Faux-Olive drab (#3) (#549d1b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #549d1b, almost matches the color named "Olive drab (#3)" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark yellow". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Olive drab (#3) (#549d1b), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being encouraged to communicate, youthfulness, will power, the home, and affordability. Colors labeled as "dark yellow" are rarely tied to finance and wealth.

Breakdown of #549d1b

#549d1b is made up of (84, 157, 27) in RGB colorspace and (46.50, 0.00, 82.80, 38.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5545243 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669933. White should be used ontop of #549d1b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #549d1b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #549d1b luma #120.33
Websafe hex #669933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(84, 157, 27) Adobe RGB (112.00, 155.00, 45.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(33%, 62%, 11%) Closest named color Olive drab (#3)
rgba rgba(84.0, 157.0, 27.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, -30.98, 28.15)
cmyk cmyk(46.50, 0.00, 82.80, 38.43) CIE-L*ab (58.04, -43.05, 56.03)
hsv hsv(94.14, 69.86, 36.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 70.66, 127.54)
hsb hsb(94.14, 82.26, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, -34.57, 66.00)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Olive drab (#3) (#549d1b)

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" #549d1b while the second is the "compliment" #651c9e.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Olive drab (#3) (#549d1b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #549d1b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #651c9e.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Olive drab (#3) (#549d1b)

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-Olive drab (#3) (#549d1b)

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-Olive drab (#3) (#549d1b)

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-Olive drab (#3) (#549d1b)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #549d1b with white

Darker variations of #549d1b

When you combine pure black with this color, #549d1b, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Olive drab (#3) (#549d1b)'s Tones

Tones of #549d1b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#549d1b 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 #549d1b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#549d1b → #651c9e
#549d1b → #87ba5f
#549d1b → #ffffff
#549d1b → #1c9e24
#549d1b → #325e10
#549d1b → #959e1c

Faux-Olive drab (#3) (#549d1b) in different environments

Seeing #549d1b 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 #549d1b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #549d1b

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

#549d1bmight 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-Olive drab (#3) (#549d1b)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#549d1b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#549d1b 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 #549d1b
Java new Color(84, 157, 27);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 84, 157, 27);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:84 green:157 blue:27 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(84f, 157f, 27f);
Swift UIColor(red:84, green:157, blue:27, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1b9d54
Python Color('#549d1b')

Base Conversions of hex color #549d1b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #549d1b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5545243 while the individual RGB conversions are: 84, 157, 27.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01010100 10011101 00011011
Hex 54 9d 1b
Octal 124 235 33
Decimal 84 157 27

#549d1b Icons

If you're considering using #549d1b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Olive drab (#3) (#549d1b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #549d1b 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 #549d1b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #549d1b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #549d1b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #549d1b background.
This text is hex color #549d1b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #549d1b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #549d1b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #549d1b and white (#ffffff) background.