Elf Green Color


Elf Green is calm, cool-toned shade of warm cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool red, cool yellow or cool magenta

Inverse Color #f77c8f
Complementary Color #83081a
Color Shade: warm cyan (170.73° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 27.25% (better contrasting with white)
Elf Green Color Sample
Elf Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #088370

If you're looking for a similar warm cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Elf Green Color. The Flamboyant Teal color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a green cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Stormy Strait Green (#0f9b8e) for more calm effect. Try Bella Vista as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#83081a is the best complementary color to Elf Green. Cool red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #088370 complementary color is Monarch, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool green, warm cyan, and cool cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Elf Green are #088332 and #085883. Thus found on the left and right of #088370 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Salem and Venice Blue colors as they work well with Elf Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Elf Green palette consists of #833208 and #830858 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#83081a). Try Kenyan Copper and Cardinal Pink colors in combination with #088370, 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 #088370 offers a combination of warm yellow and cool magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Elf Green. Thus Yukon Gold and Purple giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Elf Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Monarch, Windsor, and Limeade split by 90° on the color wheel. #088370 square combo is a palette of warm cyan, warm blue, cool red and cool yellow 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. Elf Green tetradic combo consists of cool red complementary color (#83081a) and two others. The Purple is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Japanese Laurel – 120° from the complementary Monarch. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #700883 and #1a8308.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #088370 is made of 3% red, 52% green and 45% blue. In a HSL mode Elf Green has a hue angle of 170.73°, a saturation of 88.49% and a lightness of 27.25%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #088370 is made of 48.23% cyan, 0% magenta, 7.45% yellow and 48.63% black ink.

HEX #088370
RGB Decimal rgb(8,131,112)
RGB Percentage 3%, 52%, 45%
CMYK 48.23, 0, 7.45, 48.63
HSL hsl(170.73,88.49%,27.25%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(170.73,93.89%,51.37%)
CIE-LAB lab(48.8272,-34.728,1.7799)
XYZ xyz(11.1411,17.4541,18.111)