Faux-Old rose (#c58880) color information

Hex color #c58880 may be mistaken for "Old rose" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light brown". When people spot this color, Old rose (#c58880), in designs, they might associate it with simplicity, serious, something stand-out, clothing, and longevity. Shades of "light brown". typically aren't associated with travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Old rose (#c58880)

#c58880 is made up of (197, 136, 128) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 30.96, 35.03, 22.75) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12945536 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9999. White should be used ontop of #c58880 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c58880. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c58880 luma #153.20
Websafe hex #cc9999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(197, 136, 128) Adobe RGB (179.00, 136.00, 126.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(77%, 53%, 50%) Closest named color Old rose
rgba rgba(197.0, 136.0, 128.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (55.68, 18.03, 10.79)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 30.96, 35.03, 22.75) CIE-L*ab (62.51, 19.99, 14.54)
hsv hsv(6.67, 36.99, 63.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (62.51, 24.72, 36.03)
hsb hsb(6.67, 35.06, 77.00) CIE-L*uv (62.51, 38.12, 15.79)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Old rose (#c58880)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #c58880 and the second color is called the "compliment" #7fbdc4.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Old rose (#c58880)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #c58880 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7fbdc4.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Old rose (#c58880)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Old rose (#c58880)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Old rose (#c58880)

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 #c58880

When you combine pure white with this color, #c58880, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #c58880

Darker shades of #c58880 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #c58880

Tones are produced by blending #c58880 with gray

Faux-Old rose (#c58880) 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 #c58880 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c58880 → #7fbdc4
#c58880 → #d6aba6
#c58880 → #ffffff
#c58880 → #c4a87f
#c58880 → #76514c
#c58880 → #c47f9b

How #c58880 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #c58880 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 #c58880 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Old rose (#c58880)

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

#c58880might 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.

#c58880 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#c58880. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c58880 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 #c58880
Java new Color(197, 136, 128);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 197, 136, 128);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:197 green:136 blue:128 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(197f, 136f, 128f);
Swift UIColor(red:197, green:136, blue:128, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8088c5
Python Color('#c58880')

Base Conversions of hex color #c58880

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c58880. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12945536 while the individual RGB conversions are: 197, 136, 128.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000101 10001000 10000000
Hex c5 88 80
Octal 305 210 200
Decimal 197 136 128

Icons incorporating the color #c58880

If you're considering using #c58880 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #c58880 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c58880 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 #c58880 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c58880 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c58880 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c58880 background.
This text is hex color #c58880 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c58880 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c58880 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c58880 and white (#ffffff) background.