Faux-Deep puce (#a56069) color information

The hexidecimal color, #a56069, looks similar to "Deep puce" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Deep puce (#a56069), used in media, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #a56069

#a56069 is made up of (165, 96, 105) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 41.82, 36.36, 35.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10838121 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996666. White should be used ontop of #a56069 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a56069. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a56069 luma #117.55
Websafe hex #996666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(165, 96, 105) Adobe RGB (147.00, 101.00, 102.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 38%, 41%) Closest named color Deep puce
rgba rgba(165.0, 96.0, 105.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (42.43, 20.91, 6.67)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 41.82, 36.36, 35.29) CIE-L*ab (49.50, 24.68, 9.63)
hsv hsv(353.33, 27.84, 51.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (49.50, 26.49, 21.32)
hsb hsb(353.33, 41.54, 65.00) CIE-L*uv (49.50, 40.72, 7.96)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Deep puce (#a56069)

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" #a56069 and the second color is called the "compliment" #60a59d.

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-Deep puce (#a56069)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a56069 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #60a59d.

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-Deep puce (#a56069)

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-Deep puce (#a56069)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Deep puce (#a56069)

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 variations of #a56069

Lighter shades are produced by blending #a56069 with white

Faux-Deep puce (#a56069)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #a56069 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #a56069

When you combine pure gray with this color, #a56069, tones are produced.

Faux-Deep puce (#a56069) 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 #a56069 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a56069 → #60a59d
#a56069 → #c08f96
#a56069 → #ffffff
#a56069 → #a57b60
#a56069 → #63393f
#a56069 → #a5608b

#a56069 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #a56069 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 #a56069 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #a56069

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

#a56069might 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.

#a56069 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#a56069. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a56069 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 #a56069
Java new Color(165, 96, 105);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 165, 96, 105);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:165 green:96 blue:105 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(165f, 96f, 105f);
Swift UIColor(red:165, green:96, blue:105, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6960a5
Python Color('#a56069')

Base Conversions of hex color #a56069

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a56069. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10838121 while the individual RGB conversions are: 165, 96, 105.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100101 01100000 01101001
Hex a5 60 69
Octal 245 140 151
Decimal 165 96 105

#a56069 Icons

If you're considering using #a56069 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Deep puce (#a56069) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a56069 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 #a56069 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a56069 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a56069 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a56069 background.
This text is hex color #a56069 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a56069 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a56069 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a56069 and white (#ffffff) background.