Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bf962d) color information

#bf962d is the hex color code that is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark yellow". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bf962d), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: being encouraged to communicate, having their attention grabbed, personal motivation and power, the home, and being center-of-attention. Shades of "dark yellow". typically aren't associated with clothing.

#bf962d Breakdown

#bf962d is made up of (191, 150, 45) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 21.47, 76.44, 25.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12555821 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9933. White should be used ontop of #bf962d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bf962d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bf962d luma #150.24
Websafe hex #cc9933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(191, 150, 45) Adobe RGB (180.00, 148.00, 57.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(75%, 59%, 18%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold
rgba rgba(191.0, 150.0, 45.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (57.45, 5.16, 31.01)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 21.47, 76.44, 25.10) CIE-L*ab (64.16, 5.90, 58.09)
hsv hsv(43.16, 61.29, 46.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.16, 58.39, 84.20)
hsb hsb(43.16, 76.00, 75.00) CIE-L*uv (64.16, 35.53, 60.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bf962d)

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" #bf962d while the second is the "compliment" #2d57bf.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bf962d)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #bf962d is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #2d57bf.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bf962d)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bf962d)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bf962d)

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 variations of #bf962d

Lighter shades of #bf962d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #bf962d

Darker shades of #bf962d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bf962d)'s Tones

Tones of #bf962d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bf962d) 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 #bf962d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bf962d → #2d57bf
#bf962d → #d2b56c
#bf962d → #ffffff
#bf962d → #9fbf2d
#bf962d → #725a1b
#bf962d → #bf4d2d

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bf962d) in different environments

Seeing #bf962d 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 #bf962d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#bf962d 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.

#bf962dmight 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.

#bf962d 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#bf962d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#bf962d 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 #bf962d
Java new Color(191, 150, 45);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 191, 150, 45);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:191 green:150 blue:45 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(191f, 150f, 45f);
Swift UIColor(red:191, green:150, blue:45, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2d96bf
Python Color('#bf962d')

Base Conversions of hex color #bf962d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bf962d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12555821 while the individual RGB conversions are: 191, 150, 45.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111111 10010110 00101101
Hex bf 96 2d
Octal 277 226 55
Decimal 191 150 45

Icons incorporating the color #bf962d

If you're considering using #bf962d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #bf962d on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #bf962d 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 hex color #bf962d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bf962d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bf962d and white (#ffffff) background.