Cosmic Cobalt Color


Cosmic Cobalt is deep, cool-toned shade of mid blue. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid yellow, green cyan or mid red

Inverse Color #d1d277
Complementary Color #87882d
Color Shade: mid blue (240.66° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 35.49% (better contrasting with white)
Cosmic Cobalt Color Sample
Cosmic Cobalt Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #2e2d88

If you're looking for a similar mid blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Cosmic Cobalt Color. The Snorlax color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool blue bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called After Work Blue (#24246d) for more energetic effect. Try Purple Cabbage as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#87882d is the best complementary color to Cosmic Cobalt. Mid yellow shades generally complement the mid blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #2e2d88 complementary color is Crete, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of blue cyan, mid blue, and violet colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Bay of Many are #2d5988 and #5b2d88. Thus found on the left and right of #2e2d88 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Chambray and Eminence colors as they work well with Cosmic Cobalt.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Cosmic Cobalt palette consists of #59882d and #885b2d colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#87882d). Try Crete and Mule Fawn colors in combination with #2e2d88, 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 #2e2d88 offers a combination of mid green and mid red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Cosmic Cobalt. Thus Forest Green and El Salva giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Cosmic Cobalt contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Crete, Camelot, and Sea Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #2e2d88 square combo is a palette of mid blue, red magenta, mid yellow and green cyan 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. Cosmic Cobalt tetradic combo consists of mid yellow complementary color (#87882d) and two others. The El Salva is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Lochinvar – 120° from the complementary Crete. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #882d2d and #2d8688.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #2e2d88 is made of 20% red, 20% green and 60% blue. In a HSL mode Cosmic Cobalt has a hue angle of 240.66°, a saturation of 50.28% and a lightness of 35.49%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #2e2d88 is made of 35.29% cyan, 35.68% magenta, 0% yellow and 46.67% black ink.

HEX #2e2d88
RGB Decimal rgb(46,45,136)
RGB Percentage 20%, 20%, 60%
CMYK 35.29, 35.68, 0, 46.67
HSL hsl(240.66,50.28%,35.49%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(240.66,66.91%,53.33%)
CIE-LAB lab(24.4342,30.2787,-50.7066)
XYZ xyz(6.509,4.2352,23.767)