Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9032 Stay in Lime (#a6a359) color information

Hex color #a6a359 is a variation of "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9032 Stay in Lime" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light brown". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9032 Stay in Lime (#a6a359), in advertisements, they might associate it with simplicity, serious, something stand-out, clothing, and longevity. This color isn't popular for travel.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9032 Stay in Lime (#a6a359)

#a6a359 is made up of (166, 163, 89) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 1.81, 46.39, 34.90) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10920793 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999966. White should be used ontop of #a6a359 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a6a359. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a6a359 luma #155.37
Websafe hex #999966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(166, 163, 89) Adobe RGB (165.00, 161.00, 95.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 64%, 35%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9032 Stay in Lime
rgba rgba(166.0, 163.0, 89.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (59.16, -6.95, 24.05)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 1.81, 46.39, 34.90) CIE-L*ab (65.75, -8.19, 37.65)
hsv hsv(58.00, 30.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (65.75, 38.53, 102.27)
hsb hsb(58.00, 46.15, 65.00) CIE-L*uv (65.75, 7.25, 47.69)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9032 Stay in Lime (#a6a359)

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" #a6a359 and the second color is called the "compliment" #595ba5.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9032 Stay in Lime (#a6a359)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a6a359 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #595ba5.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9032 Stay in Lime (#a6a359)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9032 Stay in Lime (#a6a359)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9032 Stay in Lime (#a6a359)

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 #a6a359

When you combine pure white with this color, #a6a359, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #a6a359

Darker shades of #a6a359 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #a6a359

Tones are produced by blending #a6a359 with gray

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9032 Stay in Lime (#a6a359) 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 #a6a359 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a6a359 → #595ba5
#a6a359 → #c0be8a
#a6a359 → #ffffff
#a6a359 → #82a559
#a6a359 → #636135
#a6a359 → #a57c59

How #a6a359 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a6a359 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 #a6a359 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9032 Stay in Lime (#a6a359)

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

#a6a359might 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.

#a6a359 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#a6a359. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a6a359 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 #a6a359
Java new Color(166, 163, 89);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 166, 163, 89);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:166 green:163 blue:89 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(166f, 163f, 89f);
Swift UIColor(red:166, green:163, blue:89, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $59a3a6
Python Color('#a6a359')

Base Conversions of hex color #a6a359

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a6a359. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10920793 while the individual RGB conversions are: 166, 163, 89.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100110 10100011 01011001
Hex a6 a3 59
Octal 246 243 131
Decimal 166 163 89

Icons incorporating the color #a6a359

If you're considering using #a6a359 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a6a359 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a6a359 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 #a6a359 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a6a359 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a6a359 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a6a359 background.
This text is hex color #a6a359 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a6a359 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a6a359 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a6a359 and white (#ffffff) background.