Faux-Golden brown (#9a581c) color information

Hex color #9a581c looks similar to "Golden brown" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "dark orange". When people from western culture see this color, Golden brown (#9a581c), used in advertising materials, they might associate it with warmth, having confidence, pleasure, technology, and health care. Shades of "dark orange". typically aren't associated with travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Golden brown (#9a581c)

#9a581c is made up of (154, 88, 28) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 42.86, 81.82, 39.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10115100 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996633. White should be used ontop of #9a581c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9a581c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9a581c luma #100.87
Websafe hex #996633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(154, 88, 28) Adobe RGB (138.00, 89.00, 39.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 35%, 11%) Closest named color Golden brown
rgba rgba(154.0, 88.0, 28.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 17.90, 20.15)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 42.86, 81.82, 39.61) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 22.09, 43.44)
hsv hsv(29.39, 69.01, 35.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 48.73, 63.05)
hsb hsb(29.39, 81.67, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 51.92, 37.70)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Golden brown (#9a581c)

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" #9a581c and the second color is called the "compliment" #1c5c99.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Golden brown (#9a581c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9a581c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #1c5c99.

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 (#9a581c)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 (#9a581c)

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 (#9a581c)

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.

Faux-Golden brown (#9a581c)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #9a581c, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Golden brown (#9a581c)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #9a581c, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #9a581c

When you combine pure gray with this color, #9a581c, tones are produced.

#9a581c 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 #9a581c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9a581c → #1c5c99
#9a581c → #b88a60
#9a581c → #ffffff
#9a581c → #99961c
#9a581c → #5c3410
#9a581c → #991c1e

#9a581c in different lighting conditions

Seeing #9a581c 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 #9a581c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Golden brown (#9a581c)

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

#9a581cmight 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-Golden brown (#9a581c)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9a581c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#9a581c 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 #9a581c
Java new Color(154, 88, 28);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 154, 88, 28);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:154 green:88 blue:28 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(154f, 88f, 28f);
Swift UIColor(red:154, green:88, blue:28, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1c589a
Python Color('#9a581c')

Base Conversions of hex color #9a581c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9a581c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10115100 while the individual RGB conversions are: 154, 88, 28.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011010 01011000 00011100
Hex 9a 58 1c
Octal 232 130 34
Decimal 154 88 28

Icons incorporating the color #9a581c

If you're considering using #9a581c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9a581c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9a581c 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 #9a581c on a solid black (#000000) background.
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This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9a581c background.
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This text is hex color #9a581c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9a581c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9a581c and white (#ffffff) background.