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Retro Turquoise Color

HEX #77BBAA / RGB (119, 187, 170)

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What is Retro Turquoise Color?

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Retro Turquoise has the hex code #77BBAA. The equivalent RGB values are (119, 187, 170), which means it is composed of 25% red, 39% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:36 M:0 Y:9 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, Retro Turquoise has a hue of 165°, 36% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Retro turquoise is a beautiful dullish aqua color. It is representative of the color on retro signboards, appliances, automobiles etc. The color can be applied on a web page with HTML and/or CSS by its hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB color value.

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Retro Turquoise Color Codes

Hex Code#77BBAA
RGB Values(119, 187, 170)
CMYK Values(36%, 0%, 9%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(165°, 36%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#66CC99
Inverse Color#884455 [Deep Ruby]
Closest Pantone®563 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#BB7788 [Turkish Rose]
Retro Turquoise Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A5A5A5
Weighted Average (Luma)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CFCFCF

Retro Turquoise Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 77BBAA. Complementary color is BB7788

Complementary Palette

The complement of Retro Turquoise is Turkish Rose with the hex code #BB7788. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #77BBAA color is offered by #BB7788. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (77BBAA, 77AABB and 77BB88)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Retro Turquoise (#77BBAA) are Moonstone Blue (#77AABB) and Iguana Green (#77BB88). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Retro Turquoise with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (77BBAA, BB77AA and BB8877)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Retro Turquoise (#77BBAA) are #BB77AA (Opera Mauve) and #BB8877 (Light Taupe). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (77BBAA, AA77BB and BBAA77)

Triadic Palette

Retro Turquoise triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AA77BB (African Violet) and #BBAA77 (Misty Moss) along with #77BBAA create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (77BBAA, AA77BB, BB7788 and 88BB77)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Retro Turquoise has four colors - #AA77BB (African Violet), #BB7788 (Turkish Rose) and #88BB77 (Pistachio) in addition to the base color (#77BBAA). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (77BBAA, 8877BB, BB7788 and AABB77)

Square Palette

Retro Turquoise square color palette has #8877BB (Middle Blue Purple), #BB7788 (Turkish Rose) and #AABB77 (Olivine). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Retro Turquoise Color Rainbow Palette

Our Retro Turquoise rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Retro Turquoise Color


  • Transparent 92C9BB92C9BB
  • Transparent A0CFC4A0CFC4
  • Transparent ADD6CCADD6CC
  • Transparent BBDDD5BBDDD5
  • Transparent C9E4DDC9E4DD
  • Transparent D6EBE6D6EBE6
  • Transparent E4F1EEE4F1EE
  • Transparent F1F8F7F1F8F7


  • Transparent 79AFA279AFA2
  • Transparent 7AA99D7AA99D
  • Transparent 7BA3997BA399
  • Transparent 7C9E957C9E95
  • Transparent 7C98917C9891
  • Transparent 7D928D7D928D
  • Transparent 7E8C887E8C88
  • Transparent 7F86847F8684


  • Transparent 5F96885F9688
  • Transparent 538377538377
  • Transparent 477066477066
  • Transparent 3C5E553C5E55
  • Transparent 304B44304B44
  • Transparent 243833243833
  • Transparent 182522182522
  • Transparent 0C13110C1311

Retro Turquoise Color Patterns

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    Retro Turquoise Honeycomb Pattern

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    Retro Turquoise Leaves Pattern

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    Retro Turquoise Houndstooth Pattern

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    Retro Turquoise Trellis Pattern

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    Retro Turquoise Plaid Pattern

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