[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6717 Lime Rickey (#afb96a) color information

Hex color #afb96a is synonymous with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6717 Lime Rickey". The color is categorized as "light brown". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6717 Lime Rickey (#afb96a), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: durability, rugged, something competitive, transportation and cars, and outdoors. Colors labeled as "light brown" are rarely tied to technology.

#afb96a Breakdown

#afb96a is made up of (175, 185, 106) in RGB colorspace and (5.41, 0.00, 42.70, 27.45) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11516266 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cc66. White should be used ontop of #afb96a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #afb96a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #afb96a luma #172.90
Websafe hex #99cc66 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(175, 185, 106) Adobe RGB (177.00, 183.00, 112.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(69%, 73%, 42%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6717 Lime Rickey
rgba rgba(175.0, 185.0, 106.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (67.08, -12.90, 25.70)
cmyk cmyk(5.41, 0.00, 42.70, 27.45) CIE-L*ab (72.89, -14.81, 37.71)
hsv hsv(67.77, 36.47, 57.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (72.89, 40.51, 111.44)
hsb hsb(67.77, 42.47, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (72.89, -1.86, 50.76)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6717 Lime Rickey (#afb96a)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #afb96a while the second is the "compliment" #746bba.

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 Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6717 Lime Rickey (#afb96a)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #afb96a is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #746bba.

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6717 Lime Rickey (#afb96a)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6717 Lime Rickey (#afb96a)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6717 Lime Rickey (#afb96a)

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.

Lighter shades of #afb96a

Lighter shades of #afb96a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6717 Lime Rickey (#afb96a)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #afb96a with black

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6717 Lime Rickey (#afb96a)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #afb96a, tones are produced.

Gradients including #afb96a

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 #afb96a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#afb96a → #746bba
#afb96a → #c7ce96
#afb96a → #ffffff
#afb96a → #89ba6b
#afb96a → #696f3f
#afb96a → #ba9b6b

#afb96a in different lighting conditions

Seeing #afb96a 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 #afb96a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#afb96a 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.

#afb96amight 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 #afb96a

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#afb96a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #afb96a

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 #afb96a
Java new Color(175, 185, 106);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 175, 185, 106);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:175 green:185 blue:106 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(175f, 185f, 106f);
Swift UIColor(red:175, green:185, blue:106, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6ab9af
Python Color('#afb96a')

Base Conversions of hex color #afb96a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #afb96a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11516266 while the individual RGB conversions are: 175, 185, 106.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101111 10111001 01101010
Hex af b9 6a
Octal 257 271 152
Decimal 175 185 106

#afb96a Icons

If you're considering using #afb96a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6717 Lime Rickey (#afb96a) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #afb96a 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 #afb96a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #afb96a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #afb96a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #afb96a background.
This text is hex color #afb96a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #afb96a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #afb96a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #afb96a and white (#ffffff) background.