Faux-Golden brown (#9a5815) color information

#9a5815 is the hex color code that is related to "Golden brown" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark orange". When people from western culture see this color, Golden brown (#9a5815), used in media, they may think of some of these attributes: warmth, being encouraged to participate, being centrally-located, technology, and technology. This color isn't popular for finance and wealth.

#9a5815 Breakdown

#9a5815 is made up of (154, 88, 21) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 42.86, 86.36, 39.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10115093 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996600. White should be used ontop of #9a5815 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9a5815. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9a5815 luma #100.08
Websafe hex #996600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(154, 88, 21) Adobe RGB (138.00, 89.00, 25.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 35%, 8%) Closest named color Golden brown
rgba rgba(154.0, 88.0, 21.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 17.90, 21.79)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 42.86, 86.36, 39.61) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 22.09, 51.08)
hsv hsv(31.15, 76.47, 34.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 55.65, 66.61)
hsb hsb(31.15, 86.67, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 54.06, 41.65)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Golden brown (#9a5815)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #9a5815 while the second is the "compliment" #145499.

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.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Golden brown (#9a5815)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9a5815 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #145499.

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.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Golden brown (#9a5815)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Golden brown (#9a5815)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Golden brown (#9a5815)

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.

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

Lighter shades of #9a5815

Lighter shades of #9a5815 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Golden brown (#9a5815)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #9a5815 with black

Faux-Golden brown (#9a5815)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #9a5815, tones are produced.

Gradients including #9a5815

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 #9a5815 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9a5815 → #145499
#9a5815 → #b88a5b
#9a5815 → #ffffff
#9a5815 → #969914
#9a5815 → #5c340c
#9a5815 → #991614

#9a5815 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #9a5815 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 #9a5815 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#9a5815 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.

#9a5815might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #9a5815

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9a5815. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #9a5815

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 #9a5815
Java new Color(154, 88, 21);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 154, 88, 21);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:154 green:88 blue:21 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(154f, 88f, 21f);
Swift UIColor(red:154, green:88, blue:21, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $15589a
Python Color('#9a5815')

Base Conversions of hex color #9a5815

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9a5815. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10115093 while the individual RGB conversions are: 154, 88, 21.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011010 01011000 00010101
Hex 9a 58 15
Octal 232 130 25
Decimal 154 88 21

Icons incorporating the color #9a5815

If you're considering using #9a5815 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9a5815 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9a5815 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 #9a5815 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9a5815 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9a5815 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9a5815 background.
This text is hex color #9a5815 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9a5815 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9a5815 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9a5815 and white (#ffffff) background.