Faux-Viridian green (#009d9f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #009d9f, is a variation of "Viridian green" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark gray". When people spot this color, Viridian green (#009d9f), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "dark gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #009d9f

#009d9f is made up of (0, 157, 159) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 1.26, 0.00, 37.65) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40351 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #009d9f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009d9f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009d9f luma #110.13
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 157, 159) Adobe RGB (84.00, 158.00, 157.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 62%) Closest named color Viridian green
rgba rgba(0.0, 157.0, 159.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (51.96, -26.74, -9.01)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 1.26, 0.00, 37.65) CIE-L*ab (58.97, -36.03, -10.30)
hsv hsv(180.02, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.97, 37.47, 195.95)
hsb hsb(180.02, 100.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (58.97, -48.31, -10.18)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Viridian green (#009d9f)

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" #009d9f and the second color is called the "compliment" #9e0000.

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-Viridian green (#009d9f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009d9f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9e0000.

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 (#009d9f)

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-Viridian green (#009d9f)

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

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 (#009d9f)

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 #009d9f

Lighter shades are produced by blending #009d9f with white

Darker shades of #009d9f

Darker shades are produced by blending #009d9f with black

Tones of #009d9f

Tones are produced by blending #009d9f with gray

Gradients including #009d9f

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 #009d9f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009d9f → #9e0000
#009d9f → #4cbabb
#009d9f → #ffffff
#009d9f → #004f9e
#009d9f → #005e5f
#009d9f → #009e4f

How #009d9f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009d9f 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 #009d9f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #009d9f

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

#009d9fmight 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 #009d9f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009d9f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #009d9f

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 #009d9f
Java new Color(0, 157, 159);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 157, 159);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:157 blue:159 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 157f, 159f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:157, blue:159, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9f9d00
Python Color('#009d9f')

Base Conversions of hex color #009d9f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009d9f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40351 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 157, 159.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011101 10011111
Hex 00 9d 9f
Octal 0 235 237
Decimal 0 157 159

#009d9f Icons

If you're considering using #009d9f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Viridian green (#009d9f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009d9f 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 #009d9f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009d9f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009d9f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009d9f background.
This text is hex color #009d9f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009d9f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009d9f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009d9f and white (#ffffff) background.