Always Indigo Color


Always Indigo 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 #998873
Complementary Color #8c7b66
Color Shade: blue cyan (213.16° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 47.45% (better contrasting with white)
Always Indigo Color Sample
Always Indigo Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #66778c

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Always Indigo Color. The Jean Jacket Blue color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Identity (#7890ac) for more energetic effect. Try Montage as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#8c7b66 is the best complementary color to Always Indigo. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #66778c complementary color is Cement, 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 Slate Gray are #66898c and #68668c. Thus found on the left and right of #66778c on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Juniper and Rum colors as they work well with Always Indigo.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Always Indigo palette consists of #8a8c66 and #8c6866 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#8c7b66). Try Avocado and Opium colors in combination with #66778c, 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 #66778c 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 Always Indigo. Thus Highland and Falcon giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Always Indigo contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Cement, Strikemaster, and Glade Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #66778c 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. Always Indigo tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#8c7b66) and two others. The Falcon is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Viridian Green – 120° from the complementary Cement. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #8c6676 and #668c7b.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #66778c is made of 28% red, 33% green and 39% blue. In a HSL mode Always Indigo has a hue angle of 213.16°, a saturation of 15.7% and a lightness of 47.45%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #66778c is made of 14.9% cyan, 8.23% magenta, 0% yellow and 45.1% black ink.

HEX #66778c
RGB Decimal rgb(102,119,140)
RGB Percentage 28%, 33%, 39%
CMYK 14.9, 8.23, 0, 45.1
HSL hsl(213.16,15.7%,47.45%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(213.16,27.14%,54.9%)
CIE-LAB lab(49.3891,-1.1902,-13.5011)
XYZ xyz(16.8099,17.9119,27.3823)