Fiord Color


Fiord is pale, 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 #bfae96
Complementary Color #695840
Color Shade: blue cyan (215.12° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 33.14% (better contrasting with white)
Fiord Color Sample
Fiord Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #405169

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Fiord Color. The Payne's Grey 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 soft alternative called Spinning Blue (#5b6a7c) for more calm effect. Try Snake River as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#695840 is the best complementary color to Fiord. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #405169 complementary color is Tobacco Brown, 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 Fiord are #406569 and #434069. Thus found on the left and right of #405169 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching William and Mulled Wine colors as they work well with Fiord.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Fiord palette consists of #656940 and #694340 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#695840). Try Hemlock and Kabul colors in combination with #405169, 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 #405169 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 Fiord. Thus Chalet Green and Eggplant giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Fiord contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Tobacco Brown, Eggplant, and Killarney split by 90° on the color wheel. #405169 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. Fiord tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#695840) and two others. The Eggplant is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Mineral Green – 120° from the complementary Tobacco Brown. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #694050 and #406958.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #405169 is made of 26% red, 32% green and 42% blue. In a HSL mode Fiord has a hue angle of 215.12°, a saturation of 24.26% and a lightness of 33.14%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #405169 is made of 16.08% cyan, 9.42% magenta, 0% yellow and 58.82% black ink.

HEX #405169
RGB Decimal rgb(64,81,105)
RGB Percentage 26%, 32%, 42%
CMYK 16.08, 9.42, 0, 58.82
HSL hsl(215.12,24.26%,33.14%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(215.12,39.05%,41.18%)
CIE-LAB lab(33.972,0.0736,-15.9904)
XYZ xyz(7.6066,7.9948,14.5068)