Faux-Viridian green (#009c9b) color information

Hex color #009c9b is very close to "Viridian green" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Viridian green (#009c9b), in brand logos, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "dark gray" are rarely tied to health care. Siemens is a company using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #009c9b

#009c9b is made up of (0, 156, 155) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 0.64, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40091 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #009c9b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009c9b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009c9b luma #109.09
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 156, 155) Adobe RGB (89.00, 154.00, 153.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 61%, 61%) Closest named color Viridian green
rgba rgba(0.0, 156.0, 155.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, -23.87, -8.08)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 0.64, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (58.04, -31.99, -9.35)
hsv hsv(180.02, 100.00, 30.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 33.33, 196.29)
hsb hsb(180.02, 100.00, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, -43.37, -9.20)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Viridian green (#009c9b)

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" #009c9b while the second is the "compliment" #9b0000.

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-Viridian green (#009c9b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009c9b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9b0000.

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-Viridian green (#009c9b)

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-Viridian green (#009c9b)

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-Viridian green (#009c9b)

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 variations of #009c9b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #009c9b with white

Faux-Viridian green (#009c9b)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #009c9b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Viridian green (#009c9b)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #009c9b, tones are produced.

Faux-Viridian green (#009c9b) 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 #009c9b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009c9b → #9b0000
#009c9b → #4cb9b9
#009c9b → #ffffff
#009c9b → #004d9b
#009c9b → #005d5d
#009c9b → #009b4d

#009c9b in different lighting conditions

Seeing #009c9b 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 #009c9b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #009c9b

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

#009c9bmight 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.

#009c9b 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#009c9b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Siemens

#009c9b 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 #009c9b
Java new Color(0, 156, 155);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 156, 155);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:156 blue:155 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 156f, 155f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:156, blue:155, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9b9c00
Python Color('#009c9b')

Base Conversions of hex color #009c9b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009c9b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40091 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 156, 155.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011100 10011011
Hex 00 9c 9b
Octal 0 234 233
Decimal 0 156 155

#009c9b Icons

If you're considering using #009c9b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Viridian green (#009c9b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009c9b 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 #009c9b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009c9b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009c9b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009c9b background.
This text is hex color #009c9b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009c9b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009c9b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009c9b and white (#ffffff) background.