It can be created by mixing blue with green into a white base, or deepened as needed with black or gray.The complementary color of teal is maroon. It is also one of the initial group of 16 HTML/CSS web colors formulated in 1987.
The first recorded use of teal as a color name in English was in 1917.
Teal was a fad color during the 1990s, with, among others, many sports teams adopting the color for their uniforms.
The “orange and teal look” is a trend in 21st-century filmmaking, in which scenes are color graded to emphasize these two complementary colors. Some of the most orange and blue films of the past 15 years: the Transformers series.