Faux-Light green (#a0e48c) color information

Hex color #a0e48c looks similar to "Light green" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "light green". When people from western culture see this color, Light green (#a0e48c), used in brand logos, they might associate it with feelings of tranquility, money and wealth, fruitfulness, the home, and gardening and outdoors. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of Faux-Light green (#a0e48c)

#a0e48c is made up of (160, 228, 140) in RGB colorspace and (29.82, 0.00, 38.60, 10.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10544268 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cc99. Black should be used ontop of #a0e48c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a0e48c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a0e48c luma #197.50
Websafe hex #99cc99 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(160, 228, 140) Adobe RGB (182.00, 225.00, 144.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(63%, 89%, 55%) Closest named color Light green
rgba rgba(160.0, 228.0, 140.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (80.00, -31.35, 26.69)
cmyk cmyk(29.82, 0.00, 38.60, 10.59) CIE-L*ab (83.97, -35.50, 35.35)
hsv hsv(105.91, 60.71, 72.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (83.97, 50.10, 135.12)
hsb hsb(105.91, 38.20, 89.00) CIE-L*uv (83.97, -31.41, 54.19)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Light green (#a0e48c)

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" #a0e48c while the second is the "compliment" #cd8ce2.

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 (#a0e48c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a0e48c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #cd8ce2.

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 (#a0e48c)

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 (#a0e48c)

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 (#a0e48c)

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 green (#a0e48c)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #a0e48c, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Light green (#a0e48c)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #a0e48c, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Light green (#a0e48c)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #a0e48c, tones are produced.

#a0e48c 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 #a0e48c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a0e48c → #cd8ce2
#a0e48c → #bcecae
#a0e48c → #000000
#a0e48c → #8ce2a1
#a0e48c → #608854
#a0e48c → #cde28c

#a0e48c in different lighting conditions

Seeing #a0e48c 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 #a0e48c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Light green (#a0e48c)

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

#a0e48cmight 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 green (#a0e48c)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a0e48c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a0e48c 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 #a0e48c
Java new Color(160, 228, 140);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 160, 228, 140);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:160 green:228 blue:140 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(160f, 228f, 140f);
Swift UIColor(red:160, green:228, blue:140, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8ce4a0
Python Color('#a0e48c')

Base Conversions of hex color #a0e48c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a0e48c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10544268 while the individual RGB conversions are: 160, 228, 140.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100000 11100100 10001100
Hex a0 e4 8c
Octal 240 344 214
Decimal 160 228 140

Icons incorporating the color #a0e48c

If you're considering using #a0e48c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a0e48c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #a0e48c 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 #a0e48c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a0e48c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a0e48c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a0e48c background.
This text is hex color #a0e48c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a0e48c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a0e48c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a0e48c and white (#ffffff) background.