Faux-Christmas orange (#cd682c) color information

Hex color #cd682c is close to the color named "Christmas orange" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark orange". When people spot this color, Christmas orange (#cd682c), in advertisements, they might associate it with caution or skepticism, friendliness, pleasure, health care, and the home. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Christmas orange (#cd682c)

#cd682c is made up of (205, 104, 44) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 49.27, 78.54, 19.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13461548 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6633. White should be used ontop of #cd682c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cd682c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cd682c luma #127.32
Websafe hex #cc6633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(205, 104, 44) Adobe RGB (180.00, 105.00, 50.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 41%, 17%) Closest named color Christmas orange
rgba rgba(205.0, 104.0, 44.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (47.96, 30.78, 25.73)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 49.27, 78.54, 19.61) CIE-L*ab (55.07, 34.09, 50.92)
hsv hsv(22.86, 64.95, 48.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (55.07, 61.28, 56.20)
hsb hsb(22.86, 78.75, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (55.07, 78.65, 44.70)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Christmas orange (#cd682c)

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" #cd682c while the second is the "compliment" #2b91cc.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Christmas orange (#cd682c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #cd682c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #2b91cc.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Christmas orange (#cd682c)

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-Christmas orange (#cd682c)

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-Christmas orange (#cd682c)

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 variations of #cd682c

When you combine pure white with this color, #cd682c, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #cd682c

Darker shades of #cd682c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Christmas orange (#cd682c)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #cd682c with gray

Faux-Christmas orange (#cd682c) 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 #cd682c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cd682c → #2b91cc
#cd682c → #dc956b
#cd682c → #ffffff
#cd682c → #ccb62b
#cd682c → #7b3e1a
#cd682c → #cc2b40

How #cd682c looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #cd682c 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 #cd682c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Christmas orange (#cd682c)

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

#cd682cmight 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.

#cd682c popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cd682c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#cd682c in coding

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 #cd682c
Java new Color(205, 104, 44);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 205, 104, 44);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:205 green:104 blue:44 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(205f, 104f, 44f);
Swift UIColor(red:205, green:104, blue:44, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2c68cd
Python Color('#cd682c')

Base Conversions of hex color #cd682c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cd682c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13461548 while the individual RGB conversions are: 205, 104, 44.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001101 01101000 00101100
Hex cd 68 2c
Octal 315 150 54
Decimal 205 104 44

#cd682c Icons

If you're considering using #cd682c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Christmas orange (#cd682c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cd682c 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 #cd682c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cd682c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cd682c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cd682c background.
This text is hex color #cd682c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cd682c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cd682c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cd682c and white (#ffffff) background.