Faux-Vegas gold (#cbac57) color information

#cbac57 is the hex color code that looks similar to "Vegas gold" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light brown". When people from western culture see this color, Vegas gold (#cbac57), used in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: durability, rugged, something competitive, transportation and cars, and outdoors. Shades of "light brown". typically aren't associated with technology.

#cbac57 Breakdown

#cbac57 is made up of (203, 172, 87) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 15.27, 57.14, 20.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13347927 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9966. White should be used ontop of #cbac57 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cbac57. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cbac57 luma #171.49
Websafe hex #cc9966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(203, 172, 87) Adobe RGB (193.00, 171.00, 92.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 67%, 34%) Closest named color Vegas gold
rgba rgba(203.0, 172.0, 87.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (65.57, 0.36, 29.88)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 15.27, 57.14, 20.39) CIE-L*ab (71.55, 0.40, 47.66)
hsv hsv(43.04, 53.49, 57.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (71.55, 47.66, 89.52)
hsb hsb(43.04, 57.50, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (71.55, 24.66, 56.81)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Vegas gold (#cbac57)

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" #cbac57 and the second color is called the "compliment" #5677cc.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Vegas gold (#cbac57)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cbac57 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #5677cc.

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-Vegas gold (#cbac57)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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-Vegas gold (#cbac57)

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-Vegas gold (#cbac57)

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.

Lighter shades of #cbac57

Lighter shades of #cbac57 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Vegas gold (#cbac57)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #cbac57 with black

Tones of #cbac57

When you combine pure gray with this color, #cbac57, tones are produced.

Gradients including #cbac57

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 #cbac57 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cbac57 → #5677cc
#cbac57 → #dac489
#cbac57 → #ffffff
#cbac57 → #b2cc56
#cbac57 → #796734
#cbac57 → #cc7056

#cbac57 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #cbac57 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 #cbac57 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#cbac57 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.

#cbac57might 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 #cbac57

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cbac57. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #cbac57

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 #cbac57
Java new Color(203, 172, 87);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 203, 172, 87);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:203 green:172 blue:87 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(203f, 172f, 87f);
Swift UIColor(red:203, green:172, blue:87, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $57accb
Python Color('#cbac57')

Base Conversions of hex color #cbac57

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cbac57. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13347927 while the individual RGB conversions are: 203, 172, 87.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001011 10101100 01010111
Hex cb ac 57
Octal 313 254 127
Decimal 203 172 87

Icons incorporating the color #cbac57

If you're considering using #cbac57 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cbac57 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cbac57 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 #cbac57 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cbac57 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cbac57 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cbac57 background.
This text is hex color #cbac57 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cbac57 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cbac57 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cbac57 and white (#ffffff) background.