Gigas Color


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

Inverse Color #adc36b
Complementary Color #7e943b
Color Shade: mid blue (255° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 40.78% (better contrasting with white)
Gigas Color Sample
Gigas Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #523c94

If you're looking for a similar mid blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Gigas Color. The Swiss Plum color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool blue bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Butterfly Bush (#624e9a) for more calm effect. Try Windsor as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#7e943b is the best complementary color to Gigas. 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 #523c94 complementary color is Sycamore, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool blue, mid blue, and cool magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Gigas are #3b5194 and #7e3b94. Thus found on the left and right of #523c94 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Chambray and Vivid Violet colors as they work well with Gigas.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Gigas palette consists of #51943b and #947e3b colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#7e943b). Try Apple and Sycamore colors in combination with #523c94, 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 #523c94 offers a combination of cool green and mid red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Gigas. Thus Chateau Green and Potters Clay giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Gigas contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Sycamore, Vin Rouge, and Ocean Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #523c94 square combo is a palette of mid blue, cool red, mid yellow and warm 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. Gigas tetradic combo consists of mid yellow complementary color (#7e943b) and two others. The Potters Clay is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Calypso – 120° from the complementary Sycamore. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #94513b and #3b7e94.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #523c94 is made of 28% red, 21% green and 51% blue. In a HSL mode Gigas has a hue angle of 255°, a saturation of 42.31% and a lightness of 40.78%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #523c94 is made of 25.88% cyan, 34.51% magenta, 0% yellow and 41.96% black ink.

HEX #523c94
RGB Decimal rgb(82,60,148)
RGB Percentage 28%, 21%, 51%
CMYK 25.88, 34.51, 0, 41.96
HSL hsl(255,42.31%,40.78%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(255,59.46%,58.04%)
CIE-LAB lab(32.1766,31.8034,-45.3932)
XYZ xyz(10.4408,7.1637,28.8494)