Ocean green (#48bf91) color information

The hexidecimal color, #48bf91, is named "Ocean green". This color is described as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Ocean green (#48bf91), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #48bf91

#48bf91 is made up of (72, 191, 145) in RGB colorspace and (62.30, 0.00, 24.08, 25.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4767633 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #33cc99. White should be used ontop of #48bf91 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #48bf91. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #48bf91 luma #150.03
Websafe hex #33cc99 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(72, 191, 145) Adobe RGB (119.00, 191.00, 145.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(28%, 75%, 57%) Closest named color Ocean green
rgba rgba(72.0, 191.0, 145.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (64.03, -36.73, 11.19)
cmyk cmyk(62.30, 0.00, 24.08, 25.10) CIE-L*ab (70.18, -46.87, 14.24)
hsv hsv(157.05, 48.45, 51.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (70.18, 48.99, 163.10)
hsb hsb(157.05, 62.67, 75.00) CIE-L*uv (70.18, -52.27, 27.65)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Ocean green (#48bf91)

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" #48bf91 and the second color is called the "compliment" #bf4775.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Ocean green (#48bf91)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #48bf91 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #bf4775.

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

Triadic Colors of Ocean green (#48bf91)

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 Ocean green (#48bf91)

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 Ocean green (#48bf91)

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.

Lighter shades of #48bf91

Lighter shades are produced by blending #48bf91 with white

Darker shades of #48bf91

Darker shades are produced by blending #48bf91 with black

Tones of #48bf91

Tones are produced by blending #48bf91 with gray

Gradients including #48bf91

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 #48bf91 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#48bf91 → #bf4775
#48bf91 → #7ed2b2
#48bf91 → #ffffff
#48bf91 → #47b1bf
#48bf91 → #2b7257
#48bf91 → #47bf55

How #48bf91 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #48bf91 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 #48bf91 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #48bf91

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

#48bf91might 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 #48bf91

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#48bf91. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #48bf91

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 #48bf91
Java new Color(72, 191, 145);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 72, 191, 145);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:72 green:191 blue:145 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(72f, 191f, 145f);
Swift UIColor(red:72, green:191, blue:145, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $91bf48
Python Color('#48bf91')

Base Conversions of hex color #48bf91

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #48bf91. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4767633 while the individual RGB conversions are: 72, 191, 145.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001000 10111111 10010001
Hex 48 bf 91
Octal 110 277 221
Decimal 72 191 145

#48bf91 Icons

If you're considering using #48bf91 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Ocean green (#48bf91) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #48bf91 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 #48bf91 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #48bf91 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #48bf91 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #48bf91 background.
This text is hex color #48bf91 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #48bf91 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #48bf91 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #48bf91 and white (#ffffff) background.