Faux-Persian green (#00a89e) color information

Hex color #00a89e is very close to "Persian green" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Persian green (#00a89e), in advertisements, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to health care. University at Buffalo is a company using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #00a89e

#00a89e is made up of (0, 168, 158) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 5.95, 34.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 43166 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #00a89e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a89e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a89e luma #116.47
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 168, 158) Adobe RGB (92.00, 169.00, 156.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 66%, 62%) Closest named color Persian green
rgba rgba(0.0, 168.0, 158.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (55.68, -30.83, -3.59)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 5.95, 34.12) CIE-L*ab (62.51, -41.00, -4.21)
hsv hsv(176.39, 100.00, 33.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (62.51, 41.22, 185.86)
hsb hsb(176.39, 100.00, 66.00) CIE-L*uv (62.51, -51.69, -0.18)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Persian green (#00a89e)

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" #00a89e while the second is the "compliment" #a8000b.

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-Persian green (#00a89e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00a89e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a8000b.

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 (#00a89e)

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-Persian green (#00a89e)

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 (#00a89e)

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 variations of #00a89e

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00a89e with white

Faux-Persian green (#00a89e)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #00a89e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Persian green (#00a89e)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #00a89e, tones are produced.

Faux-Persian green (#00a89e) 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 #00a89e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a89e → #a8000b
#00a89e → #4cc2bb
#00a89e → #ffffff
#00a89e → #005fa8
#00a89e → #00645e
#00a89e → #00a848

#00a89e in different lighting conditions

Seeing #00a89e 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 #00a89e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00a89e

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

#00a89emight 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.

#00a89e 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#00a89e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#00a89e 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 #00a89e
Java new Color(0, 168, 158);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 168, 158);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:168 blue:158 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 168f, 158f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:168, blue:158, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9ea800
Python Color('#00a89e')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a89e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a89e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 43166 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 168, 158.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10101000 10011110
Hex 00 a8 9e
Octal 0 250 236
Decimal 0 168 158

#00a89e Icons

If you're considering using #00a89e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Persian green (#00a89e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a89e 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 #00a89e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a89e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a89e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a89e background.
This text is hex color #00a89e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a89e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a89e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a89e and white (#ffffff) background.