Java Color


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

Inverse Color #e03d3d
Complementary Color #c21f1f
Color Shade: warm cyan (180° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 44.12% (better contrasting with white)
Java Color Sample
Java Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #1fc2c2

If you're looking for a similar warm cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Java Color. The Silken Jade 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 soft alternative called Kentucky Bluegrass (#22aabb) for more calm effect. Try Future as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#c21f1f is the best complementary color to Java. Mid red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #1fc2c2 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 blue cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Java are #1fc270 and #1f70c2. Thus found on the left and right of #1fc2c2 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Mountain Meadow and Mariner colors as they work well with Java.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Java palette consists of #c2701f and #c21f70 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#c21f1f). Try Bourbon and Red Violet colors in combination with #1fc2c2, 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 #1fc2c2 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 Java. Thus Key Lime Pie and Red Violet giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Java contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Thunderbird, Purple Heart, and Lima split by 90° on the color wheel. #1fc2c2 square combo is a palette of warm cyan, warm blue, 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. Java tetradic combo consists of mid red complementary color (#c21f1f) and two others. The Red Violet is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Forest Green – 120° from the complementary Thunderbird. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #c21fc1 and #1fc21f.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #1fc2c2 is made of 7% red, 46% green and 46% blue. In a HSL mode Java has a hue angle of 180°, a saturation of 72.44% and a lightness of 44.12%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #1fc2c2 is made of 63.92% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 23.92% black ink.

HEX #1fc2c2
RGB Decimal rgb(31,194,194)
RGB Percentage 7%, 46%, 46%
CMYK 63.92, 0, 0, 23.92
HSL hsl(180,72.44%,44.12%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(180,84.02%,76.08%)
CIE-LAB lab(71.3985,-37.8263,-11.1912)
XYZ xyz(29.5945,42.7699,57.7346)