Faux-Spanish orange (#db6400) color information

Hex color #db6400 greatly resembles "Spanish orange" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "dark orange". When people from western culture see this color, Spanish orange (#db6400), used in advertising materials, they might associate it with warmth, having confidence, pleasure, technology, and health care. Colors labeled as "dark orange" are rarely tied to travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Spanish orange (#db6400)

#db6400 is made up of (219, 100, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 54.34, 100.00, 14.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14377984 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6600. White should be used ontop of #db6400 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #db6400. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #db6400 luma #124.18
Websafe hex #cc6600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(219, 100, 0) Adobe RGB (194.00, 98.00, 26.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(86%, 39%, 0%) Closest named color Spanish orange
rgba rgba(219.0, 100.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, 41.42, 29.07)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 54.34, 100.00, 14.12) CIE-L*ab (56.09, 44.21, 63.88)
hsv hsv(27.21, 100.00, 43.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 77.69, 55.31)
hsb hsb(27.21, 100.00, 86.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, 101.81, 49.32)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Spanish orange (#db6400)

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" #db6400 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0078db.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Spanish orange (#db6400)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #db6400 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0078db.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Spanish orange (#db6400)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Spanish orange (#db6400)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Spanish orange (#db6400)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Faux-Spanish orange (#db6400)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #db6400, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Spanish orange (#db6400)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #db6400, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #db6400

When you combine pure gray with this color, #db6400, tones are produced.

#db6400 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 #db6400 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#db6400 → #0078db
#db6400 → #e5924c
#db6400 → #ffffff
#db6400 → #dbd000
#db6400 → #833c00
#db6400 → #db000a

#db6400 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #db6400 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 #db6400 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Spanish orange (#db6400)

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

#db6400might 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-Spanish orange (#db6400)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#db6400. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#db6400 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 #db6400
Java new Color(219, 100, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 219, 100, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:219 green:100 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(219f, 100f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:219, green:100, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0064db
Python Color('#db6400')

Base Conversions of hex color #db6400

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #db6400. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14377984 while the individual RGB conversions are: 219, 100, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011011 01100100 00000000
Hex db 64 00
Octal 333 144 0
Decimal 219 100 0

#db6400 Icons

If you're considering using #db6400 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Spanish orange (#db6400) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #db6400 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 #db6400 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #db6400 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #db6400 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #db6400 background.
This text is hex color #db6400 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #db6400 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #db6400 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #db6400 and white (#ffffff) background.