Indigo Light Color


Indigo Light is soft, 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 #a28934
Complementary Color #cab25d
Color Shade: cool blue (226.36° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 58.04% (better contrasting with white)
Indigo Light Color Sample
Indigo Light Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #5d76cb

If you're looking for a similar cool blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Indigo Light Color. The Violets Are Blue color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a blue cyan bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Monarchist (#4b62d2) for more energetic effect. Try Savoy Blue as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#cab25d is the best complementary color to Indigo Light. 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 #5d76cb complementary color is Sundance, 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 Indigo are #5dacca and #7a5dca. Thus found on the left and right of #5d76cb on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Fountain Blue and Blue Marguerite colors as they work well with Indigo Light.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Indigo Light palette consists of #acca5d and #ca7b5d colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#cab25d). Try Celery and Antique Brass colors in combination with #5d76cb, 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 #5d76cb 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 Indigo Light. Thus Mantis and Chestnut Rose giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Indigo Light contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Sundance, Hopbush, and Emerald split by 90° on the color wheel. #5d76cb 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. Indigo Light tetradic combo consists of warm yellow complementary color (#cab25d) and two others. The Chestnut Rose is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Downy – 120° from the complementary Sundance. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #ca5d75 and #5dcab2.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #5d76cb is made of 22% red, 29% green and 49% blue. In a HSL mode Indigo Light has a hue angle of 226.36°, a saturation of 51.4% and a lightness of 58.04%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #5d76cb is made of 43.14% cyan, 33.34% magenta, 0% yellow and 20.39% black ink.

HEX #5d76cb
RGB Decimal rgb(93,118,203)
RGB Percentage 22%, 29%, 49%
CMYK 43.14, 33.34, 0, 20.39
HSL hsl(226.36,51.4%,58.04%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(226.36,54.19%,79.61%)
CIE-LAB lab(51.3771,15.5128,-47.009)
XYZ xyz(21.7721,19.5958,59.1348)