Faux-Light sea green (#18a3ac) color information

#18a3ac is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Light sea green" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Light sea green (#18a3ac), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. UCSF uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Light sea green (#18a3ac)

#18a3ac is made up of (24, 163, 172) in RGB colorspace and (86.05, 5.23, 0.00, 32.55) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1614764 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #18a3ac to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #18a3ac. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #18a3ac luma #122.29
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(24, 163, 172) Adobe RGB (96.00, 160.00, 169.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(9%, 64%, 67%) Closest named color Light sea green
rgba rgba(24.0, 163.0, 172.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (53.85, -22.10, -13.06)
cmyk cmyk(86.05, 5.23, 0.00, 32.55) CIE-L*ab (60.78, -28.68, -14.35)
hsv hsv(183.10, 76.32, 38.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (60.78, 32.07, 206.58)
hsb hsb(183.10, 86.57, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (60.78, -42.87, -17.53)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Light sea green (#18a3ac)

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" #18a3ac while the second is the "compliment" #aa1e16.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Light sea green (#18a3ac)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #18a3ac is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #aa1e16.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Light sea green (#18a3ac)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Light sea green (#18a3ac)

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-Light sea green (#18a3ac)

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.

Lighter shades of #18a3ac

When you combine pure white with this color, #18a3ac, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #18a3ac

Darker shades are produced by blending #18a3ac with black

Faux-Light sea green (#18a3ac)'s Tones

Tones of #18a3ac can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #18a3ac

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 #18a3ac as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#18a3ac → #aa1e16
#18a3ac → #5dbec4
#18a3ac → #ffffff
#18a3ac → #1659aa
#18a3ac → #0e6167
#18a3ac → #16aa68

Faux-Light sea green (#18a3ac) in different environments

Seeing #18a3ac 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 #18a3ac could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Light sea green (#18a3ac)

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

#18a3acmight 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 #18a3ac

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#18a3ac. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


Programming Language Syntax for #18a3ac

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 #18a3ac
Java new Color(24, 163, 172);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 24, 163, 172);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:24 green:163 blue:172 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(24f, 163f, 172f);
Swift UIColor(red:24, green:163, blue:172, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $aca318
Python Color('#18a3ac')

Base Conversions of hex color #18a3ac

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #18a3ac. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1614764 while the individual RGB conversions are: 24, 163, 172.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00011000 10100011 10101100
Hex 18 a3 ac
Octal 30 243 254
Decimal 24 163 172

Icons incorporating the color #18a3ac

If you're considering using #18a3ac in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #18a3ac on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #18a3ac 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 #18a3ac on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #18a3ac on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #18a3ac background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #18a3ac background.
This text is hex color #18a3ac on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #18a3ac on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #18a3ac and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #18a3ac and white (#ffffff) background.