Faux-Tea green (#cafab3) color information

The hexidecimal color, #cafab3, is related to "Tea green" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very light gray". When people from western culture see this color, Tea green (#cafab3), used in designs, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Shades of "very light gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #cafab3

#cafab3 is made up of (202, 250, 179) in RGB colorspace and (19.20, 0.00, 28.40, 1.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13302451 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccffcc. Black should be used ontop of #cafab3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cafab3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cafab3 luma #227.38
Websafe hex #ccffcc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(202, 250, 179) Adobe RGB (214.00, 250.00, 181.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(79%, 98%, 70%) Closest named color Tea green
rgba rgba(202.0, 250.0, 179.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (91.65, -27.38, 24.49)
cmyk cmyk(19.20, 0.00, 28.40, 1.96) CIE-L*ab (93.45, -29.01, 29.43)
hsv hsv(100.74, 87.50, 84.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (93.45, 41.32, 134.59)
hsb hsb(100.74, 28.57, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (93.45, -25.24, 47.02)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Tea green (#cafab3)

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" #cafab3 and the second color is called the "compliment" #e2b2f9.

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-Tea green (#cafab3)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cafab3 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e2b2f9.

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-Tea green (#cafab3)

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-Tea green (#cafab3)

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-Tea green (#cafab3)

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 #cafab3

Lighter shades are produced by blending #cafab3 with white

Faux-Tea green (#cafab3)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #cafab3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #cafab3

When you combine pure gray with this color, #cafab3, tones are produced.

Faux-Tea green (#cafab3) 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 #cafab3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cafab3 → #e2b2f9
#cafab3 → #d9fbc9
#cafab3 → #000000
#cafab3 → #b2f9be
#cafab3 → #79966b
#cafab3 → #eef9b2

#cafab3 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #cafab3 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 #cafab3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #cafab3

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

#cafab3might 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.

#cafab3 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#cafab3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#cafab3 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 #cafab3
Java new Color(202, 250, 179);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 202, 250, 179);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:202 green:250 blue:179 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(202f, 250f, 179f);
Swift UIColor(red:202, green:250, blue:179, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b3faca
Python Color('#cafab3')

Base Conversions of hex color #cafab3

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cafab3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13302451 while the individual RGB conversions are: 202, 250, 179.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001010 11111010 10110011
Hex ca fa b3
Octal 312 372 263
Decimal 202 250 179

Icons incorporating the color #cafab3

If you're considering using #cafab3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cafab3 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #cafab3 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 #cafab3 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cafab3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cafab3 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cafab3 background.
This text is hex color #cafab3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cafab3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cafab3 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cafab3 and white (#ffffff) background.