Faux-Light brown (#bd5e1b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #bd5e1b, looks similar to "Light brown" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "dark orange". When people from western culture see this color, Light brown (#bd5e1b), used in brand logos, the following may come to mind: warmth, friendliness, creativity, technology, and the home. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for clothing. Hyatt is a brand that uses this color.

#bd5e1b Breakdown

#bd5e1b is made up of (189, 94, 27) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 50.26, 85.71, 25.88) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12410395 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6633. White should be used ontop of #bd5e1b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bd5e1b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bd5e1b luma #114.74
Websafe hex #cc6633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(189, 94, 27) Adobe RGB (167.00, 96.00, 33.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(74%, 37%, 11%) Closest named color Light brown
rgba rgba(189.0, 94.0, 27.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (43.59, 28.88, 24.98)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 50.26, 85.71, 25.88) CIE-L*ab (50.69, 32.91, 54.57)
hsv hsv(24.76, 74.12, 42.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (50.69, 63.73, 58.91)
hsb hsb(24.76, 85.14, 74.00) CIE-L*uv (50.69, 76.20, 44.62)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Light brown (#bd5e1b)

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" #bd5e1b while the second is the "compliment" #1c7cbc.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Light brown (#bd5e1b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #bd5e1b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #1c7cbc.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Light brown (#bd5e1b)

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-Light brown (#bd5e1b)

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-Light brown (#bd5e1b)

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.

Faux-Light brown (#bd5e1b)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #bd5e1b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #bd5e1b

When you combine pure black with this color, #bd5e1b, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Light brown (#bd5e1b)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #bd5e1b with gray

#bd5e1b in 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 #bd5e1b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bd5e1b → #1c7cbc
#bd5e1b → #d08e5f
#bd5e1b → #ffffff
#bd5e1b → #bcac1c
#bd5e1b → #713810
#bd5e1b → #bc1c2c

How #bd5e1b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #bd5e1b 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 #bd5e1b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#bd5e1b 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.

#bd5e1bmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Light brown (#bd5e1b)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#bd5e1b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#bd5e1b in programming

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 #bd5e1b
Java new Color(189, 94, 27);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 189, 94, 27);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:189 green:94 blue:27 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(189f, 94f, 27f);
Swift UIColor(red:189, green:94, blue:27, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1b5ebd
Python Color('#bd5e1b')

Base Conversions of hex color #bd5e1b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bd5e1b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12410395 while the individual RGB conversions are: 189, 94, 27.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111101 01011110 00011011
Hex bd 5e 1b
Octal 275 136 33
Decimal 189 94 27

#bd5e1b Icons

If you're considering using #bd5e1b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Light brown (#bd5e1b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #bd5e1b 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 #bd5e1b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bd5e1b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bd5e1b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bd5e1b background.
This text is hex color #bd5e1b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bd5e1b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bd5e1b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bd5e1b and white (#ffffff) background.