Faux-Cafe au lait (#a57f58) color information

Hex color #a57f58 greatly resembles "Cafe au lait" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Cafe au lait (#a57f58), used in advertisements, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Cafe au lait (#a57f58)

#a57f58 is made up of (165, 127, 88) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 23.03, 46.67, 35.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10846040 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996666. White should be used ontop of #a57f58 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a57f58. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a57f58 luma #133.83
Websafe hex #996666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(165, 127, 88) Adobe RGB (154.00, 126.00, 92.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 50%, 35%) Closest named color Cafe au lait
rgba rgba(165.0, 127.0, 88.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, 8.10, 16.50)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 23.03, 46.67, 35.29) CIE-L*ab (56.09, 9.64, 25.81)
hsv hsv(30.00, 30.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 27.55, 69.52)
hsb hsb(30.00, 46.15, 65.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, 27.71, 29.97)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Cafe au lait (#a57f58)

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" #a57f58 and the second color is called the "compliment" #597fa5.

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-Cafe au lait (#a57f58)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a57f58 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #597fa5.

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-Cafe au lait (#a57f58)

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-Cafe au lait (#a57f58)

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-Cafe au lait (#a57f58)

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-Cafe au lait (#a57f58)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #a57f58, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Cafe au lait (#a57f58)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #a57f58, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #a57f58

When you combine pure gray with this color, #a57f58, tones are produced.

#a57f58 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 #a57f58 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a57f58 → #597fa5
#a57f58 → #c0a58a
#a57f58 → #ffffff
#a57f58 → #a5a559
#a57f58 → #634c34
#a57f58 → #a55959

#a57f58 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #a57f58 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 #a57f58 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Cafe au lait (#a57f58)

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

#a57f58might 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-Cafe au lait (#a57f58)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a57f58. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a57f58 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 #a57f58
Java new Color(165, 127, 88);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 165, 127, 88);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:165 green:127 blue:88 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(165f, 127f, 88f);
Swift UIColor(red:165, green:127, blue:88, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $587fa5
Python Color('#a57f58')

Base Conversions of hex color #a57f58

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a57f58. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10846040 while the individual RGB conversions are: 165, 127, 88.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100101 01111111 01011000
Hex a5 7f 58
Octal 245 177 130
Decimal 165 127 88

#a57f58 Icons

If you're considering using #a57f58 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Cafe au lait (#a57f58) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a57f58 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 #a57f58 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a57f58 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a57f58 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a57f58 background.
This text is hex color #a57f58 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a57f58 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a57f58 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a57f58 and white (#ffffff) background.