Faux-Viridian green (#009e9a) color information

Hex color #009e9a may be mistaken for "Viridian green" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark gray". When people spot this color, Viridian green (#009e9a), in brand logos, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. This color isn't popular for health care. Siemens is a company using this color, according to our database.

#009e9a Breakdown

#009e9a is made up of (0, 158, 154) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 2.53, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40602 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #009e9a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009e9a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009e9a luma #110.15
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 158, 154) Adobe RGB (89.00, 157.00, 151.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 60%) Closest named color Viridian green
rgba rgba(0.0, 158.0, 154.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (51.96, -26.74, -5.45)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 2.53, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (58.97, -36.03, -6.42)
hsv hsv(178.09, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.97, 36.60, 190.10)
hsb hsb(178.09, 100.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (58.97, -46.53, -4.20)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Viridian green (#009e9a)

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" #009e9a while the second is the "compliment" #9e0005.

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 (#009e9a)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009e9a is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e0005.

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 (#009e9a)

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 (#009e9a)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Viridian green (#009e9a)

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 shades of #009e9a

Lighter shades of #009e9a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Viridian green (#009e9a)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #009e9a with black

Faux-Viridian green (#009e9a)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #009e9a, tones are produced.

Gradients including #009e9a

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 #009e9a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009e9a → #9e0005
#009e9a → #4cbbb8
#009e9a → #ffffff
#009e9a → #00549e
#009e9a → #005e5c
#009e9a → #009e49

#009e9a in different lighting conditions

Seeing #009e9a 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 #009e9a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#009e9a popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#009e9amight 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 #009e9a

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009e9a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #009e9a

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 #009e9a
Java new Color(0, 158, 154);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 158, 154);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:158 blue:154 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 158f, 154f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:158, blue:154, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9a9e00
Python Color('#009e9a')

Base Conversions of hex color #009e9a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009e9a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40602 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 158, 154.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011110 10011010
Hex 00 9e 9a
Octal 0 236 232
Decimal 0 158 154

Icons incorporating the color #009e9a

If you're considering using #009e9a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009e9a on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009e9a 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 #009e9a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009e9a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009e9a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009e9a background.
This text is hex color #009e9a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009e9a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009e9a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009e9a and white (#ffffff) background.