Charlotte Color


Charlotte is pale, cool-toned shade of mid cyan. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with mid red, yellow green or mid magenta

Inverse Color #451106
Complementary Color #f9c5ba
Color Shade: mid cyan (190.48° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 85.29% (better contrasting with black)
Charlotte Color Sample
Charlotte Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #baeef9

If you're looking for a similar mid cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Charlotte Color. The Fairy Sparkles color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm cyan bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Permafrost (#98eff9) for more energetic effect. Try Waterspout as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#f9c5ba is the best complementary color to Charlotte. Mid red shades generally complement the mid cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #baeef9 complementary color is Apricot Peach, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of green cyan, mid cyan, and blue cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Charlotte are #baf9e4 and #bacef9. Thus found on the left and right of #baeef9 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Scandal and Tropical Blue colors as they work well with Charlotte.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Charlotte palette consists of #f9e4ba and #f9bace colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#f9c5ba). Try Dairy Cream and Cupid colors in combination with #baeef9, 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 #baeef9 offers a combination of mid yellow and mid magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Charlotte. Thus Corn Field and Classic Rose giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Charlotte contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Apricot Peach, Perfume, and Gossip split by 90° on the color wheel. #baeef9 square combo is a palette of mid cyan, violet, mid red and yellow 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. Charlotte tetradic combo consists of mid red complementary color (#f9c5ba) and two others. The Classic Rose is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Gossip – 120° from the complementary Apricot Peach. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #f9baee and #baf9c4.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #baeef9 is made of 28% red, 35% green and 37% blue. In a HSL mode Charlotte has a hue angle of 190.48°, a saturation of 84% and a lightness of 85.29%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #baeef9 is made of 24.71% cyan, 4.32% magenta, 0% yellow and 2.35% black ink.

HEX #baeef9
RGB Decimal rgb(186,238,249)
RGB Percentage 28%, 35%, 37%
CMYK 24.71, 4.32, 0, 2.35
HSL hsl(190.48,84%,85.29%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(190.48,25.3%,97.65%)
CIE-LAB lab(90.9747,-14.0751,-10.7291)
XYZ xyz(67.9231,78.4277,101.1807)