Urban Pigeon Color


Urban Pigeon is pale, cool-toned shade of cool cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm red, warm green or warm magenta

Inverse Color #625348
Complementary Color #b7a89d
Color Shade: cool cyan (205.38° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 66.67% (better contrasting with white)
Urban Pigeon Color Sample
Urban Pigeon Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #9dacb7

If you're looking for a similar cool cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Urban Pigeon Color. The Diopside Blue color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid cyan bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Nordland Blue (#7e95ab) for more energetic effect. Try Fantasy Grey as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#b7a89d is the best complementary color to Urban Pigeon. Warm red shades generally complement the cool cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #9dacb7 complementary color is Nomad, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm cyan, cool cyan, and cool blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Gull Gray are #9db7b5 and #9d9fb7. Thus found on the left and right of #9dacb7 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Tower Gray and Santas Gray colors as they work well with Urban Pigeon.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Urban Pigeon palette consists of #b7b59d and #b79d9f colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#b7a89d). Try Taupe Gray and Thatch colors in combination with #9dacb7, 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 #9dacb7 offers a combination of cool yellow and warm magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Urban Pigeon. Thus Schist and Lily giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Urban Pigeon contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Nomad, London Hue, and Norway split by 90° on the color wheel. #9dacb7 square combo is a palette of cool cyan, cool magenta, warm red and warm 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. Urban Pigeon tetradic combo consists of warm red complementary color (#b7a89d) and two others. The Lily is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Summer Green – 120° from the complementary Nomad. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #b79dac and #9db7a8.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #9dacb7 is made of 31% red, 34% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Urban Pigeon has a hue angle of 205.38°, a saturation of 15.29% and a lightness of 66.67%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #9dacb7 is made of 10.19% cyan, 4.31% magenta, 0% yellow and 28.24% black ink.

HEX #9dacb7
RGB Decimal rgb(157,172,183)
RGB Percentage 31%, 34%, 36%
CMYK 10.19, 4.31, 0, 28.24
HSL hsl(205.38,15.29%,66.67%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(205.38,14.21%,71.76%)
CIE-LAB lab(69.535,-2.9319,-7.4177)
XYZ xyz(37.2044,40.092,50.5774)