Faux-Light brown (#ad6915) color information

Hex color #ad6915 almost matches the color named "Light brown" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Light brown (#ad6915), in branding, they might associate it with excitement and enthusiasm, being encouraged to participate, pleasure, playgrounds or fun environments, and technology. Colors labeled as "dark orange" are rarely tied to travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Light brown (#ad6915)

#ad6915 is made up of (173, 105, 21) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 39.31, 87.86, 32.16) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11364629 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996600. White should be used ontop of #ad6915 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ad6915. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ad6915 luma #115.74
Websafe hex #996600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(173, 105, 21) Adobe RGB (154.00, 106.00, 33.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(68%, 41%, 8%) Closest named color Light brown
rgba rgba(173.0, 105.0, 21.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (43.59, 16.40, 24.98)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 39.31, 87.86, 32.16) CIE-L*ab (50.69, 19.55, 54.57)
hsv hsv(33.00, 78.95, 38.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (50.69, 57.97, 70.29)
hsb hsb(33.00, 88.24, 68.00) CIE-L*uv (50.69, 53.14, 47.97)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Light brown (#ad6915)

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" #ad6915 and the second color is called the "compliment" #1459ad.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Light brown (#ad6915)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ad6915 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #1459ad.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Light brown (#ad6915)

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-Light brown (#ad6915)

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-Light brown (#ad6915)

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 shades of #ad6915

When you combine pure white with this color, #ad6915, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #ad6915

Darker shades are produced by blending #ad6915 with black

Tones of #ad6915

Tones of #ad6915 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #ad6915

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 #ad6915 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ad6915 → #1459ad
#ad6915 → #c5965b
#ad6915 → #ffffff
#ad6915 → #a5ad14
#ad6915 → #673f0c
#ad6915 → #ad1c14

Faux-Light brown (#ad6915) in different environments

Seeing #ad6915 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 #ad6915 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Light brown (#ad6915)

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

#ad6915might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #ad6915

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ad6915. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #ad6915

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 #ad6915
Java new Color(173, 105, 21);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 173, 105, 21);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:173 green:105 blue:21 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(173f, 105f, 21f);
Swift UIColor(red:173, green:105, blue:21, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1569ad
Python Color('#ad6915')

Base Conversions of hex color #ad6915

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ad6915. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11364629 while the individual RGB conversions are: 173, 105, 21.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101101 01101001 00010101
Hex ad 69 15
Octal 255 151 25
Decimal 173 105 21

#ad6915 Icons

If you're considering using #ad6915 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Light brown (#ad6915) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ad6915 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 #ad6915 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ad6915 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ad6915 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ad6915 background.
This text is hex color #ad6915 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ad6915 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ad6915 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ad6915 and white (#ffffff) background.