Faux-Granny Smith apple (#abe1a2) color information

The hexidecimal color, #abe1a2, is related to "Granny Smith apple" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, Granny Smith apple (#abe1a2), used in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #abe1a2

#abe1a2 is made up of (171, 225, 162) in RGB colorspace and (24.00, 0.00, 28.00, 11.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11264418 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cc99. Black should be used ontop of #abe1a2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #abe1a2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #abe1a2 luma #201.51
Websafe hex #99cc99 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(171, 225, 162) Adobe RGB (186.00, 224.00, 166.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(67%, 88%, 64%) Closest named color Granny Smith apple
rgba rgba(171.0, 225.0, 162.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (80.62, -26.50, 19.68)
cmyk cmyk(24.00, 0.00, 28.00, 11.76) CIE-L*ab (84.48, -29.49, 24.27)
hsv hsv(112.52, 50.00, 76.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (84.48, 38.19, 140.55)
hsb hsb(112.52, 27.27, 88.00) CIE-L*uv (84.48, -27.93, 39.51)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Granny Smith apple (#abe1a2)

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" #abe1a2 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d8a3e0.

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-Granny Smith apple (#abe1a2)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #abe1a2 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d8a3e0.

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-Granny Smith apple (#abe1a2)

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-Granny Smith apple (#abe1a2)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Granny Smith apple (#abe1a2)

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 #abe1a2

Lighter shades are produced by blending #abe1a2 with white

Faux-Granny Smith apple (#abe1a2)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #abe1a2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #abe1a2

When you combine pure gray with this color, #abe1a2, tones are produced.

Faux-Granny Smith apple (#abe1a2) 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 #abe1a2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#abe1a2 → #d8a3e0
#abe1a2 → #c4eabd
#abe1a2 → #000000
#abe1a2 → #a3e0b9
#abe1a2 → #668761
#abe1a2 → #c9e0a3

#abe1a2 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #abe1a2 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 #abe1a2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #abe1a2

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

#abe1a2might 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.

#abe1a2 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#abe1a2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#abe1a2 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 #abe1a2
Java new Color(171, 225, 162);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 171, 225, 162);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:171 green:225 blue:162 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(171f, 225f, 162f);
Swift UIColor(red:171, green:225, blue:162, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a2e1ab
Python Color('#abe1a2')

Base Conversions of hex color #abe1a2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #abe1a2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11264418 while the individual RGB conversions are: 171, 225, 162.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101011 11100001 10100010
Hex ab e1 a2
Octal 253 341 242
Decimal 171 225 162

#abe1a2 Icons

If you're considering using #abe1a2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Granny Smith apple (#abe1a2) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #abe1a2 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 #abe1a2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #abe1a2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #abe1a2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #abe1a2 background.
This text is hex color #abe1a2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #abe1a2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #abe1a2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #abe1a2 and white (#ffffff) background.