[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249) color information

Hex color #cc9249 is synonymous with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule". It's labeled as "light brown". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249), used in advertising materials, they might associate it with durability, more masculine than feminine, something stand-out, transportation and cars, and conservation. Shades of "light brown". typically aren't associated with travel.

Breakdown of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249)

#cc9249 is made up of (204, 146, 73) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 28.43, 64.22, 20.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13406793 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9933. White should be used ontop of #cc9249 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cc9249. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cc9249 luma #154.95
Websafe hex #cc9933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(204, 146, 73) Adobe RGB (187.00, 146.00, 79.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 57%, 29%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule
rgba rgba(204.0, 146.0, 73.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, 11.46, 27.47)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 28.43, 64.22, 20.00) CIE-L*ab (64.96, 12.79, 46.44)
hsv hsv(32.94, 56.04, 54.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 48.17, 74.60)
hsb hsb(32.94, 63.75, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, 42.96, 50.81)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249)

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" #cc9249 while the second is the "compliment" #4986cc.

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 #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cc9249 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #4986cc.

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249)

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.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #cc9249, lighter shades are produced.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #cc9249, darker shades are produced.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #cc9249, tones are produced.

#cc9249 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 #cc9249 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cc9249 → #4986cc
#cc9249 → #dbb27f
#cc9249 → #ffffff
#cc9249 → #c7cc49
#cc9249 → #7a572b
#cc9249 → #cc4e49

#cc9249 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #cc9249 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 #cc9249 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249)

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

#cc9249might 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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6383 Golden Rule (#cc9249)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cc9249. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#cc9249 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 #cc9249
Java new Color(204, 146, 73);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 146, 73);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:146 blue:73 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 146f, 73f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:146, blue:73, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4992cc
Python Color('#cc9249')

Base Conversions of hex color #cc9249

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cc9249. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13406793 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 146, 73.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 10010010 01001001
Hex cc 92 49
Octal 314 222 111
Decimal 204 146 73

Icons incorporating the color #cc9249

If you're considering using #cc9249 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cc9249 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cc9249 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 #cc9249 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cc9249 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cc9249 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cc9249 background.
This text is hex color #cc9249 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cc9249 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cc9249 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cc9249 and white (#ffffff) background.