Faux-Gamboge orange (brown) (#a26a00) color information

#a26a00 is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Gamboge orange (brown)" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Gamboge orange (brown) (#a26a00), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: excitement and enthusiasm, friendliness, being centrally-located, playgrounds or fun environments, and the home. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance and wealth.

#a26a00 Breakdown

#a26a00 is made up of (162, 106, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 34.57, 100.00, 36.47) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10643968 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996600. White should be used ontop of #a26a00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a26a00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a26a00 luma #110.66
Websafe hex #996600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(162, 106, 0) Adobe RGB (147.00, 106.00, 14.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(64%, 42%, 0%) Closest named color Gamboge orange (brown)
rgba rgba(162.0, 106.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (42.43, 12.36, 25.54)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 34.57, 100.00, 36.47) CIE-L*ab (49.50, 15.08, 60.15)
hsv hsv(39.38, 100.00, 32.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (49.50, 62.01, 75.93)
hsb hsb(39.38, 100.00, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (49.50, 46.61, 50.81)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Gamboge orange (brown) (#a26a00)

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" #a26a00 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0039a3.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Gamboge orange (brown) (#a26a00)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a26a00 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0039a3.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Gamboge orange (brown) (#a26a00)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Gamboge orange (brown) (#a26a00)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Gamboge orange (brown) (#a26a00)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter variations of #a26a00

Lighter shades of #a26a00 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #a26a00

Darker shades of #a26a00 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #a26a00

Tones of #a26a00 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Gamboge orange (brown) (#a26a00) 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 #a26a00 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a26a00 → #0039a3
#a26a00 → #bd964c
#a26a00 → #ffffff
#a26a00 → #8aa300
#a26a00 → #613f00
#a26a00 → #a31800

Faux-Gamboge orange (brown) (#a26a00) in different environments

Seeing #a26a00 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 #a26a00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#a26a00 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.

#a26a00might 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.

#a26a00 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#a26a00. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a26a00 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 #a26a00
Java new Color(162, 106, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 162, 106, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:162 green:106 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(162f, 106f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:162, green:106, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $006aa2
Python Color('#a26a00')

Base Conversions of hex color #a26a00

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a26a00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10643968 while the individual RGB conversions are: 162, 106, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100010 01101010 00000000
Hex a2 6a 00
Octal 242 152 0
Decimal 162 106 0

#a26a00 Icons

If you're considering using #a26a00 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Gamboge orange (brown) (#a26a00) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a26a00 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 #a26a00 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a26a00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a26a00 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a26a00 background.
This text is hex color #a26a00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a26a00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a26a00 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a26a00 and white (#ffffff) background.