As per the official brand guide, Cal Poly Green color Pantone is 3435 C. To print the color on standard printers, use CMYK values (93, 24, 85, 68), which have also been specified in the guide. For digital artwork, Cal Poly Green hex color code is #154734 with equivalent RGB (21, 71, 52). These can be used along with HSL values to display the color on web pages via HTML and CSS code. The athletics team of the California Polytechnic State University are the Mustangs and the mascot of the school is Musty.
The complement of Cal Poly Green is Chocolate Kisses with the hex code #471528. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #154734 color is offered by #471528. 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.
The analogous colors of Cal Poly Green (#154734) are MSU Green (#154147) and Cal Poly Pomona Green (#15471B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cal Poly Green 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cal Poly Green (#154734) are #471541 (American Purple) and #471B15 (Dark Sienna). 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.
Cal Poly Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #341547 (Russian Violet) and #473415 (Café Noir) along with #154734 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Cal Poly Green has four colors - #341547 (Russian Violet), #471528 (Chocolate Kisses) and #284715 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) in addition to the base color (#154734). 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.
Cal Poly Green square color palette has #1B1547 (Yankees Blue), #471528 (Chocolate Kisses) and #414715 (Army Green). 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.
Cal Poly Green Color Rainbow Palette
Our Cal Poly Green 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.