Perano Color


Perano is pale, cool-toned shade of blue cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with orange, mid green or red magenta

Inverse Color #56410d
Complementary Color #f2dda9
Color Shade: blue cyan (222.74° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 80.59% (better contrasting with white)
Perano Color Sample
Perano Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #a9bef2

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Perano Color. The Jordy Blue color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Fly Away (#85b3f3) for more energetic effect. Try Portage as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#f2dda9 is the best complementary color to Perano. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #a9bef2 complementary color is Wheat, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid cyan, blue cyan, and mid blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Perano are #a9e2f2 and #b8a9f2. Thus found on the left and right of #a9bef2 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Blizzard Blue and Perano colors as they work well with Perano.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Perano palette consists of #e2f2a9 and #f2b8a9 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#f2dda9). Try Primrose and Mandys Pink colors in combination with #a9bef2, 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 #a9bef2 offers a combination of yellow green and red magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Perano. Thus Gossip and Wewak giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Perano contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Wheat, Chantilly, and Madang split by 90° on the color wheel. #a9bef2 square combo is a palette of blue cyan, mid magenta, orange and mid 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. Perano tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#f2dda9) and two others. The Wewak is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Ice Cold – 120° from the complementary Wheat. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #f2a9bd and #a9f2dd.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #a9bef2 is made of 28% red, 32% green and 40% blue. In a HSL mode Perano has a hue angle of 222.74°, a saturation of 73.74% and a lightness of 80.59%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #a9bef2 is made of 28.63% cyan, 20.39% magenta, 0% yellow and 5.1% black ink.

HEX #a9bef2
RGB Decimal rgb(169,190,242)
RGB Percentage 28%, 32%, 40%
CMYK 28.63, 20.39, 0, 5.1
HSL hsl(222.74,73.74%,80.59%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(222.74,30.17%,94.9%)
CIE-LAB lab(77.0847,4.5484,-28.106)
XYZ xyz(50.8027,51.6727,91.3006)