Faux-Mustard brown (#c96b00) color information

#c96b00 is the hex color code that is a variation of "Mustard brown" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark orange". When people spot this color, Mustard brown (#c96b00), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: caution or skepticism, having confidence, being centrally-located, health care, and health care. This color isn't popular for finance and wealth.

#c96b00 Breakdown

#c96b00 is made up of (201, 107, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 46.77, 100.00, 21.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13200128 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6600. White should be used ontop of #c96b00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c96b00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c96b00 luma #122.91
Websafe hex #cc6600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(201, 107, 0) Adobe RGB (178.00, 108.00, 27.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(79%, 42%, 0%) Closest named color Mustard brown
rgba rgba(201.0, 107.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (47.96, 26.99, 28.30)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 46.77, 100.00, 21.18) CIE-L*ab (55.07, 30.26, 62.13)
hsv hsv(31.90, 100.00, 39.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (55.07, 69.11, 64.03)
hsb hsb(31.90, 100.00, 79.00) CIE-L*uv (55.07, 75.20, 51.64)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Mustard brown (#c96b00)

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" #c96b00 while the second is the "compliment" #0061c9.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Mustard brown (#c96b00)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #c96b00 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0061c9.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Mustard brown (#c96b00)

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-Mustard brown (#c96b00)

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-Mustard brown (#c96b00)

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.

Faux-Mustard brown (#c96b00)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #c96b00 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #c96b00

When you combine pure black with this color, #c96b00, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Mustard brown (#c96b00)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #c96b00 with gray

#c96b00 in 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 #c96b00 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c96b00 → #0061c9
#c96b00 → #d9974c
#c96b00 → #ffffff
#c96b00 → #c6c900
#c96b00 → #784000
#c96b00 → #c90300

How #c96b00 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #c96b00 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 #c96b00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#c96b00 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.

#c96b00might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Mustard brown (#c96b00)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c96b00. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c96b00 in programming

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 #c96b00
Java new Color(201, 107, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 201, 107, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:201 green:107 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(201f, 107f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:201, green:107, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $006bc9
Python Color('#c96b00')

Base Conversions of hex color #c96b00

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c96b00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13200128 while the individual RGB conversions are: 201, 107, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001001 01101011 00000000
Hex c9 6b 00
Octal 311 153 0
Decimal 201 107 0

Icons incorporating the color #c96b00

If you're considering using #c96b00 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #c96b00 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c96b00 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 #c96b00 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c96b00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c96b00 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c96b00 background.
This text is hex color #c96b00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c96b00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c96b00 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c96b00 and white (#ffffff) background.