Wild Blue Yonder Color


Wild Blue Yonder is pale, 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 #857647
Complementary Color #b8a979
Color Shade: cool blue (225.48° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 60% (better contrasting with white)
Wild Blue Yonder Color Sample
Wild Blue Yonder Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7a89b8

If you're looking for a similar cool blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Wild Blue Yonder Color. The Faded Lilac color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a blue cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Serenity (#91a8d0) for more energetic effect. Try Anita as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#b8a979 is the best complementary color to Wild Blue Yonder. 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 #7a89b8 complementary color is Mongoose, 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 Wild Blue Yonder are #79a8b8 and #8a79b8. Thus found on the left and right of #7a89b8 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Neptune and Purple Mountain's Majesty colors as they work well with Wild Blue Yonder.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Wild Blue Yonder palette consists of #a8b879 and #b88a79 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#b8a979). Try Olivine and Brandy Rose colors in combination with #7a89b8, 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 #7a89b8 offers a combination of yellow green and cool red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Wild Blue Yonder. Thus Olivine and Turkish Rose giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Wild Blue Yonder contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mongoose, Bouquet, and De York split by 90° on the color wheel. #7a89b8 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. Wild Blue Yonder tetradic combo consists of warm yellow complementary color (#b8a979) and two others. The Turkish Rose is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Gulf Stream – 120° from the complementary Mongoose. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #b87988 and #79b8a9.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7a89b8 is made of 28% red, 31% green and 42% blue. In a HSL mode Wild Blue Yonder has a hue angle of 225.48°, a saturation of 30.39% and a lightness of 60%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7a89b8 is made of 24.32% cyan, 18.43% magenta, 0% yellow and 27.84% black ink.

HEX #7a89b8
RGB Decimal rgb(122,137,184)
RGB Percentage 28%, 31%, 42%
CMYK 24.32, 18.43, 0, 27.84
HSL hsl(225.48,30.39%,60%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(225.48,33.7%,72.16%)
CIE-LAB lab(57.5494,5.9772,-26.3687)
XYZ xyz(25.6234,25.4896,48.9169)