Pancho Color


Pancho is pale, warm-toned shade of orange. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with blue cyan, mid magenta or green cyan

Inverse Color #123254
Complementary Color #abcaed
Color Shade: orange (30.91° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 80% (better contrasting with black)
Pancho Color Sample
Pancho Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #edcdab

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Pancho Color. The Albescent White 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 Crackled (#f2e7d1) for more calm effect. Try Smooth Silk as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#abcaed is the best complementary color to Pancho. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #edcdab complementary color is Cornflower, 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 Pancho are #edacab and #ebedab. Thus found on the left and right of #edcdab on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Zinnwaldite and Double Colonial White colors as they work well with Pancho.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Pancho palette consists of #acabed and #abebed colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#abcaed). Try Biloba Flower and Blizzard Blue colors in combination with #edcdab, 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 #edcdab 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 Pancho. Thus Biloba Flower and Magic Mint giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Pancho contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Cornflower, Madang, and Light Orchid split by 90° on the color wheel. #edcdab 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. Pancho tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#abcaed) and two others. The Magic Mint is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Kobi – 120° from the complementary Cornflower. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #abedcd and #edabcb.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #edcdab is made of 39% red, 33% green and 28% blue. In a HSL mode Pancho has a hue angle of 30.91°, a saturation of 64.71% and a lightness of 80%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #edcdab is made of 0% cyan, 12.55% magenta, 25.88% yellow and 7.06% black ink.

HEX #edcdab
RGB Decimal rgb(237,205,171)
RGB Percentage 39%, 33%, 28%
CMYK 0, 12.55, 25.88, 7.06
HSL hsl(30.91,64.71%,80%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(30.91,27.85%,92.94%)
CIE-LAB lab(84.281,6.2436,21.0865)
XYZ xyz(64.1071,64.6074,47.6198)