Faux-Viridian green (#009ca1) color information

The hexidecimal color, #009ca1, may be mistaken for "Viridian green" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark gray". When people spot this color, Viridian green (#009ca1), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Shades of "dark gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture. Samsung is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #009ca1

#009ca1 is made up of (0, 156, 161) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 3.11, 0.00, 36.86) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40097 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #009ca1 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009ca1. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009ca1 luma #109.77
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 156, 161) Adobe RGB (85.00, 154.00, 160.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 61%, 63%) Closest named color Viridian green
rgba rgba(0.0, 156.0, 161.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, -23.87, -11.70)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 3.11, 0.00, 36.86) CIE-L*ab (58.04, -31.99, -13.16)
hsv hsv(181.90, 100.00, 31.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 34.59, 202.36)
hsb hsb(181.90, 100.00, 63.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, -45.20, -15.14)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Viridian green (#009ca1)

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" #009ca1 while the second is the "compliment" #a00200.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Viridian green (#009ca1)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009ca1 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #a00200.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Viridian green (#009ca1)

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-Viridian green (#009ca1)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Viridian green (#009ca1)

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.

Lighter shades of #009ca1

Lighter shades are produced by blending #009ca1 with white

Darker shades of #009ca1

Darker shades are produced by blending #009ca1 with black

Faux-Viridian green (#009ca1)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #009ca1 with gray

Gradients including #009ca1

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 #009ca1 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009ca1 → #a00200
#009ca1 → #4cb9bd
#009ca1 → #ffffff
#009ca1 → #004da0
#009ca1 → #005d60
#009ca1 → #00a053

How #009ca1 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009ca1 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 #009ca1 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #009ca1

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

#009ca1might 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 #009ca1

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009ca1. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #009ca1

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 #009ca1
Java new Color(0, 156, 161);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 156, 161);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:156 blue:161 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 156f, 161f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:156, blue:161, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a19c00
Python Color('#009ca1')

Base Conversions of hex color #009ca1

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009ca1. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40097 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 156, 161.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011100 10100001
Hex 00 9c a1
Octal 0 234 241
Decimal 0 156 161

Icons incorporating the color #009ca1

If you're considering using #009ca1 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009ca1 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009ca1 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 #009ca1 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009ca1 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009ca1 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009ca1 background.
This text is hex color #009ca1 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009ca1 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009ca1 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009ca1 and white (#ffffff) background.