Faux-Gold (metallic) (#d4aa3f) color information

Hex color #d4aa3f is very close to "Gold (metallic)" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light brown". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Gold (metallic) (#d4aa3f), in advertising materials, they might associate it with being natural, rugged, something stand-out, argiculture, and outdoors. This color isn't popular for travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Gold (metallic) (#d4aa3f)

#d4aa3f is made up of (212, 170, 63) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 19.81, 70.28, 16.86) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13937215 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9933. White should be used ontop of #d4aa3f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d4aa3f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d4aa3f luma #170.30
Websafe hex #cc9933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(212, 170, 63) Adobe RGB (202.00, 167.00, 74.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(83%, 67%, 25%) Closest named color Gold (metallic)
rgba rgba(212.0, 170.0, 63.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (65.57, 5.89, 33.63)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 19.81, 70.28, 16.86) CIE-L*ab (71.55, 6.44, 57.81)
hsv hsv(43.45, 63.04, 54.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (71.55, 58.17, 83.64)
hsb hsb(43.45, 69.88, 83.00) CIE-L*uv (71.55, 37.88, 63.64)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Gold (metallic) (#d4aa3f)

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" #d4aa3f and the second color is called the "compliment" #3f69d3.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Gold (metallic) (#d4aa3f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #d4aa3f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #3f69d3.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Gold (metallic) (#d4aa3f)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Gold (metallic) (#d4aa3f)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Gold (metallic) (#d4aa3f)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #d4aa3f

When you combine pure white with this color, #d4aa3f, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #d4aa3f

Darker shades are produced by blending #d4aa3f with black

Tones of #d4aa3f

Tones of #d4aa3f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #d4aa3f

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 #d4aa3f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d4aa3f → #3f69d3
#d4aa3f → #e0c378
#d4aa3f → #ffffff
#d4aa3f → #b3d33f
#d4aa3f → #7f6625
#d4aa3f → #d35f3f

Faux-Gold (metallic) (#d4aa3f) in different environments

Seeing #d4aa3f 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 #d4aa3f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Gold (metallic) (#d4aa3f)

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

#d4aa3fmight 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 #d4aa3f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d4aa3f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #d4aa3f

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 #d4aa3f
Java new Color(212, 170, 63);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 212, 170, 63);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:212 green:170 blue:63 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(212f, 170f, 63f);
Swift UIColor(red:212, green:170, blue:63, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3faad4
Python Color('#d4aa3f')

Base Conversions of hex color #d4aa3f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d4aa3f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13937215 while the individual RGB conversions are: 212, 170, 63.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010100 10101010 00111111
Hex d4 aa 3f
Octal 324 252 77
Decimal 212 170 63

Icons incorporating the color #d4aa3f

If you're considering using #d4aa3f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #d4aa3f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #d4aa3f 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 #d4aa3f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d4aa3f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d4aa3f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d4aa3f background.
This text is hex color #d4aa3f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d4aa3f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d4aa3f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d4aa3f and white (#ffffff) background.