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A comprehensive guide to hex color #5c5c00

About hex color #5c5c00 - near-Violin Brown

Hex color #5c5c00 is very close to "Violin Brown". It's described as "brown". When people from western culture see brown in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being natural, rugged, something stand-out, clothing, and conservation. It's rarely tied to travel. Booking.com is using a color close to Violin Brown in their branding. (Explore brands using Violin Brown).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #5c5c00 is created using 36.1% red, 36.1% green, and 0% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 100% yellow, and 63.9% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
36.1%
 
36.1%
 
0%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
0%
 
100%
63.9%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#5c5c00 is made up of R: 92, G: 92, B: 0 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:0, Y:100, K:63.92 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6052864 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666600. Its closest named color is "Violin Brown". White should be used ontop of #5c5c00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #5c5c00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #5c5c00
Websafe hex #666600
rgb 92, 92, 0
rgb percent (%) 35.94%, 35.94%, 0%
rgba R: 92, G: 92, B: 0, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:0, Y:100, K:63.92
hsv 60, 100, 18.04
hsb 60, 100, 36.08
luma 81.512
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 92, 92, 22
Closest named color Violin Brown
Hunter-Lab 31.51, -6.89, 18.23
CIE-L*ab 37.72, -10.23, 44.86
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 37.72, 46.01, 102.85
CIE-L*uv 37.72, 2.99, 41.46°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #5c5c00. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #5c5c00 and the second color is called the "compliment" #00005c.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!

#00005c
#5c5c00

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #5c5c00 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00005c.

Design Tip: 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.

#2e005c
#5c5c00
#002e5c

Triadic

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

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

#5c005c
#5c5c00
#005c5c

Tetradic

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Design Tip: The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

#5c0000
#00005c
#005c5c
#5c5c00

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

#5c2e00
#5c5c00
#2e5c00

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #5c5c00: "more masculine than feminine".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #5c5c00 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #5c5c00 with black #000000.

#121200
#1b1b00
#242400
#2e2e00
#373700
#404000
#494900
#525200

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #5c5c00 with white #FFFFFF.

#7c7c33
#8c8c4c
#9d9d66
#adad7f
#bdbd99
#ceceb2
#dedecc
#eeeee5

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #5c5c00 with gray #808080.

#787866
#757559
#71714c
#6e6e40
#6a6a33
#666626
#636319
#5f5f0c

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 #5c5c00 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #5c5c00 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 #5c5c00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #5c5c00 appears as #5b5c18 when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #505e34 when in white fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #5c5c00

#5c5c00 might 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.

Violin Brown
Dark bronze (Coin)
Bronze yellow
Antique bronze
Field drab
Pineapple
Pullman Brown (UPS Brown)
Army green

Furthest named colors to #5c5c00

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #5c5c00. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

White
Baby powder
Lotion
Snow
Tooth
Ghost white
Azure mist
Milk

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #5c5c00, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Booking.com uses the color #666000

#003580
#666000
#009fe3
#f2f6fa
#feba02
   
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #5c5c00
Java new Color(92, 92, 0)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 92, 92, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.3608 green:0.3608 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.3608f, 0.3608f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.3608, green:0.3608, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $005C5C
Python Color('#5c5c00')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #5c5c00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6052864 while the individual RGB conversions are: 92, 92, 0.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary010111000101110000000000
Hex5c5c00
Octal1341340
Decimal92920

If you're considering using #5c5c00 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #5c5c00 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #5c5c00 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #5c5c00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #5c5c00 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #5c5c00 background.

This text is hex color #5c5c00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #5c5c00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #5c5c00 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #5c5c00 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #5c5c00.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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