Golden brown (#996515) color information

The hexidecimal color, #996515, is named "Golden brown". It's labeled as "dark orange". When people spot this color, Golden brown (#996515), in brand logos, they might associate it with caution or skepticism, friendliness, pleasure, health care, and the home. This color isn't popular for travel.

Breakdown of Golden brown (#996515)

#996515 is made up of (153, 101, 21) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 33.99, 86.27, 40.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10052885 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996600. White should be used ontop of #996515 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #996515. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #996515 luma #107.41
Websafe hex #996600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(153, 101, 21) Adobe RGB (140.00, 100.00, 37.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 40%, 8%) Closest named color Golden brown
rgba rgba(153.0, 101.0, 21.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 12.66, 22.20)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 33.99, 86.27, 40.00) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 15.69, 48.17)
hsv hsv(36.92, 76.47, 34.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 50.66, 71.96)
hsb hsb(36.92, 86.67, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, 43.86, 43.35)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Golden brown (#996515)

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" #996515 and the second color is called the "compliment" #144999.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Golden brown (#996515)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #996515 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #144999.

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

Triadic Colors of Golden brown (#996515)

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 Golden brown (#996515)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Golden brown (#996515)

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.

Lighter variations of #996515

When you combine pure white with this color, #996515, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #996515

Darker shades of #996515 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #996515

Tones are produced by blending #996515 with gray

Golden brown (#996515) 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 #996515 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#996515 → #144999
#996515 → #b7935b
#996515 → #ffffff
#996515 → #8b9914
#996515 → #5b3c0c
#996515 → #992114

How #996515 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #996515 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 #996515 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Golden brown (#996515)

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

#996515might 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.

#996515 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#996515. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#996515 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 #996515
Java new Color(153, 101, 21);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 153, 101, 21);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:153 green:101 blue:21 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(153f, 101f, 21f);
Swift UIColor(red:153, green:101, blue:21, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $156599
Python Color('#996515')

Base Conversions of hex color #996515

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #996515. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10052885 while the individual RGB conversions are: 153, 101, 21.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011001 01100101 00010101
Hex 99 65 15
Octal 231 145 25
Decimal 153 101 21

Icons incorporating the color #996515

If you're considering using #996515 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #996515 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #996515 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 #996515 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #996515 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #996515 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #996515 background.
This text is hex color #996515 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #996515 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #996515 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #996515 and white (#ffffff) background.