Faux-Christmas brown (#422509) color information

#422509 is the hex color code that is a variation of "Christmas brown" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very dark orange". When people spot this color, Christmas brown (#422509), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: caution or skepticism, having confidence, being centrally-located, health care, and health care. Colors labeled as "very dark orange" are rarely tied to finance and wealth.

#422509 Breakdown

#422509 is made up of (66, 37, 9) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 43.94, 86.36, 74.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4334857 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333300. White should be used ontop of #422509 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #422509. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #422509 luma #42.47
Websafe hex #333300 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(66, 37, 9) Adobe RGB (60.00, 50.00, 27.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(26%, 15%, 4%) Closest named color Christmas brown
rgba rgba(66.0, 37.0, 9.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 1.56, 8.06)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 43.94, 86.36, 74.12) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 2.65, 20.26)
hsv hsv(30.00, 73.33, 15.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 20.43, 82.55)
hsb hsb(30.00, 84.62, 26.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, 9.76, 15.91)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Christmas brown (#422509)

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" #422509 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0a2642.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Christmas brown (#422509)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #422509 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0a2642.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Christmas brown (#422509)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Christmas brown (#422509)

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-Christmas brown (#422509)

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.

Faux-Christmas brown (#422509)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #422509 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #422509

When you combine pure black with this color, #422509, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #422509

Tones are produced by blending #422509 with gray

#422509 in 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 #422509 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#422509 → #0a2642
#422509 → #7a6652
#422509 → #ffffff
#422509 → #42420a
#422509 → #271605
#422509 → #420a0a

How #422509 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #422509 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 #422509 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#422509 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#422509might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Christmas brown (#422509)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#422509. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#422509 in programming

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 #422509
Java new Color(66, 37, 9);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 66, 37, 9);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:66 green:37 blue:9 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(66f, 37f, 9f);
Swift UIColor(red:66, green:37, blue:9, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $092542
Python Color('#422509')

Base Conversions of hex color #422509

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #422509. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4334857 while the individual RGB conversions are: 66, 37, 9.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01000010 00100101 00001001
Hex 42 25 09
Octal 102 45 11
Decimal 66 37 9

#422509 Icons

If you're considering using #422509 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Christmas brown (#422509) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #422509 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 #422509 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #422509 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #422509 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #422509 background.
This text is hex color #422509 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #422509 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #422509 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #422509 and white (#ffffff) background.