Faux-Persian green (#009f8e) color information

Hex color #009f8e looks similar to "Persian green" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Persian green (#009f8e), used in media, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "dark gray" are rarely tied to health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Persian green (#009f8e)

#009f8e is made up of (0, 159, 142) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 10.69, 37.65) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40846 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #009f8e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009f8e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009f8e luma #109.38
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 159, 142) Adobe RGB (88.00, 155.00, 142.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 56%) Closest named color Persian green
rgba rgba(0.0, 159.0, 142.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, -27.43, -2.04)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 10.69, 37.65) CIE-L*ab (58.04, -37.41, -2.49)
hsv hsv(174.22, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 37.49, 183.81)
hsb hsb(174.22, 100.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, -46.04, 1.88)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Persian green (#009f8e)

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" #009f8e and the second color is called the "compliment" #9e000f.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Persian green (#009f8e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009f8e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9e000f.

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-Persian green (#009f8e)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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-Persian green (#009f8e)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Persian green (#009f8e)

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.

Faux-Persian green (#009f8e)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #009f8e, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Persian green (#009f8e)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #009f8e, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #009f8e

When you combine pure gray with this color, #009f8e, tones are produced.

#009f8e in 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 #009f8e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009f8e → #9e000f
#009f8e → #4cbbaf
#009f8e → #ffffff
#009f8e → #005e9e
#009f8e → #005f55
#009f8e → #009e3f

#009f8e in different lighting conditions

Seeing #009f8e 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 #009f8e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Persian green (#009f8e)

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

#009f8emight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Persian green (#009f8e)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009f8e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#009f8e in programming

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 #009f8e
Java new Color(0, 159, 142);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 159, 142);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:159 blue:142 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 159f, 142f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:159, blue:142, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8e9f00
Python Color('#009f8e')

Base Conversions of hex color #009f8e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009f8e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40846 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 159, 142.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011111 10001110
Hex 00 9f 8e
Octal 0 237 216
Decimal 0 159 142

#009f8e Icons

If you're considering using #009f8e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Persian green (#009f8e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009f8e 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 #009f8e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009f8e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009f8e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009f8e background.
This text is hex color #009f8e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009f8e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009f8e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009f8e and white (#ffffff) background.