Ultramarine Highlight Color


Ultramarine Highlight is deep, cool-toned shade of cool blue. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm yellow, cool green or cool red

Inverse Color #d1cd70
Complementary Color #8f8b2e
Color Shade: cool blue (237.53° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 37.06% (better contrasting with white)
Ultramarine Highlight Color Sample
Ultramarine Highlight Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #2e328f

If you're looking for a similar cool blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Ultramarine Highlight Color. The Governor Bay color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a blue cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Early Spring Night (#3c3fb1) for more calm effect. Try After Work Blue as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#8f8b2e is the best complementary color to Ultramarine Highlight. Warm yellow shades generally complement the cool blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #2e328f complementary color is Sycamore, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool cyan, cool blue, and warm blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Bay of Many are #2e628f and #5a2e8f. Thus found on the left and right of #2e328f on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Calypso and Eminence colors as they work well with Ultramarine Highlight.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Ultramarine Highlight palette consists of #628f2e and #8f5a2e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#8f8b2e). Try Olive Drab and Mule Fawn colors in combination with #2e328f, 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 #2e328f offers a combination of warm green and cool red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Ultramarine Highlight. Thus Forest Green and Stiletto giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Ultramarine Highlight contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Sycamore, Camelot, and Sea Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #2e328f square combo is a palette of cool blue, warm magenta, warm yellow and cool 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. Ultramarine Highlight tetradic combo consists of warm yellow complementary color (#8f8b2e) and two others. The Stiletto is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Lochinvar – 120° from the complementary Sycamore. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #8f2e31 and #2e8f8b.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #2e328f is made of 19% red, 21% green and 60% blue. In a HSL mode Ultramarine Highlight has a hue angle of 237.53°, a saturation of 51.32% and a lightness of 37.06%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #2e328f is made of 38.04% cyan, 36.47% magenta, 0% yellow and 43.92% black ink.

HEX #2e328f
RGB Decimal rgb(46,50,143)
RGB Percentage 19%, 21%, 60%
CMYK 38.04, 36.47, 0, 43.92
HSL hsl(237.53,51.32%,37.06%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(237.53,67.83%,56.08%)
CIE-LAB lab(26.2892,29.5266,-52.0222)
XYZ xyz(7.2252,4.8452,26.541)