Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009fa7) color information

Hex color #009fa7 is close to the color named "Blue (Munsell)" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Blue (Munsell) (#009fa7), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to health care. Samsung is a company using this color, according to our database.

#009fa7 Breakdown

#009fa7 is made up of (0, 159, 167) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 4.79, 0.00, 34.51) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40871 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #009fa7 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009fa7. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009fa7 luma #112.20
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 159, 167) Adobe RGB (88.00, 156.00, 164.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 65%) Closest named color Blue (Munsell)
rgba rgba(0.0, 159.0, 167.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (51.96, -23.25, -12.56)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 4.79, 0.00, 34.51) CIE-L*ab (58.97, -30.81, -13.97)
hsv hsv(182.77, 100.00, 32.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.97, 33.83, 204.39)
hsb hsb(182.77, 100.00, 65.00) CIE-L*uv (58.97, -44.57, -16.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009fa7)

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" #009fa7 while the second is the "compliment" #a50500.

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-Blue (Munsell) (#009fa7)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009fa7 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a50500.

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-Blue (Munsell) (#009fa7)

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-Blue (Munsell) (#009fa7)

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-Blue (Munsell) (#009fa7)

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 #009fa7

Lighter shades of #009fa7 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009fa7)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #009fa7 with black

Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009fa7)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #009fa7, tones are produced.

Gradients including #009fa7

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 #009fa7 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009fa7 → #a50500
#009fa7 → #4cbbc1
#009fa7 → #ffffff
#009fa7 → #004da5
#009fa7 → #005f64
#009fa7 → #00a558

#009fa7 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #009fa7 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 #009fa7 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#009fa7 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.

#009fa7might 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 #009fa7

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009fa7. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #009fa7

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 #009fa7
Java new Color(0, 159, 167);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 159, 167);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:159 blue:167 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 159f, 167f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:159, blue:167, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a79f00
Python Color('#009fa7')

Base Conversions of hex color #009fa7

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009fa7. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40871 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 159, 167.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011111 10100111
Hex 00 9f a7
Octal 0 237 247
Decimal 0 159 167

#009fa7 Icons

If you're considering using #009fa7 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009fa7) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009fa7 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 #009fa7 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009fa7 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009fa7 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009fa7 background.
This text is hex color #009fa7 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009fa7 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009fa7 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009fa7 and white (#ffffff) background.