Faux-Green (pigment) (#009f4d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #009f4d, should not to be confused with "Green (pigment)" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark green". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Green (pigment) (#009f4d), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: an alleviation to depression, money and wealth, feeling relaxed, technology, and gardening and outdoors. Colors labeled as "dark green" are rarely tied to travel. Airbus is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Green (pigment) (#009f4d)

#009f4d is made up of (0, 159, 77) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 51.57, 37.65) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40781 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009966. White should be used ontop of #009f4d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009f4d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009f4d luma #102.03
Websafe hex #009966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 159, 77) Adobe RGB (92.00, 156.00, 83.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 30%) Closest named color Green (pigment)
rgba rgba(0.0, 159.0, 77.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.00, -35.40, 19.97)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 51.57, 37.65) CIE-L*ab (57.08, -50.92, 32.84)
hsv hsv(149.06, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (57.08, 60.59, 147.18)
hsb hsb(149.06, 100.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (57.08, -48.33, 48.11)
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

Compliments of #Faux-Green (pigment) (#009f4d)

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" #009f4d while the second is the "compliment" #9e0051.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Green (pigment) (#009f4d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009f4d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9e0051.

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 (pigment) (#009f4d)

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-Green (pigment) (#009f4d)

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-Green (pigment) (#009f4d)

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 #009f4d

When you combine pure white with this color, #009f4d, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #009f4d

Darker shades of #009f4d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Green (pigment) (#009f4d)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #009f4d with gray

Faux-Green (pigment) (#009f4d) 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 #009f4d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009f4d → #9e0051
#009f4d → #4cbb82
#009f4d → #ffffff
#009f4d → #009e9b
#009f4d → #005f2e
#009f4d → #029e00

How #009f4d looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009f4d 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 #009f4d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Green (pigment) (#009f4d)

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

#009f4dmight 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.

#009f4d 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#009f4d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Airbus

#009f4d 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 #009f4d
Java new Color(0, 159, 77);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 159, 77);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:159 blue:77 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 159f, 77f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:159, blue:77, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4d9f00
Python Color('#009f4d')

Base Conversions of hex color #009f4d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009f4d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40781 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 159, 77.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011111 01001101
Hex 00 9f 4d
Octal 0 237 115
Decimal 0 159 77

#009f4d Icons

If you're considering using #009f4d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Green (pigment) (#009f4d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009f4d 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 #009f4d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009f4d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009f4d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009f4d background.
This text is hex color #009f4d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009f4d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009f4d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009f4d and white (#ffffff) background.