Dolphin Color


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

Inverse Color #9b9f88
Complementary Color #737760
Color Shade: mid blue (250.43° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 42.16% (better contrasting with white)
Dolphin Color Sample
Dolphin Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #646077

If you're looking for a similar mid blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Dolphin Color. The Thirsty Thursday color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool blue bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Mythical (#7e778e) for more calm effect. Try Castlerock as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#737760 is the best complementary color to Dolphin. Mid yellow shades generally complement the mid blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #646077 complementary color is Limed Ash, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of blue cyan, mid blue, and violet colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Dolphin are #606777 and #6f6077. Thus found on the left and right of #646077 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Shuttle Gray and Salt Box colors as they work well with Dolphin.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Dolphin palette consists of #677760 and #776f60 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#737760). Try Willow Grove and Pablo colors in combination with #646077, 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 #646077 offers a combination of mid green and mid red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Dolphin. Thus Finlandia and Russett giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Dolphin contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Limed Ash, Falcon, and Corduroy split by 90° on the color wheel. #646077 square combo is a palette of mid blue, red magenta, mid yellow and green cyan 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. Dolphin tetradic combo consists of mid yellow complementary color (#737760) and two others. The Russett is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Nevada – 120° from the complementary Limed Ash. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #776360 and #607277.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #646077 is made of 32% red, 30% green and 38% blue. In a HSL mode Dolphin has a hue angle of 250.43°, a saturation of 10.7% and a lightness of 42.16%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #646077 is made of 7.45% cyan, 9.02% magenta, 0% yellow and 53.33% black ink.

HEX #646077
RGB Decimal rgb(100,96,119)
RGB Percentage 32%, 30%, 38%
CMYK 7.45, 9.02, 0, 53.33
HSL hsl(250.43,10.7%,42.16%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(250.43,19.33%,46.67%)
CIE-LAB lab(41.8558,6.6965,-12.3521)
XYZ xyz(12.7682,12.407,19.1746)