Faux-Light green (#9fe58b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #9fe58b, greatly resembles "Light green" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light green". When people from western culture see this color, Light green (#9fe58b), used in branding, the following may come to mind: feelings of tranquility, the environment, feeling relaxed, the home, and being passive and non-confrontational. This color isn't popular for travel.

Breakdown of #9fe58b

#9fe58b is made up of (159, 229, 139) in RGB colorspace and (30.57, 0.00, 39.30, 10.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10478987 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cc99. Black should be used ontop of #9fe58b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9fe58b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9fe58b luma #197.67
Websafe hex #99cc99 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(159, 229, 139) Adobe RGB (181.00, 228.00, 144.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(62%, 90%, 55%) Closest named color Light green
rgba rgba(159.0, 229.0, 139.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (80.62, -33.24, 27.32)
cmyk cmyk(30.57, 0.00, 39.30, 10.20) CIE-L*ab (84.48, -37.73, 36.24)
hsv hsv(108.02, 63.64, 72.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (84.48, 52.32, 136.15)
hsb hsb(108.02, 38.89, 90.00) CIE-L*uv (84.48, -34.07, 55.73)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Light green (#9fe58b)

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" #9fe58b while the second is the "compliment" #d38ce5.

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 green (#9fe58b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9fe58b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d38ce5.

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 green (#9fe58b)

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 green (#9fe58b)

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 green (#9fe58b)

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 variations of #9fe58b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #9fe58b with white

Faux-Light green (#9fe58b)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #9fe58b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Light green (#9fe58b)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #9fe58b, tones are produced.

Faux-Light green (#9fe58b) 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 #9fe58b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9fe58b → #d38ce5
#9fe58b → #bbecad
#9fe58b → #000000
#9fe58b → #8ce5a7
#9fe58b → #5f8953
#9fe58b → #cae58c

#9fe58b in different lighting conditions

Seeing #9fe58b 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 #9fe58b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #9fe58b

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

#9fe58bmight 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.

#9fe58b popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9fe58b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#9fe58b in coding

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 #9fe58b
Java new Color(159, 229, 139);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 159, 229, 139);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:159 green:229 blue:139 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(159f, 229f, 139f);
Swift UIColor(red:159, green:229, blue:139, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8be59f
Python Color('#9fe58b')

Base Conversions of hex color #9fe58b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9fe58b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10478987 while the individual RGB conversions are: 159, 229, 139.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011111 11100101 10001011
Hex 9f e5 8b
Octal 237 345 213
Decimal 159 229 139

Icons incorporating the color #9fe58b

If you're considering using #9fe58b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9fe58b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #9fe58b 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 #9fe58b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9fe58b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9fe58b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9fe58b background.
This text is hex color #9fe58b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9fe58b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9fe58b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9fe58b and white (#ffffff) background.