Swagger Color


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

Inverse Color #e6494a
Complementary Color #b61819
Color Shade: warm cyan (179.62° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 40.59% (better contrasting with white)
Swagger Color Sample
Swagger Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #19b6b5

If you're looking for a similar warm cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Swagger Color. The Island Dream color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a green cyan bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Turkish Boy (#0e9ca5) for more energetic effect. Try Riviera as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#b61819 is the best complementary color to Swagger. Cool red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #19b6b5 complementary color is Thunderbird, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool green, warm cyan, and cool cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Java are #18b666 and #1868b6. Thus found on the left and right of #19b6b5 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Mountain Meadow and Denim colors as they work well with Swagger.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Swagger palette consists of #b66618 and #b61868 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#b61819). Try Reno Sand and Red Violet colors in combination with #19b6b5, 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 #19b6b5 offers a combination of warm yellow and cool magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Swagger. Thus Sahara and Seance giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Swagger contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Thunderbird, Purple Heart, and Lima split by 90° on the color wheel. #19b6b5 square combo is a palette of warm cyan, warm blue, cool red and cool yellow 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. Swagger tetradic combo consists of cool red complementary color (#b61819) and two others. The Seance is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and La Palma – 120° from the complementary Thunderbird. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #b418b6 and #19b618.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #19b6b5 is made of 6% red, 47% green and 47% blue. In a HSL mode Swagger has a hue angle of 179.62°, a saturation of 75.85% and a lightness of 40.59%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #19b6b5 is made of 61.57% cyan, 0% magenta, 0.39% yellow and 28.63% black ink.

HEX #19b6b5
RGB Decimal rgb(25,182,181)
RGB Percentage 6%, 47%, 47%
CMYK 61.57, 0, 0.39, 28.63
HSL hsl(179.62,75.85%,40.59%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(179.62,86.26%,71.37%)
CIE-LAB lab(67.2761,-36.5972,-10.2204)
XYZ xyz(25.4693,36.9988,49.5152)