Ship Cove Color


Ship Cove 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 #877445
Complementary Color #baa778
Color Shade: blue cyan (222.73° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 60% (better contrasting with white)
Ship Cove Color Sample
Ship Cove Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #788bba

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Ship Cove Color. The Hopeful Dream color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Gladiola Blue (#6370b6) for more energetic effect. Try Finesse as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#baa778 is the best complementary color to Ship Cove. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #788bba complementary color is Mongoose, 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 Ship Cove are #78abba and #8678ba. Thus found on the left and right of #788bba on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Neptune and Purple Mountain's Majesty colors as they work well with Ship Cove.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Ship Cove palette consists of #abba78 and #ba8678 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#baa778). Try Olivine and Brandy Rose colors in combination with #788bba, 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 #788bba 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 Ship Cove. Thus Olivine and Turkish Rose giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Ship Cove contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mongoose, Bouquet, and De York split by 90° on the color wheel. #788bba 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. Ship Cove tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#baa778) and two others. The Turkish Rose is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Neptune – 120° from the complementary Mongoose. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #ba788a and #78baa7.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #788bba is made of 27% red, 31% green and 42% blue. In a HSL mode Ship Cove has a hue angle of 222.73°, a saturation of 32.35% and a lightness of 60%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #788bba is made of 25.88% cyan, 18.43% magenta, 0% yellow and 27.06% black ink.

HEX #788bba
RGB Decimal rgb(120,139,186)
RGB Percentage 27%, 31%, 42%
CMYK 25.88, 18.43, 0, 27.06
HSL hsl(222.73,32.35%,60%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(222.73,35.48%,72.94%)
CIE-LAB lab(58.0404,4.7737,-26.7592)
XYZ xyz(25.8413,26.0035,50.1116)