Faux-Chinese green (#bfdd6d) color information

Hex color #bfdd6d is close to the color named "Chinese green" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light orange". When people spot this color, Chinese green (#bfdd6d), in advertising materials, they might associate it with caution or skepticism, friendliness, pleasure, health care, and the home. Colors labeled as "light orange" are rarely tied to travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Chinese green (#bfdd6d)

#bfdd6d is made up of (191, 221, 109) in RGB colorspace and (13.57, 0.00, 50.68, 13.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12574061 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc66. Black should be used ontop of #bfdd6d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bfdd6d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bfdd6d luma #199.15
Websafe hex #cccc66 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(191, 221, 109) Adobe RGB (198.00, 220.00, 115.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(75%, 87%, 43%) Closest named color Chinese green
rgba rgba(191.0, 221.0, 109.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (80.00, -24.55, 35.16)
cmyk cmyk(13.57, 0.00, 50.68, 13.33) CIE-L*ab (83.97, -27.26, 51.54)
hsv hsv(76.39, 62.86, 65.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (83.97, 58.31, 117.87)
hsb hsb(76.39, 50.57, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (83.97, -14.19, 69.87)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Chinese green (#bfdd6d)

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" #bfdd6d while the second is the "compliment" #8b6ddd.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Chinese green (#bfdd6d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #bfdd6d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #8b6ddd.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Chinese green (#bfdd6d)

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-Chinese green (#bfdd6d)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Chinese green (#bfdd6d)

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 variations of #bfdd6d

When you combine pure white with this color, #bfdd6d, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #bfdd6d

Darker shades of #bfdd6d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Chinese green (#bfdd6d)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #bfdd6d with gray

Faux-Chinese green (#bfdd6d) 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 #bfdd6d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bfdd6d → #8b6ddd
#bfdd6d → #d2e798
#bfdd6d → #000000
#bfdd6d → #87dd6d
#bfdd6d → #728441
#bfdd6d → #ddc36d

How #bfdd6d looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #bfdd6d 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 #bfdd6d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Chinese green (#bfdd6d)

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

#bfdd6dmight 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.

#bfdd6d 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#bfdd6d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#bfdd6d 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 #bfdd6d
Java new Color(191, 221, 109);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 191, 221, 109);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:191 green:221 blue:109 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(191f, 221f, 109f);
Swift UIColor(red:191, green:221, blue:109, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6dddbf
Python Color('#bfdd6d')

Base Conversions of hex color #bfdd6d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bfdd6d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12574061 while the individual RGB conversions are: 191, 221, 109.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111111 11011101 01101101
Hex bf dd 6d
Octal 277 335 155
Decimal 191 221 109

#bfdd6d Icons

If you're considering using #bfdd6d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Chinese green (#bfdd6d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #bfdd6d 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 #bfdd6d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bfdd6d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bfdd6d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bfdd6d background.
This text is hex color #bfdd6d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bfdd6d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bfdd6d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bfdd6d and white (#ffffff) background.