Faux-Green (pigment) (#009c55) color information

#009c55 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Green (pigment)" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark green". When people spot this color, Green (pigment) (#009c55), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: positive health, money and wealth, healing, energy, and gardening and outdoors. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for transportation and cars.

#009c55 Breakdown

#009c55 is made up of (0, 156, 85) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 45.51, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40021 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009966. White should be used ontop of #009c55 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009c55. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009c55 luma #101.18
Websafe hex #009966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 156, 85) Adobe RGB (85.00, 154.00, 88.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 61%, 33%) Closest named color Green (pigment)
rgba rgba(0.0, 156.0, 85.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, -36.32, 17.76)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 45.51, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (56.09, -53.11, 28.40)
hsv hsv(152.48, 100.00, 30.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 60.23, 151.86)
hsb hsb(152.48, 100.00, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, -51.55, 43.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Green (pigment) (#009c55)

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" #009c55 while the second is the "compliment" #9b0048.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Green (pigment) (#009c55)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009c55 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9b0048.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Green (pigment) (#009c55)

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-Green (pigment) (#009c55)

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-Green (pigment) (#009c55)

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.

Faux-Green (pigment) (#009c55)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #009c55 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #009c55

When you combine pure black with this color, #009c55, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Green (pigment) (#009c55)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #009c55 with gray

#009c55 in 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 #009c55 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009c55 → #9b0048
#009c55 → #4cb988
#009c55 → #ffffff
#009c55 → #00969b
#009c55 → #005d33
#009c55 → #009b05

How #009c55 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009c55 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 #009c55 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#009c55 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.

#009c55might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Green (pigment) (#009c55)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009c55. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#009c55 in programming

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 #009c55
Java new Color(0, 156, 85);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 156, 85);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:156 blue:85 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 156f, 85f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:156, blue:85, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $559c00
Python Color('#009c55')

Base Conversions of hex color #009c55

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009c55. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40021 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 156, 85.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011100 01010101
Hex 00 9c 55
Octal 0 234 125
Decimal 0 156 85

#009c55 Icons

If you're considering using #009c55 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Green (pigment) (#009c55) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009c55 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 #009c55 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009c55 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009c55 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009c55 background.
This text is hex color #009c55 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009c55 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009c55 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009c55 and white (#ffffff) background.