Faux-Viridian green (#009c9d) color information

#009c9d is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Viridian green" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark gray". When people spot this color, Viridian green (#009c9d), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "dark gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants. Siemens uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Viridian green (#009c9d)

#009c9d is made up of (0, 156, 157) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.64, 0.00, 38.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40093 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #009c9d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009c9d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009c9d luma #109.31
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 156, 157) Adobe RGB (88.00, 154.00, 156.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 61%, 62%) Closest named color Viridian green
rgba rgba(0.0, 156.0, 157.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, -23.87, -9.29)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.64, 0.00, 38.43) CIE-L*ab (58.04, -31.99, -10.65)
hsv hsv(180.97, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 33.72, 198.41)
hsb hsb(180.97, 100.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, -43.99, -11.20)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Viridian green (#009c9d)

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" #009c9d while the second is the "compliment" #9e0000.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Viridian green (#009c9d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009c9d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9e0000.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Viridian green (#009c9d)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Viridian green (#009c9d)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Viridian green (#009c9d)

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 #009c9d

When you combine pure white with this color, #009c9d, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #009c9d

Darker shades are produced by blending #009c9d with black

Faux-Viridian green (#009c9d)'s Tones

Tones of #009c9d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #009c9d

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 #009c9d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009c9d → #9e0000
#009c9d → #4cb9ba
#009c9d → #ffffff
#009c9d → #004f9e
#009c9d → #005d5e
#009c9d → #009e4f

Faux-Viridian green (#009c9d) in different environments

Seeing #009c9d 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 #009c9d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Viridian green (#009c9d)

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

#009c9dmight 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 #009c9d

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009c9d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


Programming Language Syntax for #009c9d

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 #009c9d
Java new Color(0, 156, 157);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 156, 157);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:156 blue:157 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 156f, 157f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:156, blue:157, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9d9c00
Python Color('#009c9d')

Base Conversions of hex color #009c9d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009c9d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40093 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 156, 157.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011100 10011101
Hex 00 9c 9d
Octal 0 234 235
Decimal 0 156 157

#009c9d Icons

If you're considering using #009c9d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Viridian green (#009c9d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009c9d 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 #009c9d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009c9d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009c9d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009c9d background.
This text is hex color #009c9d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009c9d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009c9d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009c9d and white (#ffffff) background.