Faux-Persian green (#009c8e) color information

Hex color #009c8e is very close to "Persian green" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Persian green (#009c8e), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Persian green (#009c8e)

#009c8e is made up of (0, 156, 142) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 8.97, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40078 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #009c8e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009c8e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009c8e luma #107.62
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 156, 142) Adobe RGB (88.00, 155.00, 142.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 61%, 56%) Closest named color Persian green
rgba rgba(0.0, 156.0, 142.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, -27.43, -2.04)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 8.97, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (58.04, -37.41, -2.49)
hsv hsv(175.11, 100.00, 30.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 37.49, 183.81)
hsb hsb(175.11, 100.00, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, -46.04, 1.88)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Persian green (#009c8e)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #009c8e and the second color is called the "compliment" #9b000c.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Persian green (#009c8e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009c8e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9b000c.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Persian green (#009c8e)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Persian green (#009c8e)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Persian green (#009c8e)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #009c8e

When you combine pure white with this color, #009c8e, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #009c8e

Darker shades are produced by blending #009c8e with black

Tones of #009c8e

Tones of #009c8e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #009c8e

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 #009c8e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009c8e → #9b000c
#009c8e → #4cb9af
#009c8e → #ffffff
#009c8e → #005a9b
#009c8e → #005d55
#009c8e → #009b40

Faux-Persian green (#009c8e) in different environments

Seeing #009c8e 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 #009c8e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Persian green (#009c8e)

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

#009c8emight 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 #009c8e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009c8e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #009c8e

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 #009c8e
Java new Color(0, 156, 142);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 156, 142);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:156 blue:142 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 156f, 142f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:156, blue:142, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8e9c00
Python Color('#009c8e')

Base Conversions of hex color #009c8e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009c8e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40078 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 156, 142.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011100 10001110
Hex 00 9c 8e
Octal 0 234 216
Decimal 0 156 142

Icons incorporating the color #009c8e

If you're considering using #009c8e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009c8e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009c8e 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 #009c8e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009c8e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009c8e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009c8e background.
This text is hex color #009c8e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009c8e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009c8e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009c8e and white (#ffffff) background.