Faux-British racing green (#004f2e) color information

#004f2e is the hex color code that looks similar to "British racing green" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very dark green". When people from western culture see this color, British racing green (#004f2e), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: feelings of tranquility, personal growth, healing, the home, and various cultures. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for transportation and cars.

#004f2e Breakdown

#004f2e is made up of (0, 79, 46) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 41.77, 69.02) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20270 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006633. White should be used ontop of #004f2e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #004f2e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #004f2e luma #51.57
Websafe hex #006633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 79, 46) Adobe RGB (36.00, 83.00, 55.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 18%) Closest named color British racing green
rgba rgba(0.0, 79.0, 46.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, -20.01, 6.37)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 41.77, 69.02) 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 (#004f2e)

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" #004f2e while the second is the "compliment" #4f0022.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-British racing green (#004f2e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #004f2e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #4f0022.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-British racing green (#004f2e)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-British racing green (#004f2e)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-British racing green (#004f2e)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #004f2e

Lighter shades of #004f2e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-British racing green (#004f2e)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #004f2e with black

Faux-British racing green (#004f2e)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #004f2e, tones are produced.

Gradients including #004f2e

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 #004f2e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#004f2e → #4f0022
#004f2e → #4c836c
#004f2e → #ffffff
#004f2e → #00494f
#004f2e → #002f1b
#004f2e → #004f05

#004f2e in different lighting conditions

Seeing #004f2e 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 #004f2e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#004f2e popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#004f2emight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #004f2e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#004f2e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #004f2e

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 #004f2e
Java new Color(0, 79, 46);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 79, 46);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:79 blue:46 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 79f, 46f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:79, blue:46, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2e4f00
Python Color('#004f2e')

Base Conversions of hex color #004f2e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004f2e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20270 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 79, 46.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001111 00101110
Hex 00 4f 2e
Octal 0 117 56
Decimal 0 79 46

#004f2e Icons

If you're considering using #004f2e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-British racing green (#004f2e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #004f2e 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 #004f2e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #004f2e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #004f2e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #004f2e background.
This text is hex color #004f2e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #004f2e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #004f2e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #004f2e and white (#ffffff) background.