Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6921 Electric Lime (#9fbf2d) color information

#9fbf2d is the hex color code that greatly resembles "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6921 Electric Lime" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark yellow". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6921 Electric Lime (#9fbf2d), used in media, they may think of some of these attributes: a sense of warmth, optimism, personal motivation and power, food and restaurants, and sunshine. Shades of "dark yellow". typically aren't associated with clothing.

#9fbf2d Breakdown

#9fbf2d is made up of (159, 191, 45) in RGB colorspace and (16.75, 0.00, 76.44, 25.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10469165 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cc33. White should be used ontop of #9fbf2d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9fbf2d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9fbf2d luma #164.74
Websafe hex #99cc33 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(159, 191, 45) Adobe RGB (166.00, 191.00, 61.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(62%, 75%, 18%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6921 Electric Lime
rgba rgba(159.0, 191.0, 45.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (67.08, -26.41, 36.71)
cmyk cmyk(16.75, 0.00, 76.44, 25.10) CIE-L*ab (72.89, -31.73, 66.14)
hsv hsv(73.71, 61.29, 46.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (72.89, 73.36, 115.63)
hsb hsb(73.71, 76.00, 75.00) CIE-L*uv (72.89, -17.29, 78.35)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6921 Electric Lime (#9fbf2d)

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" #9fbf2d and the second color is called the "compliment" #4d2dbf.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6921 Electric Lime (#9fbf2d)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9fbf2d is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #4d2dbf.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6921 Electric Lime (#9fbf2d)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6921 Electric Lime (#9fbf2d)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6921 Electric Lime (#9fbf2d)

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.

Lighter shades of #9fbf2d

Lighter shades of #9fbf2d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6921 Electric Lime (#9fbf2d)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #9fbf2d with black

Tones of #9fbf2d

When you combine pure gray with this color, #9fbf2d, tones are produced.

Gradients including #9fbf2d

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 #9fbf2d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9fbf2d → #4d2dbf
#9fbf2d → #bbd26c
#9fbf2d → #ffffff
#9fbf2d → #57bf2d
#9fbf2d → #5f721b
#9fbf2d → #bf962d

#9fbf2d in different lighting conditions

Seeing #9fbf2d 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 #9fbf2d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#9fbf2d popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#9fbf2dmight 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 #9fbf2d

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9fbf2d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #9fbf2d

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 #9fbf2d
Java new Color(159, 191, 45);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 159, 191, 45);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:159 green:191 blue:45 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(159f, 191f, 45f);
Swift UIColor(red:159, green:191, blue:45, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2dbf9f
Python Color('#9fbf2d')

Base Conversions of hex color #9fbf2d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9fbf2d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10469165 while the individual RGB conversions are: 159, 191, 45.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011111 10111111 00101101
Hex 9f bf 2d
Octal 237 277 55
Decimal 159 191 45

Icons incorporating the color #9fbf2d

If you're considering using #9fbf2d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9fbf2d on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9fbf2d 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.

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