Thredbo Color


Thredbo is pale, cool-toned shade of mid cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid red, yellow green or mid magenta

Inverse Color #8c3b28
Complementary Color #d78572
Color Shade: mid cyan (191.4° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 64.71% (better contrasting with white)
Thredbo Color Sample
Thredbo Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #73c4d7

If you're looking for a similar mid cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Thredbo Color. The Imrik Blue color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm cyan bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Blue Grotto (#5cacce) for more calm effect. Try Broom Butterfly Blue as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#d78572 is the best complementary color to Thredbo. Mid red shades generally complement the mid cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #73c4d7 complementary color is Burning Sand, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of green cyan, mid cyan, and blue cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Viking are #72d7b7 and #7292d7. Thus found on the left and right of #73c4d7 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Bermuda and Danube colors as they work well with Thredbo.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Thredbo palette consists of #d7b772 and #d77292 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#d78572). Try Tacha and Charm colors in combination with #73c4d7, 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 #73c4d7 offers a combination of mid yellow and mid magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Thredbo. Thus Yellow Green and Orchid giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Thredbo contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Burning Sand, Lavender, and Feijoa split by 90° on the color wheel. #73c4d7 square combo is a palette of mid cyan, violet, mid red and yellow 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. Thredbo tetradic combo consists of mid red complementary color (#d78572) and two others. The Orchid is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Pastel Green – 120° from the complementary Burning Sand. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #d772c3 and #72d785.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #73c4d7 is made of 22% red, 37% green and 41% blue. In a HSL mode Thredbo has a hue angle of 191.4°, a saturation of 55.56% and a lightness of 64.71%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #73c4d7 is made of 39.21% cyan, 7.45% magenta, 0% yellow and 15.69% black ink.

HEX #73c4d7
RGB Decimal rgb(115,196,215)
RGB Percentage 22%, 37%, 41%
CMYK 39.21, 7.45, 0, 15.69
HSL hsl(191.4,55.56%,64.71%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(191.4,46.51%,84.31%)
CIE-LAB lab(74.8445,-19.7846,-17.211)
XYZ xyz(39.0759,48.031,71.5014)