The neon green color guide.
Learn the meaning behind this bright hue and how to use it in your next project.
Neon green is a color that demands attention. It’s bright, bold, and energizing. For many designers, it will evoke memories of funky, psychedelic designs of the ’60s and ’70s. For more information on the meaning of this bold hue and how you can use it in your next project, keep reading.
What does the color “neon green” mean?
Neon green is very similar to other shades of bright green, like lime green. Its brightness and vibrancy mean that it’s often associated with vitality and excitement. That makes it the kind of color you use when you want to add energy to your design.
The neon green hex code is #39FF14, and its RGB values are R: 57, G: 255, B: 20.
Neon green color variations and pairings.
Neon green is very bold, so pairing it with other colors can be tricky. If you’re looking for a design that’s bright and eye-catching, you can pair it with other bold primary colors like electric blues. If you want to use neon green as an accent color, you can pair it with pinks in the red-violet range, complementing the hints of red in its base.
If you’re looking for a different shade that’s similar to neon green, check out these similar hues:
- Green (#00FF00)
- Seafoam Green (#98FF98)
- Yellow Green (#9ACD32)
- Forest Green (#228B22)
- Lime Green (#32CD32)
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