Faux-Lincoln green (#254a00) color information

The hexidecimal color, #254a00, should not to be confused with "Lincoln green" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "very dark yellow". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Lincoln green (#254a00), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being encouraged to communicate, youthfulness, will power, the home, and affordability. Colors labeled as "very dark yellow" are rarely tied to finance and wealth.

Breakdown of #254a00

#254a00 is made up of (37, 74, 0) in RGB colorspace and (50.00, 0.00, 100.00, 70.98) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2443776 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333300. White should be used ontop of #254a00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #254a00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #254a00 luma #54.50
Websafe hex #333300 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(37, 74, 0) Adobe RGB (51.00, 74.00, 22.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(15%, 29%, 0%) Closest named color Lincoln green
rgba rgba(37.0, 74.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, -14.21, 12.24)
cmyk cmyk(50.00, 0.00, 100.00, 70.98) CIE-L*ab (26.73, -26.19, 31.80)
hsv hsv(88.99, 100.00, 14.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 41.20, 129.47)
hsb hsb(88.99, 100.00, 29.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, -17.27, 30.31)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Lincoln green (#254a00)

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" #254a00 while the second is the "compliment" #220049.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Lincoln green (#254a00)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #254a00 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #220049.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Lincoln green (#254a00)

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-Lincoln green (#254a00)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Lincoln green (#254a00)

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-Lincoln green (#254a00)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #254a00 with white

Darker variations of #254a00

When you combine pure black with this color, #254a00, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Lincoln green (#254a00)'s Tones

Tones of #254a00 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#254a00 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 #254a00 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#254a00 → #220049
#254a00 → #66804c
#254a00 → #ffffff
#254a00 → #024900
#254a00 → #162c00
#254a00 → #494700

Faux-Lincoln green (#254a00) in different environments

Seeing #254a00 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 #254a00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #254a00

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

#254a00might 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-Lincoln green (#254a00)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#254a00. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#254a00 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 #254a00
Java new Color(37, 74, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 37, 74, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:37 green:74 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(37f, 74f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:37, green:74, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $004a25
Python Color('#254a00')

Base Conversions of hex color #254a00

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #254a00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2443776 while the individual RGB conversions are: 37, 74, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00100101 01001010 00000000
Hex 25 4a 00
Octal 45 112 0
Decimal 37 74 0

#254a00 Icons

If you're considering using #254a00 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Lincoln green (#254a00) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #254a00 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 #254a00 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #254a00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #254a00 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #254a00 background.
This text is hex color #254a00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #254a00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #254a00 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #254a00 and white (#ffffff) background.