De York Color


De York is calm, warm-toned shade of mid green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid magenta, orange or mid blue

Inverse Color #853b77
Complementary Color #c479b5
Color Shade: mid green (131.35° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 62.35% (better contrasting with white)
De York Color Sample
De York Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7ac488

If you're looking for a similar mid green shade, there are some better alternatives to De York Color. The Chinook color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm green bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Peaceful Pastures (#94d8ac) for more energetic effect. Try Heath Green as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#c479b5 is the best complementary color to De York. Mid magenta shades generally complement the mid green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #7ac488 complementary color is Viola, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of yellow green, mid green, and green cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of De York are #90c479 and #79c4ad. Thus found on the left and right of #7ac488 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Olivine and Neptune colors as they work well with De York.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary De York palette consists of #c47990 and #ad79c4 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#c479b5). Try Puce and East Side colors in combination with #7ac488, 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 #7ac488 offers a combination of mid red and mid blue shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the De York. Thus Old Rose and Blue Marguerite giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of De York contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Viola, Ship Cove, and Gimblet split by 90° on the color wheel. #7ac488 square combo is a palette of mid green, blue cyan, mid magenta and orange 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. De York tetradic combo consists of mid magenta complementary color (#c479b5) and two others. The Blue Marguerite is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Wild Willow – 120° from the complementary Viola. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #8779c4 and #b5c479.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7ac488 is made of 27% red, 43% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode De York has a hue angle of 131.35°, a saturation of 38.54% and a lightness of 62.35%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7ac488 is made of 29.02% cyan, 0% magenta, 23.53% yellow and 23.14% black ink.

HEX #7ac488
RGB Decimal rgb(122,196,136)
RGB Percentage 27%, 43%, 30%
CMYK 29.02, 0, 23.53, 23.14
HSL hsl(131.35,38.54%,62.35%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(131.35,37.76%,76.86%)
CIE-LAB lab(73.1512,-35.6782,23.0529)
XYZ xyz(32.2099,45.395,30.357)