Apnea Dive Color


Apnea Dive is deep, cool-toned shade of blue cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with orange, mid green or red magenta

Inverse Color #d7b042
Complementary Color #bd9528
Color Shade: blue cyan (224.3° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 44.9% (better contrasting with white)
Apnea Dive Color Sample
Apnea Dive Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #284fbd

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Apnea Dive Color. The God of Rain color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Janitor (#2266cc) for more energetic effect. Try Mimesia Blue as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#bd9528 is the best complementary color to Apnea Dive. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #284fbd complementary color is Marigold, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid cyan, blue cyan, and mid blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Cerulean Blue are #2899bd and #4b28bd. Thus found on the left and right of #284fbd on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Curious Blue and Purple Heart colors as they work well with Apnea Dive.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Apnea Dive palette consists of #99bd28 and #bd4b28 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#bd9528). Try Atlantis and Tuscany colors in combination with #284fbd, 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 #284fbd offers a combination of yellow green and red magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Apnea Dive. Thus Lima and Brick Red giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Apnea Dive contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Marigold, Medium Red Violet, and Jungle Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #284fbd square combo is a palette of blue cyan, mid magenta, orange and mid 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. Apnea Dive tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#bd9528) and two others. The Brick Red is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Jungle Green – 120° from the complementary Marigold. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #bd284f and #28bd95.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #284fbd is made of 13% red, 26% green and 61% blue. In a HSL mode Apnea Dive has a hue angle of 224.3°, a saturation of 65.07% and a lightness of 44.9%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #284fbd is made of 58.43% cyan, 43.14% magenta, 0% yellow and 25.88% black ink.

HEX #284fbd
RGB Decimal rgb(40,79,189)
RGB Percentage 13%, 26%, 61%
CMYK 58.43, 43.14, 0, 25.88
HSL hsl(224.3,65.07%,44.9%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(224.3,78.84%,74.12%)
CIE-LAB lab(37.33,26.7922,-61.6722)
XYZ xyz(12.8564,9.7172,49.3421)