Faux-Gold foil (#c8960f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #c8960f, is close to the color named "Gold foil" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark yellow". When people spot this color, Gold foil (#c8960f), in media, the following may come to mind: feelings of cheerfulness, optimism, will power, energy, and sunshine. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance and wealth.

Breakdown of #c8960f

#c8960f is made up of (200, 150, 15) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 25.00, 92.50, 21.57) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13145615 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9900. White should be used ontop of #c8960f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c8960f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c8960f luma #149.55
Websafe hex #cc9900 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(200, 150, 15) Adobe RGB (187.00, 148.00, 38.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(78%, 59%, 6%) Closest named color Gold foil
rgba rgba(200.0, 150.0, 15.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, 8.35, 33.81)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 25.00, 92.50, 21.57) CIE-L*ab (64.96, 9.41, 67.97)
hsv hsv(44.17, 85.71, 42.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 68.62, 82.12)
hsb hsb(44.17, 92.31, 78.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, 44.05, 65.95)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Gold foil (#c8960f)

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" #c8960f and the second color is called the "compliment" #0f40c6.

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-Gold foil (#c8960f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c8960f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0f40c6.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Gold foil (#c8960f)

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-Gold foil (#c8960f)

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-Gold foil (#c8960f)

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 shades of #c8960f

Lighter shades are produced by blending #c8960f with white

Darker shades of #c8960f

Darker shades are produced by blending #c8960f with black

Tones of #c8960f

Tones are produced by blending #c8960f with gray

Gradients including #c8960f

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 #c8960f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c8960f → #0f40c6
#c8960f → #d8b557
#c8960f → #ffffff
#c8960f → #9cc60f
#c8960f → #785a09
#c8960f → #c63a0f

How #c8960f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #c8960f 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 #c8960f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #c8960f

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

#c8960fmight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #c8960f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c8960f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #c8960f

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 #c8960f
Java new Color(200, 150, 15);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 200, 150, 15);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:200 green:150 blue:15 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(200f, 150f, 15f);
Swift UIColor(red:200, green:150, blue:15, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0f96c8
Python Color('#c8960f')

Base Conversions of hex color #c8960f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c8960f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13145615 while the individual RGB conversions are: 200, 150, 15.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001000 10010110 00001111
Hex c8 96 0f
Octal 310 226 17
Decimal 200 150 15

#c8960f Icons

If you're considering using #c8960f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Gold foil (#c8960f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c8960f 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 #c8960f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c8960f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c8960f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c8960f background.
This text is hex color #c8960f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c8960f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c8960f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c8960f and white (#ffffff) background.