Faux-Green (NCS) (#009d6b) color information

Hex color #009d6b may be mistaken for "Green (NCS)" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark green". When people spot this color, Green (NCS) (#009d6b), in media, they might associate it with positive health, the environment, fruitfulness, energy, and being passive and non-confrontational. Shades of "dark green". typically aren't associated with clothing.

Breakdown of Faux-Green (NCS) (#009d6b)

#009d6b is made up of (0, 157, 107) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 31.85, 38.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40299 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009966. White should be used ontop of #009d6b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009d6b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009d6b luma #104.25
Websafe hex #009966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 157, 107) Adobe RGB (88.00, 158.00, 109.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 42%) Closest named color Green (NCS)
rgba rgba(0.0, 157.0, 107.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, -34.54, 12.45)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 31.85, 38.43) CIE-L*ab (58.04, -48.92, 17.88)
hsv hsv(160.67, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 52.09, 159.92)
hsb hsb(160.67, 100.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, -50.64, 31.29)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

Stock Photos

Seeing a variation of this color used in photos may be of value. Please note that 2020 Colors is an affiliate of Shutterstock and will receive a percentage of any sales made through this website.

Powered by Shutterstock

Join the Shutterstock Affiliate program using our invite

Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Green (NCS) (#009d6b)

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" #009d6b and the second color is called the "compliment" #9e0034.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Green (NCS) (#009d6b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009d6b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e0034.

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 (NCS) (#009d6b)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Green (NCS) (#009d6b)

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-Green (NCS) (#009d6b)

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 variations of #009d6b

When you combine pure white with this color, #009d6b, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #009d6b

Darker shades of #009d6b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #009d6b

Tones are produced by blending #009d6b with gray

Faux-Green (NCS) (#009d6b) 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 #009d6b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009d6b → #9e0034
#009d6b → #4cba97
#009d6b → #ffffff
#009d6b → #00839e
#009d6b → #005e40
#009d6b → #009e1a

How #009d6b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009d6b 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 #009d6b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Green (NCS) (#009d6b)

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

#009d6bmight 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.

#009d6b 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#009d6b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#009d6b 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 #009d6b
Java new Color(0, 157, 107);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 157, 107);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:157 blue:107 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 157f, 107f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:157, blue:107, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6b9d00
Python Color('#009d6b')

Base Conversions of hex color #009d6b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009d6b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40299 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 157, 107.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011101 01101011
Hex 00 9d 6b
Octal 0 235 153
Decimal 0 157 107

Icons incorporating the color #009d6b

If you're considering using #009d6b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009d6b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009d6b 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 #009d6b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009d6b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009d6b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009d6b background.
This text is hex color #009d6b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009d6b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009d6b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009d6b and white (#ffffff) background.