Riviera Color


Riviera is calm, cool-toned shade of mid cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid red, yellow green or mid magenta

Inverse Color #e76053
Complementary Color #ac2517
Color Shade: mid cyan (185.27° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 38.43% (better contrasting with white)
Riviera Color Sample
Riviera Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #189fac

If you're looking for a similar mid cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Riviera Color. The Charybdis color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Sardinia Beaches (#28a4cb) for more calm effect. Try Mediterranean Sea as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#ac2517 is the best complementary color to Riviera. Mid red shades generally complement the mid cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #189fac complementary color is Tabasco, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of green cyan, mid cyan, and blue cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Eastern Blue are #17ac6f and #1754ac. Thus found on the left and right of #189fac on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Mountain Meadow and Fun Blue colors as they work well with Riviera.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Riviera palette consists of #ac6f17 and #ac1754 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#ac2517). Try Reno Sand and Maroon Flush colors in combination with #189fac, 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 #189fac offers a combination of mid yellow and mid magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Riviera. Thus Citron and Violet Eggplant giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Riviera contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Tabasco, Seance, and Christi split by 90° on the color wheel. #189fac square combo is a palette of mid cyan, violet, mid red and yellow green 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. Riviera tetradic combo consists of mid red complementary color (#ac2517) and two others. The Violet Eggplant is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and La Palma – 120° from the complementary Tabasco. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #ac179e and #17ac25.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #189fac is made of 7% red, 45% green and 48% blue. In a HSL mode Riviera has a hue angle of 185.27°, a saturation of 75.51% and a lightness of 38.43%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #189fac is made of 58.04% cyan, 5.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 32.55% black ink.

HEX #189fac
RGB Decimal rgb(24,159,172)
RGB Percentage 7%, 45%, 48%
CMYK 58.04, 5.1, 0, 32.55
HSL hsl(185.27,75.51%,38.43%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(185.27,86.05%,67.45%)
CIE-LAB lab(59.8607,-28.4983,-16.3515)
XYZ xyz(20.2212,27.969,43.3625)