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

#009fab is the hex color code that is related to "Blue (Munsell)" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Blue (Munsell) (#009fab), used in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants. Alcon and Samsung use this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #009fab

#009fab is made up of (0, 159, 171) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 7.02, 0.00, 32.94) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40875 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #009fab to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #009fab luma #112.66
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 159, 171) Adobe RGB (93.00, 154.00, 169.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 67%) Closest named color Blue (Munsell)
rgba rgba(0.0, 159.0, 171.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (51.96, -19.76, -16.12)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 7.02, 0.00, 32.94) 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) (#009fab)

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" #009fab 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) (#009fab)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009fab 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) (#009fab)

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) (#009fab)

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) (#009fab)

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.

Faux-Blue (Munsell) (#009fab)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #009fab with white

Darker variations of #009fab

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

Tones of #009fab

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

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

#009fab → #aa0b00
#009fab → #4cbbc4
#009fab → #ffffff
#009fab → #004aaa
#009fab → #005f66
#009fab → #00aa60

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

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

Named colors and Paints related to #009fab

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

#009fabmight 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-Blue (Munsell) (#009fab)

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

Samsung
Alcon

#009fab 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 #009fab
Java new Color(0, 159, 171);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 159, 171);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:159 blue:171 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 159f, 171f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:159, blue:171, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ab9f00
Python Color('#009fab')

Base Conversions of hex color #009fab

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009fab. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40875 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 159, 171.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011111 10101011
Hex 00 9f ab
Octal 0 237 253
Decimal 0 159 171

Icons incorporating the color #009fab

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

Color #009fab on different backgrounds

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