Faux-Alloy orange (#c15c0f) color information

Hex color #c15c0f may be mistaken for "Alloy orange" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark orange". When people spot this color, Alloy orange (#c15c0f), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with caution or skepticism, friendliness, pleasure, health care, and the home. Colors labeled as "dark orange" are rarely tied to travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Alloy orange (#c15c0f)

#c15c0f is made up of (193, 92, 15) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 52.33, 92.23, 24.31) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12672015 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6600. White should be used ontop of #c15c0f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c15c0f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c15c0f luma #113.41
Websafe hex #cc6600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(193, 92, 15) Adobe RGB (171.00, 92.00, 33.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(76%, 36%, 6%) Closest named color Alloy orange
rgba rgba(193.0, 92.0, 15.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (43.59, 33.04, 24.98)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 52.33, 92.23, 24.31) CIE-L*ab (50.69, 37.13, 54.57)
hsv hsv(25.71, 85.37, 41.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (50.69, 66.00, 55.77)
hsb hsb(25.71, 92.11, 76.00) CIE-L*uv (50.69, 83.79, 43.52)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Alloy orange (#c15c0f)

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" #c15c0f while the second is the "compliment" #0f77c1.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Alloy orange (#c15c0f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c15c0f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0f77c1.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Alloy orange (#c15c0f)

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-Alloy orange (#c15c0f)

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-Alloy orange (#c15c0f)

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 #c15c0f

When you combine pure white with this color, #c15c0f, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #c15c0f

Darker shades of #c15c0f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Alloy orange (#c15c0f)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #c15c0f with gray

Faux-Alloy orange (#c15c0f) 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 #c15c0f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c15c0f → #0f77c1
#c15c0f → #d38c57
#c15c0f → #ffffff
#c15c0f → #c1b20f
#c15c0f → #733709
#c15c0f → #c10f1e

How #c15c0f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #c15c0f 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 #c15c0f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Alloy orange (#c15c0f)

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

#c15c0fmight 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.

#c15c0f 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#c15c0f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c15c0f 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 #c15c0f
Java new Color(193, 92, 15);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 193, 92, 15);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:193 green:92 blue:15 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(193f, 92f, 15f);
Swift UIColor(red:193, green:92, blue:15, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0f5cc1
Python Color('#c15c0f')

Base Conversions of hex color #c15c0f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c15c0f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12672015 while the individual RGB conversions are: 193, 92, 15.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000001 01011100 00001111
Hex c1 5c 0f
Octal 301 134 17
Decimal 193 92 15

#c15c0f Icons

If you're considering using #c15c0f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Alloy orange (#c15c0f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c15c0f 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 #c15c0f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c15c0f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c15c0f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c15c0f background.
This text is hex color #c15c0f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c15c0f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c15c0f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c15c0f and white (#ffffff) background.