Faux-Light sea green (#26caaa) color information

Hex color #26caaa is related to "Light sea green" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "light green". When people from western culture see this color, Light sea green (#26caaa), used in advertisements, they might associate it with feelings of tranquility, money and wealth, fruitfulness, the home, and gardening and outdoors. Shades of "light green". typically aren't associated with clothing.

Breakdown of Faux-Light sea green (#26caaa)

#26caaa is made up of (38, 202, 170) in RGB colorspace and (81.19, 0.00, 15.84, 20.78) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2542250 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #33cc99. White should be used ontop of #26caaa to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #26caaa. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #26caaa luma #149.15
Websafe hex #33cc99 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(38, 202, 170) Adobe RGB (117.00, 199.00, 171.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(15%, 79%, 67%) Closest named color Light sea green
rgba rgba(38.0, 202.0, 170.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (67.08, -37.23, 2.75)
cmyk cmyk(81.19, 0.00, 15.84, 20.78) CIE-L*ab (72.89, -46.55, 3.19)
hsv hsv(168.77, 68.09, 47.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (72.89, 46.66, 176.08)
hsb hsb(168.77, 81.01, 79.00) CIE-L*uv (72.89, -56.92, 12.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Light sea green (#26caaa)

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" #26caaa while the second is the "compliment" #c92646.

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-Light sea green (#26caaa)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #26caaa is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c92646.

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-Light sea green (#26caaa)

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-Light sea green (#26caaa)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Light sea green (#26caaa)

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.

Faux-Light sea green (#26caaa)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #26caaa, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Light sea green (#26caaa)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #26caaa, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Light sea green (#26caaa)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #26caaa, tones are produced.

#26caaa 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 #26caaa as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#26caaa → #c92646
#26caaa → #67d9c3
#26caaa → #ffffff
#26caaa → #2698c9
#26caaa → #167966
#26caaa → #26c957

#26caaa in different lighting conditions

Seeing #26caaa 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 #26caaa could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Light sea green (#26caaa)

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

#26caaamight 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-Light sea green (#26caaa)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#26caaa. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#26caaa 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 #26caaa
Java new Color(38, 202, 170);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 38, 202, 170);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:38 green:202 blue:170 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(38f, 202f, 170f);
Swift UIColor(red:38, green:202, blue:170, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $aaca26
Python Color('#26caaa')

Base Conversions of hex color #26caaa

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #26caaa. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2542250 while the individual RGB conversions are: 38, 202, 170.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00100110 11001010 10101010
Hex 26 ca aa
Octal 46 312 252
Decimal 38 202 170

Icons incorporating the color #26caaa

If you're considering using #26caaa in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #26caaa on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #26caaa 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 #26caaa on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #26caaa on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #26caaa background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #26caaa background.
This text is hex color #26caaa on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #26caaa on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #26caaa and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #26caaa and white (#ffffff) background.