#b4a00e Color Information

#b4a00e Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #b4a00e. In RGB, it consists of 70.6% Red, 62.7% Green, and 5.5% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 11.1% Magenta, 92.2% Yellow, and 29.4% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 52.8°, with saturation of 85.6% and lightness of 38%. The decimal value for #b4a00e is 11837454, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc9900. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #b4a00e is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#b4a00e Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color180, 160, 14 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color70.6%, 62.7%, 5.5% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.294, 0.373, 0.945 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.111, 0.922, 0.294 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color52.8°, 85.6%, 38.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color52.8°, 92.2%, 70.6% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color31.473, 34.877, 5.489 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color37, 180, 14 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11837454 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color65.652, -6.037, 66.900 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)65.652, 67.172, 95.156 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color65.652, 19.288, 69.387 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color59.056, -8.222, 35.829 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.438, 0.485, 34.877 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290027534 / 0xffb4a00e Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc9900 Copy

Shades of #b4a00e

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #b4a00e, its pure hue is 52.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 85.6%, and its lightness is 38.0%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 18 different shades of #b4a00e, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0b0901 to #a9970d.

Tints of #b4a00e

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #b4a00e, its pure hue is 52.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 85.6%, and its lightness is 38.0%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #b4a00e, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #b8a61c to #fbf9f1.

Tones of #b4a00e

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #b4a00e, its pure hue is 52.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 85.6%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #b4a00e, which range from #616161 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #c2ab00 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #b4a00e

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #b4a00e! For #b4a00e, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #b4a00e. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #b4a00e

This color, #b4a00e, consists of 70.6% Red, 62.7% Green, and 5.5% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 180, Green = 160, Blue = 14. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #b4a00e is 0% Cyan, 11.1% Magenta, 92.2% Yellow, and 29.4% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R70.6%
C0.0%
G62.7%
M11.1%
B5.5%
Y92.2%
K29.4%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 180 160 14
Octal 264 240 16
Hexa #b4 #a0 #0e
Binary 10110100 10100000 00001110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 11 92 29
Octal 0 13 134 35
Hexa #00 #0b #5c #1d
Binary 00000000 00001011 01011100 00011101

Analogous Colors of #b4a00e

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #b4a00e — which has hue 52.8° — its analogous colors are located at 22.8° and 82.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b4a00e.

Triadic Colors of #b4a00e

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #b4a00e — which has hue 52.8° — its triadic colors are located at 52.8° and 292.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b4a00e.

Complementary Color of #b4a00e

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #b4a00e — which has hue 52.8° — its complementary color is located at 232.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b4a00e.

Split Complementary Colors of #b4a00e

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #b4a00e — which has hue 52.8° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 52.8° and 262.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b4a00e.

Tetradic Colors of #b4a00e

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #b4a00e — which has hue 52.8° — its tetradic colors are located at 322.8°, 52.8°, 142.8°, and 232.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b4a00e.

Monochromatic Colors of #b4a00e

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #b4a00e, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #574d0b — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #f7df2c (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #b4a00e

We want to make getting started with #b4a00e on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #b4a00e into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #b4a00e can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #b4a00e with other HTML elements.

#b4a00e Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #b4a00e.
<span style="color: #b4a00e;">The color of this text is #b4a00e.</span>

#b4a00e Background Color

The background color for this text is #b4a00e.
<div style="background-color: #b4a00e; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #b4a00e.</div>

#b4a00e Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #b4a00e.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #b4a00e;">This color for the shadow of this text is #b4a00e.</span>

#b4a00e Border Color

This is a div with border color #b4a00e.
<div style="border: #b4a00e 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #b4a00e.</div>

#b4a00e Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #b4a00e on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b4a00e; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b4a00e on a white background.</div></div>

#b4a00e Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #b4a00e on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b4a00e; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b4a00e on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #b4a00e to White

This is a gradient from #b4a00e to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b4a00e,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b4a00e,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b4a00e,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b4a00e,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b4a00e to white.</div>

Gradient from #b4a00e to Black

This is a gradient from #b4a00e to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b4a00e,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b4a00e,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b4a00e,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b4a00e,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b4a00e to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #b4a00e

In addition to using #b4a00e on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #b4a00e in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #b4a00e, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 180, Green = 160, Blue = 14). If you need details about the color coordinates of #b4a00e in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #b4a00e
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(180, 160, 14)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #b4a00e; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #b4a00e; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #b4a00e; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(180, 160, 14);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#b4a00e")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:180, green:160, blue:14, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:180 green:160 blue:14 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(180f, 160f, 14f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(180, 160, 14);
 

#b4a00e Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #b4a00e the same way. For those with color blindness, #b4a00e might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #b4a00e looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #b4a00e is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #b4a00e looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #b4a00e will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Recommended

We analyzed whether #b4a00e is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 2.6:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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