Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold (#d6ba80) color information

The hexidecimal color, #d6ba80, is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light brown". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold (#d6ba80), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being natural, more masculine than feminine, underutilized, argiculture, and conservation. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance.

Breakdown of #d6ba80

#d6ba80 is made up of (214, 186, 128) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 13.08, 40.19, 16.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14072448 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc99. Black should be used ontop of #d6ba80 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d6ba80. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d6ba80 luma #187.63
Websafe hex #cccc99 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(214, 186, 128) Adobe RGB (205.00, 185.00, 131.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(84%, 73%, 50%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold
rgba rgba(214.0, 186.0, 128.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (71.41, 1.34, 23.74)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 13.08, 40.19, 16.08) CIE-L*ab (76.68, 1.44, 32.61)
hsv hsv(40.59, 51.52, 67.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.68, 32.64, 87.47)
hsb hsb(40.59, 40.48, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (76.68, 20.36, 42.66)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold (#d6ba80)

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" #d6ba80 and the second color is called the "compliment" #7f9cd6.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold (#d6ba80)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #d6ba80 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7f9cd6.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold (#d6ba80)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold (#d6ba80)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold (#d6ba80)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold (#d6ba80)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #d6ba80 with white

Darker variations of #d6ba80

When you combine pure black with this color, #d6ba80, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #d6ba80

Tones of #d6ba80 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#d6ba80 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 #d6ba80 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d6ba80 → #7f9cd6
#d6ba80 → #e2cea6
#d6ba80 → #000000
#d6ba80 → #c7d67f
#d6ba80 → #806f4c
#d6ba80 → #d68d7f

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold (#d6ba80) in different environments

Seeing #d6ba80 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 #d6ba80 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #d6ba80

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

#d6ba80might 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 Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold (#d6ba80)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d6ba80. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#d6ba80 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 #d6ba80
Java new Color(214, 186, 128);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 214, 186, 128);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:214 green:186 blue:128 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(214f, 186f, 128f);
Swift UIColor(red:214, green:186, blue:128, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $80bad6
Python Color('#d6ba80')

Base Conversions of hex color #d6ba80

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d6ba80. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14072448 while the individual RGB conversions are: 214, 186, 128.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010110 10111010 10000000
Hex d6 ba 80
Octal 326 272 200
Decimal 214 186 128

#d6ba80 Icons

If you're considering using #d6ba80 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6401 Independent Gold (#d6ba80) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #d6ba80 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 #d6ba80 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d6ba80 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d6ba80 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d6ba80 background.
This text is hex color #d6ba80 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d6ba80 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d6ba80 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d6ba80 and white (#ffffff) background.