Cutty Sark Color


Cutty Sark is pale, cool-toned shade of warm cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool red, cool yellow or cool magenta

Inverse Color #af898d
Complementary Color #764f53
Color Shade: warm cyan (173.68° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 38.82% (better contrasting with white)
Cutty Sark Color Sample
Cutty Sark Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #507672

If you're looking for a similar warm cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Cutty Sark Color. The Sea Garden color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a green cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Aspen Hush (#6a8d88) for more calm effect. Try Sealegs as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#764f53 is the best complementary color to Cutty Sark. Cool red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #507672 complementary color is Ferra, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool green, warm cyan, and cool cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Cutty Sark are #4f765f and #4f6776. Thus found on the left and right of #507672 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Como and Blue Bayoux colors as they work well with Cutty Sark.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Cutty Sark palette consists of #765e4f and #764f66 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#764f53). Try Roman Coffee and Falcon colors in combination with #507672, 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 #507672 offers a combination of warm yellow and cool magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Cutty Sark. Thus Go Ben and Salt Box giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Cutty Sark contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Ferra, Smoky, and Dingley split by 90° on the color wheel. #507672 square combo is a palette of warm cyan, warm blue, cool red and cool yellow 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. Cutty Sark tetradic combo consists of cool red complementary color (#764f53) and two others. The Salt Box is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cactus – 120° from the complementary Ferra. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #724f76 and #53764f.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #507672 is made of 26% red, 38% green and 37% blue. In a HSL mode Cutty Sark has a hue angle of 173.68°, a saturation of 19.19% and a lightness of 38.82%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #507672 is made of 14.9% cyan, 0% magenta, 1.56% yellow and 53.73% black ink.

HEX #507672
RGB Decimal rgb(80,118,114)
RGB Percentage 26%, 38%, 37%
CMYK 14.9, 0, 1.56, 53.73
HSL hsl(173.68,19.19%,38.82%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(173.68,32.2%,46.27%)
CIE-LAB lab(46.813,-14.2986,-2.0907)
XYZ xyz(12.824,15.8772,18.3083)