Nature Retreat Color


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

Inverse Color #847878
Complementary Color #877a7a
Color Shade: warm cyan (180° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 50.59% (better contrasting with white)
Nature Retreat Color Sample
Nature Retreat Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7b8787

If you're looking for a similar warm cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Nature Retreat Color. The Castaway Lagoon color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a green cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Walrus (#999b9b) for more calm effect. Try October Sky as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#877a7a is the best complementary color to Nature Retreat. Mid red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #7b8787 complementary color is Hurricane, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of green cyan, warm cyan, and cool cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Sirocco are #7a8781 and #7a8187. Thus found on the left and right of #7b8787 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Blue Smoke and Rolling Stone colors as they work well with Nature Retreat.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Nature Retreat palette consists of #87817a and #877a81 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#877a7a). Try Schooner and Empress colors in combination with #7b8787, 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 #7b8787 offers a combination of warm yellow and cool magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Nature Retreat. Thus Bitter and Monsoon giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Nature Retreat contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Hurricane, Mobster, and Bitter split by 90° on the color wheel. #7b8787 square combo is a palette of warm cyan, violet, mid red and cool yellow 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. Nature Retreat tetradic combo consists of mid red complementary color (#877a7a) and two others. The Monsoon is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Xanadu – 120° from the complementary Hurricane. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #877a87 and #7a877a.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7b8787 is made of 31% red, 34% green and 34% blue. In a HSL mode Nature Retreat has a hue angle of 180°, a saturation of 4.76% and a lightness of 50.59%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7b8787 is made of 4.7% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 47.06% black ink.

HEX #7b8787
RGB Decimal rgb(123,135,135)
RGB Percentage 31%, 34%, 34%
CMYK 4.7, 0, 0, 47.06
HSL hsl(180,4.76%,50.59%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(180,8.89%,52.94%)
CIE-LAB lab(55.3679,-4.3662,-1.5056)
XYZ xyz(21.2055,23.2882,26.2991)