Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6370 Saucy Gold (#b96f3b) color information

Hex color #b96f3b is close to the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6370 Saucy Gold" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark orange". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6370 Saucy Gold (#b96f3b), in designs, they might associate it with caution or skepticism, friendliness, pleasure, health care, and the home. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6370 Saucy Gold (#b96f3b)

#b96f3b is made up of (185, 111, 59) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 40.00, 68.11, 27.45) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12152635 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6633. White should be used ontop of #b96f3b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b96f3b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b96f3b luma #127.14
Websafe hex #cc6633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(185, 111, 59) Adobe RGB (169.00, 109.00, 64.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(73%, 44%, 23%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6370 Saucy Gold
rgba rgba(185.0, 111.0, 59.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 23.54, 22.26)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 40.00, 68.11, 27.45) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 26.84, 40.62)
hsv hsv(25.20, 52.08, 48.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 48.69, 56.54)
hsb hsb(25.20, 68.49, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, 61.72, 38.96)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6370 Saucy Gold (#b96f3b)

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" #b96f3b while the second is the "compliment" #3a85ba.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6370 Saucy Gold (#b96f3b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b96f3b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #3a85ba.

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 6370 Saucy Gold (#b96f3b)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 6370 Saucy Gold (#b96f3b)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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 6370 Saucy Gold (#b96f3b)

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 #b96f3b

When you combine pure white with this color, #b96f3b, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #b96f3b

Darker shades of #b96f3b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6370 Saucy Gold (#b96f3b)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #b96f3b with gray

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6370 Saucy Gold (#b96f3b) 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 #b96f3b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b96f3b → #3a85ba
#b96f3b → #ce9a75
#b96f3b → #ffffff
#b96f3b → #baaf3a
#b96f3b → #6f4223
#b96f3b → #ba3a45

How #b96f3b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #b96f3b 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 #b96f3b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6370 Saucy Gold (#b96f3b)

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

#b96f3bmight 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.

#b96f3b 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#b96f3b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b96f3b 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 #b96f3b
Java new Color(185, 111, 59);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 185, 111, 59);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:185 green:111 blue:59 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(185f, 111f, 59f);
Swift UIColor(red:185, green:111, blue:59, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3b6fb9
Python Color('#b96f3b')

Base Conversions of hex color #b96f3b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b96f3b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12152635 while the individual RGB conversions are: 185, 111, 59.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111001 01101111 00111011
Hex b9 6f 3b
Octal 271 157 73
Decimal 185 111 59

#b96f3b Icons

If you're considering using #b96f3b 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 6370 Saucy Gold (#b96f3b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b96f3b 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.

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This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b96f3b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b96f3b and white (#ffffff) background.