Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009eaa) color information

#009eaa is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Blue (Munsell)" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Blue (Munsell) (#009eaa), in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Alcon and Samsung use this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009eaa)

#009eaa is made up of (0, 158, 170) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 7.06, 0.00, 33.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40618 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #009eaa to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #009eaa luma #111.96
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 158, 170) Adobe RGB (93.00, 154.00, 169.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 67%) Closest named color Blue (Munsell)
rgba rgba(0.0, 158.0, 170.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (51.96, -19.76, -16.12)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 7.06, 0.00, 33.33) CIE-L*ab (58.97, -25.77, -17.47)
hsv hsv(184.48, 100.00, 33.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.97, 31.13, 214.13)
hsb hsb(184.48, 100.00, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (58.97, -40.97, -22.78)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009eaa)

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" #009eaa and the second color is called the "compliment" #aa0b00.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009eaa)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009eaa is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #aa0b00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009eaa)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009eaa)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009eaa)

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 #009eaa

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

Darker variations of #009eaa

Darker shades are produced by blending #009eaa with black

Tones of #009eaa

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

Gradients including #009eaa

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

#009eaa → #aa0b00
#009eaa → #4cbbc3
#009eaa → #ffffff
#009eaa → #004aaa
#009eaa → #005e66
#009eaa → #00aa60

Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009eaa) in different environments

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

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009eaa)

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

#009eaamight 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 #009eaa

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

Samsung
Alcon

Programming Language Syntax for #009eaa

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 #009eaa
Java new Color(0, 158, 170);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 158, 170);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:158 blue:170 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 158f, 170f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:158, blue:170, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $aa9e00
Python Color('#009eaa')

Base Conversions of hex color #009eaa

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009eaa. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40618 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 158, 170.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011110 10101010
Hex 00 9e aa
Octal 0 236 252
Decimal 0 158 170

Icons incorporating the color #009eaa

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

Color #009eaa on different backgrounds

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