Faux-British racing green (#004e2d) color information

Hex color #004e2d may be mistaken for "British racing green" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "very dark green". When people spot this color, British racing green (#004e2d), in brand logos, they might associate it with positive health, the environment, fruitfulness, energy, and being passive and non-confrontational. Colors labeled as "very dark green" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of Faux-British racing green (#004e2d)

#004e2d is made up of (0, 78, 45) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 42.31, 69.41) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20013 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006633. White should be used ontop of #004e2d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #004e2d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #004e2d luma #50.87
Websafe hex #006633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 78, 45) Adobe RGB (36.00, 83.00, 55.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 18%) Closest named color British racing green
rgba rgba(0.0, 78.0, 45.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, -20.01, 6.37)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 42.31, 69.41) CIE-L*ab (29.41, -37.73, 11.81)
hsv hsv(154.86, 100.00, 15.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 39.54, 162.62)
hsb hsb(154.86, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, -31.95, 17.57)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-British racing green (#004e2d)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #004e2d while the second is the "compliment" #4f0022.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-British racing green (#004e2d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #004e2d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #4f0022.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-British racing green (#004e2d)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-British racing green (#004e2d)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-British racing green (#004e2d)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #004e2d

When you combine pure white with this color, #004e2d, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #004e2d

Darker shades of #004e2d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-British racing green (#004e2d)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #004e2d with gray

Faux-British racing green (#004e2d) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #004e2d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#004e2d → #4f0022
#004e2d → #4c836c
#004e2d → #ffffff
#004e2d → #00494f
#004e2d → #002e1b
#004e2d → #004f05

How #004e2d looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #004e2d on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #004e2d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-British racing green (#004e2d)

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#004e2dmight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#004e2d popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#004e2d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#004e2d in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #004e2d
Java new Color(0, 78, 45);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 78, 45);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:78 blue:45 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 78f, 45f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:78, blue:45, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2d4e00
Python Color('#004e2d')

Base Conversions of hex color #004e2d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004e2d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20013 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 78, 45.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001110 00101101
Hex 00 4e 2d
Octal 0 116 55
Decimal 0 78 45

#004e2d Icons

If you're considering using #004e2d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-British racing green (#004e2d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #004e2d colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #004e2d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #004e2d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #004e2d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #004e2d background.
This text is hex color #004e2d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #004e2d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #004e2d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #004e2d and white (#ffffff) background.