Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6346 Fame Orange (#de9f7d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #de9f7d, looks similar to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6346 Fame Orange" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light brown". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6346 Fame Orange (#de9f7d), used in branding, the following may come to mind: durability, serious, underutilized, transportation and cars, and longevity. Colors labeled as "light brown" are rarely tied to finance.

Breakdown of #de9f7d

#de9f7d is made up of (222, 159, 125) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 28.38, 43.69, 12.94) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14589821 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9966. White should be used ontop of #de9f7d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #de9f7d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #de9f7d luma #173.84
Websafe hex #cc9966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(222, 159, 125) Adobe RGB (205.00, 155.00, 126.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(87%, 62%, 49%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6346 Fame Orange
rgba rgba(222.0, 159.0, 125.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (64.03, 19.91, 18.89)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 28.38, 43.69, 12.94) CIE-L*ab (70.18, 21.12, 26.11)
hsv hsv(20.53, 59.38, 68.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (70.18, 33.58, 51.03)
hsb hsb(20.53, 43.68, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (70.18, 47.59, 30.13)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6346 Fame Orange (#de9f7d)

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" #de9f7d while the second is the "compliment" #7cbddd.

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 Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6346 Fame Orange (#de9f7d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #de9f7d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7cbddd.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6346 Fame Orange (#de9f7d)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6346 Fame Orange (#de9f7d)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6346 Fame Orange (#de9f7d)

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.

Lighter variations of #de9f7d

Lighter shades are produced by blending #de9f7d with white

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6346 Fame Orange (#de9f7d)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #de9f7d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6346 Fame Orange (#de9f7d)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #de9f7d, tones are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6346 Fame Orange (#de9f7d) 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 #de9f7d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#de9f7d → #7cbddd
#de9f7d → #e7bba4
#de9f7d → #ffffff
#de9f7d → #ddcd7c
#de9f7d → #855f4b
#de9f7d → #dd7c8d

#de9f7d in different lighting conditions

Seeing #de9f7d 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 #de9f7d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #de9f7d

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

#de9f7dmight 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.

#de9f7d 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#de9f7d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#de9f7d 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 #de9f7d
Java new Color(222, 159, 125);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 222, 159, 125);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:222 green:159 blue:125 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(222f, 159f, 125f);
Swift UIColor(red:222, green:159, blue:125, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7d9fde
Python Color('#de9f7d')

Base Conversions of hex color #de9f7d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #de9f7d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14589821 while the individual RGB conversions are: 222, 159, 125.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011110 10011111 01111101
Hex de 9f 7d
Octal 336 237 175
Decimal 222 159 125

#de9f7d Icons

If you're considering using #de9f7d 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 6346 Fame Orange (#de9f7d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #de9f7d 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 #de9f7d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #de9f7d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #de9f7d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #de9f7d background.
This text is hex color #de9f7d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #de9f7d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #de9f7d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #de9f7d and white (#ffffff) background.