[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6691 Glitzy Gold (#d6a02b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #d6a02b, can simply be referred to as "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6691 Glitzy Gold". This color is described as "generic orange". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6691 Glitzy Gold (#d6a02b), in designs, the following may come to mind: caution or skepticism, being encouraged to participate, creativity, health care, and technology. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of #d6a02b

#d6a02b is made up of (214, 160, 43) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 25.23, 79.91, 16.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14065707 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9933. White should be used ontop of #d6a02b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d6a02b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d6a02b luma #162.77
Websafe hex #cc9933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(214, 160, 43) Adobe RGB (200.00, 160.00, 59.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(84%, 63%, 17%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6691 Glitzy Gold
rgba rgba(214.0, 160.0, 43.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (63.25, 8.55, 34.61)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 25.23, 79.91, 16.08) CIE-L*ab (69.47, 9.39, 63.59)
hsv hsv(41.19, 67.68, 50.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (69.47, 64.28, 81.60)
hsb hsb(41.19, 79.76, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (69.47, 44.05, 65.94)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6691 Glitzy Gold (#d6a02b)

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" #d6a02b while the second is the "compliment" #2b61d6.

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

Split Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6691 Glitzy Gold (#d6a02b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #d6a02b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #2b61d6.

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

Triadic Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6691 Glitzy Gold (#d6a02b)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6691 Glitzy Gold (#d6a02b)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6691 Glitzy Gold (#d6a02b)

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 shades of #d6a02b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #d6a02b with white

Darker shades of #d6a02b

Darker shades are produced by blending #d6a02b with black

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6691 Glitzy Gold (#d6a02b)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #d6a02b with gray

Gradients including #d6a02b

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 #d6a02b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d6a02b → #2b61d6
#d6a02b → #e2bc6a
#d6a02b → #ffffff
#d6a02b → #b6d62b
#d6a02b → #806019
#d6a02b → #d64a2b

How #d6a02b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #d6a02b 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 #d6a02b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #d6a02b

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

#d6a02bmight 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 #d6a02b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d6a02b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #d6a02b

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 #d6a02b
Java new Color(214, 160, 43);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 214, 160, 43);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:214 green:160 blue:43 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(214f, 160f, 43f);
Swift UIColor(red:214, green:160, blue:43, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2ba0d6
Python Color('#d6a02b')

Base Conversions of hex color #d6a02b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d6a02b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14065707 while the individual RGB conversions are: 214, 160, 43.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010110 10100000 00101011
Hex d6 a0 2b
Octal 326 240 53
Decimal 214 160 43

Icons incorporating the color #d6a02b

If you're considering using #d6a02b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #d6a02b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #d6a02b 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 #d6a02b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d6a02b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d6a02b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d6a02b background.
This text is hex color #d6a02b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d6a02b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d6a02b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d6a02b and white (#ffffff) background.