Sushi Color


Sushi is soft, warm-toned shade of cool yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm blue, cool red or cool cyan

Inverse Color #7854c6
Complementary Color #5c38ab
Color Shade: cool yellow (78.95° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 44.71% (better contrasting with white)
Sushi Color Sample
Sushi Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #87ab39

If you're looking for a similar cool yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Sushi Color. The Acid Candy color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid yellow bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Wicked Green (#9bca47) for more energetic effect. Try Fresh Herb as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#5c38ab is the best complementary color to Sushi. Warm blue shades generally complement the cool yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #87ab39 complementary color is Royal Purple, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm yellow, cool yellow, and warm green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Sushi are #ab9538 and #4dab38. Thus found on the left and right of #87ab39 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Luxor Gold and Apple colors as they work well with Sushi.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Sushi palette consists of #9538ab and #384dab colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5c38ab). Try Vivid Violet and Azure colors in combination with #87ab39, 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 #87ab39 offers a combination of warm magenta and cool cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Sushi. Thus Royal Heath and Boston Blue giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Sushi contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Royal Purple, Keppel, and Night Shadz split by 90° on the color wheel. #87ab39 square combo is a palette of cool yellow, warm cyan, warm blue and cool red 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. Sushi tetradic combo consists of warm blue complementary color (#5c38ab) and two others. The Boston Blue is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Brown Rust – 120° from the complementary Royal Purple. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #3887ab and #ab5c38.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #87ab39 is made of 37% red, 47% green and 16% blue. In a HSL mode Sushi has a hue angle of 78.95°, a saturation of 50% and a lightness of 44.71%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #87ab39 is made of 14.12% cyan, 0% magenta, 44.71% yellow and 32.94% black ink.

HEX #87ab39
RGB Decimal rgb(135,171,57)
RGB Percentage 37%, 47%, 16%
CMYK 14.12, 0, 44.71, 32.94
HSL hsl(78.95,50%,44.71%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(78.95,66.67%,67.06%)
CIE-LAB lab(65.4142,-29.3168,52.5728)
XYZ xyz(25.2931,34.5721,9.2109)