Distant Searchlight Color


Distant Searchlight is pale, warm-toned shade of mid yellow. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with mid blue, red magenta or mid cyan

Inverse Color #0d0c31
Complementary Color #cfcef3
Color Shade: mid yellow (61.62° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 88.04% (better contrasting with black)
Distant Searchlight Color Sample
Distant Searchlight Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #f2f3ce

If you're looking for a similar mid yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Distant Searchlight Color. The Pollen color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm yellow bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called High Hopes (#deeaaa) for more calm effect. Try Stately White as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#cfcef3 is the best complementary color to Distant Searchlight. Mid blue shades generally complement the mid yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #f2f3ce complementary color is Moon Raker, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of orange, mid yellow, and yellow green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Wheatfield are #f3e1ce and #dff3ce. Thus found on the left and right of #f2f3ce on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Albescent White and Tea Green colors as they work well with Distant Searchlight.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Distant Searchlight palette consists of #e1cef3 and #cedff3 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#cfcef3). Try Moon Raker and Link Water colors in combination with #f2f3ce, 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 #f2f3ce offers a combination of mid magenta and mid cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Distant Searchlight. Thus We Peep and Iceberg giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Distant Searchlight contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Moon Raker, Granny Apple, and We Peep split by 90° on the color wheel. #f2f3ce square combo is a palette of mid yellow, green cyan, mid blue and red magenta 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. Distant Searchlight tetradic combo consists of mid blue complementary color (#cfcef3) and two others. The Iceberg is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Beauty Bush – 120° from the complementary Moon Raker. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #cef2f3 and #f3cfce.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #f2f3ce is made of 35% red, 35% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode Distant Searchlight has a hue angle of 61.62°, a saturation of 60.66% and a lightness of 88.04%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #f2f3ce is made of 0.39% cyan, 0% magenta, 14.51% yellow and 4.71% black ink.

HEX #f2f3ce
RGB Decimal rgb(242,243,206)
RGB Percentage 35%, 35%, 30%
CMYK 0.39, 0, 14.51, 4.71
HSL hsl(61.62,60.66%,88.04%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(61.62,15.23%,95.29%)
CIE-LAB lab(94.9224,-6.4041,17.7624)
XYZ xyz(79.8091,87.4347,71.0627)