Faux-Pistachio (#a9d671) color information

The hexidecimal color, #a9d671, is a variation of "Pistachio" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light green". When people spot this color, Pistachio (#a9d671), in media, the following may come to mind: positive health, personal growth, feeling relaxed, energy, and various cultures. This color isn't popular for travel.

Breakdown of #a9d671

#a9d671 is made up of (169, 214, 113) in RGB colorspace and (21.03, 0.00, 47.20, 16.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11130481 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cc66. Black should be used ontop of #a9d671 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a9d671. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a9d671 luma #188.92
Websafe hex #99cc66 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(169, 214, 113) Adobe RGB (180.00, 214.00, 117.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(66%, 84%, 44%) Closest named color Pistachio
rgba rgba(169.0, 214.0, 113.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (76.16, -28.88, 31.65)
cmyk cmyk(21.03, 0.00, 47.20, 16.08) CIE-L*ab (80.74, -33.14, 45.98)
hsv hsv(87.02, 55.56, 64.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (80.74, 56.68, 125.78)
hsb hsb(87.02, 47.62, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (80.74, -24.37, 64.67)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Pistachio (#a9d671)

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" #a9d671 while the second is the "compliment" #9e70d6.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Pistachio (#a9d671)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a9d671 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e70d6.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Pistachio (#a9d671)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Pistachio (#a9d671)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Pistachio (#a9d671)

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 #a9d671

Lighter shades are produced by blending #a9d671 with white

Darker shades of #a9d671

Darker shades are produced by blending #a9d671 with black

Faux-Pistachio (#a9d671)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #a9d671 with gray

Gradients including #a9d671

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 #a9d671 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a9d671 → #9e70d6
#a9d671 → #c2e29b
#a9d671 → #000000
#a9d671 → #75d670
#a9d671 → #658043
#a9d671 → #d6d170

How #a9d671 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a9d671 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 #a9d671 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #a9d671

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

#a9d671might 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 #a9d671

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a9d671. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a9d671

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 #a9d671
Java new Color(169, 214, 113);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 169, 214, 113);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:169 green:214 blue:113 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(169f, 214f, 113f);
Swift UIColor(red:169, green:214, blue:113, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $71d6a9
Python Color('#a9d671')

Base Conversions of hex color #a9d671

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a9d671. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11130481 while the individual RGB conversions are: 169, 214, 113.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101001 11010110 01110001
Hex a9 d6 71
Octal 251 326 161
Decimal 169 214 113

Icons incorporating the color #a9d671

If you're considering using #a9d671 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a9d671 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #a9d671 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 #a9d671 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a9d671 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a9d671 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a9d671 background.
This text is hex color #a9d671 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a9d671 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a9d671 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a9d671 and white (#ffffff) background.