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Dusty Olive Color

HEX #959778 / RGB (149, 151, 120)

Dusty Olive Leaves and Olives

What is Dusty Olive Color?

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Dusty Olive has the hex code #959778. The equivalent RGB values are (149, 151, 120), which means it is composed of 35% red, 36% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:0 Y:21 K:41. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dusty Olive has a hue of 64°, 21% saturation and a brightness value of 59%.
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.

Dusty Olive is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Dusty Olive Color Codes

Hex Code#959778
RGB Values(149, 151, 120)
CMYK Values(1%, 0%, 21%, 41%)
HSV/HSB Values(64°, 21%, 59%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#6A6887 [Dark Blue-Gray]
Closest Pantone®Warm Gray 7 C
Closest RAL6021 [Pale green]
Complementary Color#7A7897 [Rhythm]
Dusty Olive Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#939393
Weighted Average (Luma)#949494
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C2C2C2

Dusty Olive Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 959778. Complementary color is 7A7897

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dusty Olive is Rhythm with the hex code #7A7897. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #959778 color is offered by #7A7897. 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 (959778, 869778 and 978A78)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dusty Olive (#959778) are Artichoke (#869778) and Cinereous (#978A78). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dusty Olive 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 (959778, 788697 and 8A7897)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dusty Olive (#959778) are #788697 (Light Slate Gray) and #8A7897 (Mountbatten Pink). 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 (959778, 789597 and 977895)

Triadic Palette

Dusty Olive triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #789597 (Light Slate Gray) and #977895 (Mountbatten Pink) along with #959778 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (959778, 789597, 7A7897 and 977A78)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dusty Olive has four colors - #789597 (Light Slate Gray), #7A7897 (Rhythm) and #977A78 (Bazaar) in addition to the base color (#959778). 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 (959778, 78978A, 7A7897 and 977886)

Square Palette

Dusty Olive square color palette has #78978A (Dolphin Gray), #7A7897 (Rhythm) and #977886 (Mountbatten Pink). 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

Dusty Olive Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dusty Olive 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 Dusty Olive Color


  • Transparent AAAC93AAAC93
  • Transparent B5B6A1B5B6A1
  • Transparent BFC1AEBFC1AE
  • Transparent CACBBCCACBBC
  • Transparent D5D5C9D5D5C9
  • Transparent DFE0D7DFE0D7
  • Transparent EAEAE4EAEAE4
  • Transparent F4F5F2F4F5F2


  • Transparent 91927A91927A
  • Transparent 8F907A8F907A
  • Transparent 8D8E7B8D8E7B
  • Transparent 8B8C7C8B8C7C
  • Transparent 88897D88897D
  • Transparent 86877E86877E
  • Transparent 84857E84857E
  • Transparent 82827F82827F


  • Transparent 777960777960
  • Transparent 686A54686A54
  • Transparent 595B48595B48
  • Transparent 4B4C3C4B4C3C
  • Transparent 3C3C303C3C30
  • Transparent 2D2D242D2D24
  • Transparent 1E1E181E1E18
  • Transparent 0F0F0C0F0F0C

Dusty Olive Color Patterns

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    Dusty Olive Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dusty Olive Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Olive Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Olive Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Olive Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Olive Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Olive Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Olive Plaid Pattern

Dusty Olive Color Interior Ideas

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