Try Blue Marguerite and Fountain Blue colors in combination with #c2955d, 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 #c2955d 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 Twine. Thus Amethyst and Silver Tree giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Twine contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Steel Blue, Mantis, and Fuchsia Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #c2955d 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. Twine tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#5d89c2) and two others. The Silver Tree is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Mulberry – 120° from the complementary Steel Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #5dc295 and #c25d89.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c2955d is made of 44% red, 34% green and 21% blue. In a HSL mode Twine has a hue angle of 33.27°, a saturation of 45.29% and a lightness of 56.27%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c2955d is made of 0% cyan, 17.65% magenta, 39.61% yellow and 23.92% black ink.

HEX #c2955d
RGB Decimal rgb(194,149,93)
RGB Percentage 44%, 34%, 21%
CMYK 0, 17.65, 39.61, 23.92
HSL hsl(33.27,45.29%,56.27%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(33.27,52.06%,76.08%)
CIE-LAB lab(64.7673,10.1498,35.896)
XYZ xyz(34.9714,33.7545,15.028)