Faux-Dark khaki (#bdb769) color information

Hex color #bdb769 is close to the color named "Dark khaki" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light brown". When people spot this color, Dark khaki (#bdb769), in designs, they might associate it with simplicity, serious, something stand-out, clothing, and longevity. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Dark khaki (#bdb769)

#bdb769 is made up of (189, 183, 105) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 3.17, 44.44, 25.88) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12433257 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc66. White should be used ontop of #bdb769 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bdb769. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bdb769 luma #175.80
Websafe hex #cccc66 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(189, 183, 105) Adobe RGB (184.00, 183.00, 109.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(74%, 72%, 41%) Closest named color Dark khaki
rgba rgba(189.0, 183.0, 105.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (67.82, -9.95, 27.31)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 3.17, 44.44, 25.88) CIE-L*ab (73.55, -11.28, 40.70)
hsv hsv(56.36, 38.82, 57.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (73.55, 42.23, 105.49)
hsb hsb(56.36, 44.59, 74.00) CIE-L*uv (73.55, 4.49, 53.27)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark khaki (#bdb769)

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" #bdb769 while the second is the "compliment" #686ebc.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark khaki (#bdb769)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #bdb769 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #686ebc.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark khaki (#bdb769)

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-Dark khaki (#bdb769)

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-Dark khaki (#bdb769)

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 #bdb769

When you combine pure white with this color, #bdb769, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #bdb769

Darker shades of #bdb769 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Dark khaki (#bdb769)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #bdb769 with gray

Faux-Dark khaki (#bdb769) 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 #bdb769 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bdb769 → #686ebc
#bdb769 → #d0cc96
#bdb769 → #ffffff
#bdb769 → #98bc68
#bdb769 → #716d3f
#bdb769 → #bc8d68

How #bdb769 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #bdb769 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 #bdb769 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dark khaki (#bdb769)

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

#bdb769might 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.

#bdb769 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#bdb769. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#bdb769 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 #bdb769
Java new Color(189, 183, 105);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 189, 183, 105);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:189 green:183 blue:105 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(189f, 183f, 105f);
Swift UIColor(red:189, green:183, blue:105, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $69b7bd
Python Color('#bdb769')

Base Conversions of hex color #bdb769

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bdb769. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12433257 while the individual RGB conversions are: 189, 183, 105.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111101 10110111 01101001
Hex bd b7 69
Octal 275 267 151
Decimal 189 183 105

#bdb769 Icons

If you're considering using #bdb769 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark khaki (#bdb769) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #bdb769 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 #bdb769 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bdb769 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bdb769 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bdb769 background.
This text is hex color #bdb769 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bdb769 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bdb769 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bdb769 and white (#ffffff) background.