[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6914 Eye Catching (#ddb835) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ddb835, is synonymous with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6914 Eye Catching". The color is categorized as "generic orange". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6914 Eye Catching (#ddb835), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: caution or skepticism, having confidence, being centrally-located, health care, and health care. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance and wealth.

#ddb835 Breakdown

#ddb835 is made up of (221, 184, 53) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 16.74, 76.02, 13.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14530613 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc33. White should be used ontop of #ddb835 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ddb835. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ddb835 luma #180.08
Websafe hex #cccc33 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(221, 184, 53) Adobe RGB (211.00, 182.00, 70.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(87%, 72%, 21%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6914 Eye Catching
rgba rgba(221.0, 184.0, 53.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (70.71, 1.22, 37.83)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 16.74, 76.02, 13.33) CIE-L*ab (76.07, 1.32, 65.59)
hsv hsv(46.36, 71.74, 54.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.07, 65.60, 88.85)
hsb hsb(46.36, 75.86, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (76.07, 32.84, 72.37)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6914 Eye Catching (#ddb835)

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" #ddb835 while the second is the "compliment" #355cdd.

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 6914 Eye Catching (#ddb835)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ddb835 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #355cdd.

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 6914 Eye Catching (#ddb835)

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 6914 Eye Catching (#ddb835)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6914 Eye Catching (#ddb835)

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.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6914 Eye Catching (#ddb835)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #ddb835 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #ddb835

When you combine pure black with this color, #ddb835, darker shades are produced.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6914 Eye Catching (#ddb835)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #ddb835 with gray

#ddb835 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 #ddb835 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ddb835 → #355cdd
#ddb835 → #e7cd71
#ddb835 → #ffffff
#ddb835 → #b0dd35
#ddb835 → #846e1f
#ddb835 → #dd6235

How #ddb835 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ddb835 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 #ddb835 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#ddb835 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#ddb835might 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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6914 Eye Catching (#ddb835)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ddb835. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ddb835 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 #ddb835
Java new Color(221, 184, 53);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 221, 184, 53);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:221 green:184 blue:53 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(221f, 184f, 53f);
Swift UIColor(red:221, green:184, blue:53, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $35b8dd
Python Color('#ddb835')

Base Conversions of hex color #ddb835

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ddb835. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14530613 while the individual RGB conversions are: 221, 184, 53.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011101 10111000 00110101
Hex dd b8 35
Octal 335 270 65
Decimal 221 184 53

#ddb835 Icons

If you're considering using #ddb835 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6914 Eye Catching (#ddb835) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ddb835 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 #ddb835 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ddb835 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ddb835 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ddb835 background.
This text is hex color #ddb835 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ddb835 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ddb835 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ddb835 and white (#ffffff) background.