Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e) color information

Hex color #c9867e is related to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "light brown". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e), used in branding, they might associate it with durability, more masculine than feminine, something stand-out, transportation and cars, and conservation. This color isn't popular for travel.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e)

#c9867e is made up of (201, 134, 126) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 33.33, 37.31, 21.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13207166 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9966. White should be used ontop of #c9867e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c9867e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c9867e luma #153.00
Websafe hex #cc9966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(201, 134, 126) Adobe RGB (186.00, 131.00, 126.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(79%, 53%, 49%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral
rgba rgba(201.0, 134.0, 126.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (55.68, 24.54, 10.79)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 33.33, 37.31, 21.18) CIE-L*ab (62.51, 26.69, 14.54)
hsv hsv(8.00, 41.67, 64.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (62.51, 30.39, 28.58)
hsb hsb(8.00, 37.97, 79.00) CIE-L*uv (62.51, 48.76, 14.40)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e)

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" #c9867e while the second is the "compliment" #7cbfc9.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #c9867e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7cbfc9.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #c9867e, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #c9867e, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #c9867e, tones are produced.

#c9867e 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 #c9867e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c9867e → #7cbfc9
#c9867e → #d9aaa4
#c9867e → #ffffff
#c9867e → #c9ad7c
#c9867e → #78504b
#c9867e → #c97c99

#c9867e in different lighting conditions

Seeing #c9867e 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 #c9867e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e)

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

#c9867emight 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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6325 Constant Coral (#c9867e)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c9867e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c9867e 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 #c9867e
Java new Color(201, 134, 126);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 201, 134, 126);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:201 green:134 blue:126 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(201f, 134f, 126f);
Swift UIColor(red:201, green:134, blue:126, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7e86c9
Python Color('#c9867e')

Base Conversions of hex color #c9867e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c9867e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13207166 while the individual RGB conversions are: 201, 134, 126.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001001 10000110 01111110
Hex c9 86 7e
Octal 311 206 176
Decimal 201 134 126

Icons incorporating the color #c9867e

If you're considering using #c9867e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #c9867e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c9867e 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 #c9867e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c9867e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c9867e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c9867e background.
This text is hex color #c9867e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c9867e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c9867e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c9867e and white (#ffffff) background.