Faux-Gold (#a58400) color information

Hex color #a58400 is a variation of "Gold" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark yellow". When people spot this color, Gold (#a58400), in advertising materials, they might associate it with feelings of cheerfulness, having their attention grabbed, self-esteem, energy, and being center-of-attention. Shades of "dark yellow". typically aren't associated with technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Gold (#a58400)

#a58400 is made up of (165, 132, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 20.00, 100.00, 35.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10847232 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999900. White should be used ontop of #a58400 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a58400. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a58400 luma #126.82
Websafe hex #999900 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(165, 132, 0) Adobe RGB (155.00, 133.00, 37.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 52%, 0%) Closest named color Gold
rgba rgba(165.0, 132.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.00, 0.86, 28.59)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 20.00, 100.00, 35.29) CIE-L*ab (57.08, 1.05, 59.51)
hsv hsv(48.00, 100.00, 32.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (57.08, 59.52, 88.99)
hsb hsb(48.00, 100.00, 65.00) CIE-L*uv (57.08, 26.52, 58.70)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Gold (#a58400)

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" #a58400 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0021a5.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Gold (#a58400)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a58400 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0021a5.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Gold (#a58400)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Gold (#a58400)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Gold (#a58400)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #a58400

When you combine pure white with this color, #a58400, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #a58400

Darker shades of #a58400 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #a58400

Tones are produced by blending #a58400 with gray

Faux-Gold (#a58400) 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 #a58400 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a58400 → #0021a5
#a58400 → #c0a84c
#a58400 → #ffffff
#a58400 → #74a500
#a58400 → #634f00
#a58400 → #a53100

How #a58400 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a58400 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 #a58400 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Gold (#a58400)

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

#a58400might 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.

#a58400 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#a58400. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a58400 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 #a58400
Java new Color(165, 132, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 165, 132, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:165 green:132 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(165f, 132f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:165, green:132, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0084a5
Python Color('#a58400')

Base Conversions of hex color #a58400

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a58400. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10847232 while the individual RGB conversions are: 165, 132, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100101 10000100 00000000
Hex a5 84 00
Octal 245 204 0
Decimal 165 132 0

Icons incorporating the color #a58400

If you're considering using #a58400 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a58400 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a58400 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 #a58400 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a58400 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a58400 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a58400 background.
This text is hex color #a58400 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a58400 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a58400 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a58400 and white (#ffffff) background.