Faux-Viridian green (#00a1a5) color information

The hexidecimal color, #00a1a5, looks similar to "Viridian green" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Viridian green (#00a1a5), used in advertisements, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture. Samsung is a brand that uses this color.

#00a1a5 Breakdown

#00a1a5 is made up of (0, 161, 165) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 2.42, 0.00, 35.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 41381 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #00a1a5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a1a5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a1a5 luma #113.15
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 161, 165) Adobe RGB (94.00, 158.00, 163.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 63%, 65%) Closest named color Viridian green
rgba rgba(0.0, 161.0, 165.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (52.92, -22.66, -11.07)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 2.42, 0.00, 35.29) CIE-L*ab (59.89, -29.71, -12.40)
hsv hsv(181.85, 100.00, 32.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (59.89, 32.19, 202.65)
hsb hsb(181.85, 100.00, 65.00) CIE-L*uv (59.89, -42.81, -14.28)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Viridian green (#00a1a5)

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" #00a1a5 and the second color is called the "compliment" #a50200.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Viridian green (#00a1a5)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00a1a5 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a50200.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Viridian green (#00a1a5)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Viridian green (#00a1a5)

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-Viridian green (#00a1a5)

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.

Faux-Viridian green (#00a1a5)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #00a1a5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #00a1a5

When you combine pure black with this color, #00a1a5, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #00a1a5

Tones are produced by blending #00a1a5 with gray

#00a1a5 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 #00a1a5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a1a5 → #a50200
#00a1a5 → #4cbdc0
#00a1a5 → #ffffff
#00a1a5 → #0050a5
#00a1a5 → #006063
#00a1a5 → #00a555

How #00a1a5 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #00a1a5 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 #00a1a5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#00a1a5 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.

#00a1a5might 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-Viridian green (#00a1a5)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00a1a5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


#00a1a5 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 #00a1a5
Java new Color(0, 161, 165);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 161, 165);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:161 blue:165 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 161f, 165f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:161, blue:165, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a5a100
Python Color('#00a1a5')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a1a5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a1a5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 41381 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 161, 165.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10100001 10100101
Hex 00 a1 a5
Octal 0 241 245
Decimal 0 161 165

#00a1a5 Icons

If you're considering using #00a1a5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Viridian green (#00a1a5) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a1a5 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 #00a1a5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a1a5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a1a5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a1a5 background.
This text is hex color #00a1a5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a1a5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a1a5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a1a5 and white (#ffffff) background.