Faux-Medium vermilion (#d66638) color information

Hex color #d66638 is close to the color named "Medium vermilion" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark orange". When people spot this color, Medium vermilion (#d66638), in brand logos, they might associate it with caution or skepticism, friendliness, pleasure, health care, and the home. Colors labeled as "dark orange" are rarely tied to travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Medium vermilion (#d66638)

#d66638 is made up of (214, 102, 56) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 52.34, 73.83, 16.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14050872 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6633. White should be used ontop of #d66638 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d66638. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d66638 luma #130.19
Websafe hex #cc6633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(214, 102, 56) Adobe RGB (188.00, 102.00, 64.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(84%, 40%, 22%) Closest named color Medium vermilion
rgba rgba(214.0, 102.0, 56.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, 37.71, 24.04)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 52.34, 73.83, 16.08) CIE-L*ab (56.09, 40.70, 44.17)
hsv hsv(17.42, 65.96, 53.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 60.06, 47.34)
hsb hsb(17.42, 73.81, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, 88.23, 38.94)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Medium vermilion (#d66638)

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" #d66638 and the second color is called the "compliment" #38a9d6.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium vermilion (#d66638)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #d66638 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #38a9d6.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium vermilion (#d66638)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Medium vermilion (#d66638)

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-Medium vermilion (#d66638)

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 #d66638

When you combine pure white with this color, #d66638, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #d66638

Darker shades of #d66638 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #d66638

Tones are produced by blending #d66638 with gray

Faux-Medium vermilion (#d66638) 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 #d66638 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d66638 → #38a9d6
#d66638 → #e29373
#d66638 → #ffffff
#d66638 → #d6b338
#d66638 → #803d21
#d66638 → #d6385a

How #d66638 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #d66638 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 #d66638 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Medium vermilion (#d66638)

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

#d66638might 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.

#d66638 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#d66638. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#d66638 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 #d66638
Java new Color(214, 102, 56);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 214, 102, 56);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:214 green:102 blue:56 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(214f, 102f, 56f);
Swift UIColor(red:214, green:102, blue:56, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3866d6
Python Color('#d66638')

Base Conversions of hex color #d66638

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d66638. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14050872 while the individual RGB conversions are: 214, 102, 56.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010110 01100110 00111000
Hex d6 66 38
Octal 326 146 70
Decimal 214 102 56

#d66638 Icons

If you're considering using #d66638 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Medium vermilion (#d66638) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #d66638 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 #d66638 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d66638 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d66638 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d66638 background.
This text is hex color #d66638 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d66638 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d66638 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d66638 and white (#ffffff) background.