Faux-Meat brown (#ecb731) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ecb731, may be mistaken for "Meat brown" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic orange". When people spot this color, Meat brown (#ecb731), in advertisements, 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. American Red Cross is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #ecb731

#ecb731 is made up of (236, 183, 49) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 22.46, 79.24, 7.45) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15513393 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc33. White should be used ontop of #ecb731 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ecb731. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ecb731 luma #183.52
Websafe hex #ffcc33 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(236, 183, 49) Adobe RGB (224.00, 180.00, 64.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(93%, 72%, 19%) Closest named color Meat brown
rgba rgba(236.0, 183.0, 49.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (72.11, 8.99, 39.80)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 22.46, 79.24, 7.45) CIE-L*ab (77.28, 9.47, 70.59)
hsv hsv(42.97, 84.09, 56.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (77.28, 71.22, 82.36)
hsb hsb(42.97, 79.57, 93.00) CIE-L*uv (77.28, 48.04, 74.30)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Meat brown (#ecb731)

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" #ecb731 while the second is the "compliment" #3069ed.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Meat brown (#ecb731)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ecb731 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #3069ed.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Meat brown (#ecb731)

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 Faux-Meat brown (#ecb731)

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 Faux-Meat brown (#ecb731)

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 #ecb731

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ecb731 with white

Darker shades of #ecb731

Darker shades are produced by blending #ecb731 with black

Faux-Meat brown (#ecb731)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #ecb731 with gray

Gradients including #ecb731

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 #ecb731 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ecb731 → #3069ed
#ecb731 → #f1cc6e
#ecb731 → #ffffff
#ecb731 → #c7ed30
#ecb731 → #8d6d1d
#ecb731 → #ed5630

How #ecb731 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ecb731 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 #ecb731 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #ecb731

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

#ecb731might 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 #ecb731

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ecb731. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

American Red Cross

Programming Language Syntax for #ecb731

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 #ecb731
Java new Color(236, 183, 49);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 236, 183, 49);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:236 green:183 blue:49 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(236f, 183f, 49f);
Swift UIColor(red:236, green:183, blue:49, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $31b7ec
Python Color('#ecb731')

Base Conversions of hex color #ecb731

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ecb731. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15513393 while the individual RGB conversions are: 236, 183, 49.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11101100 10110111 00110001
Hex ec b7 31
Octal 354 267 61
Decimal 236 183 49

Icons incorporating the color #ecb731

If you're considering using #ecb731 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #ecb731 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ecb731 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 #ecb731 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ecb731 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ecb731 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ecb731 background.
This text is hex color #ecb731 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ecb731 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ecb731 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ecb731 and white (#ffffff) background.