Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6409 Edgy Gold (#aa955f) color information

#aa955f is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6409 Edgy Gold" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light brown". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6409 Edgy Gold (#aa955f), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being natural, serious, something competitive, argiculture, and longevity. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for technology. Cunard and Georgia Southern University use this color in their branding.

#aa955f Breakdown

#aa955f is made up of (170, 149, 95) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 12.35, 44.12, 33.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11179359 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999966. White should be used ontop of #aa955f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #aa955f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #aa955f luma #149.03
Websafe hex #999966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(170, 149, 95) Adobe RGB (161.00, 149.00, 97.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(67%, 58%, 37%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6409 Edgy Gold
rgba rgba(170.0, 149.0, 95.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (55.68, -1.51, 20.74)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 12.35, 44.12, 33.33) CIE-L*ab (62.51, -1.79, 32.06)
hsv hsv(42.00, 31.25, 52.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (62.51, 32.11, 93.20)
hsb hsb(42.00, 44.78, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (62.51, 14.12, 40.05)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6409 Edgy Gold (#aa955f)

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" #aa955f and the second color is called the "compliment" #5e75aa.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6409 Edgy Gold (#aa955f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #aa955f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #5e75aa.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6409 Edgy Gold (#aa955f)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6409 Edgy Gold (#aa955f)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6409 Edgy Gold (#aa955f)

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 #aa955f

Lighter shades of #aa955f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #aa955f

Darker shades of #aa955f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #aa955f

Tones of #aa955f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6409 Edgy Gold (#aa955f) 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 #aa955f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#aa955f → #5e75aa
#aa955f → #c3b48f
#aa955f → #ffffff
#aa955f → #9baa5e
#aa955f → #665939
#aa955f → #aa6d5e

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6409 Edgy Gold (#aa955f) in different environments

Seeing #aa955f 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 #aa955f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#aa955f 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.

#aa955fmight 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.

#aa955f 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#aa955f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#aa955f 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 #aa955f
Java new Color(170, 149, 95);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 170, 149, 95);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:170 green:149 blue:95 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(170f, 149f, 95f);
Swift UIColor(red:170, green:149, blue:95, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5f95aa
Python Color('#aa955f')

Base Conversions of hex color #aa955f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #aa955f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11179359 while the individual RGB conversions are: 170, 149, 95.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101010 10010101 01011111
Hex aa 95 5f
Octal 252 225 137
Decimal 170 149 95

#aa955f Icons

If you're considering using #aa955f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6409 Edgy Gold (#aa955f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #aa955f 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 #aa955f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #aa955f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #aa955f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #aa955f background.
This text is hex color #aa955f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #aa955f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #aa955f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #aa955f and white (#ffffff) background.