The color Blonde is a medium light shade of yellow with the hex code #dcbd92. Visually, it represents the lighter hues of natural blonde hair, bearing a certain warmth and brightness that harks to sunshine and golden fields of grain. This shade possesses a mix of green, blue, and red light, with the green and red being more dominant.
The color Blonde has been used in various cultural and artistic contexts. The name itself, blonde, is derived from the French word for fair-haired. Throughout history, blonde hair has been depicted in art and literature as a symbol of youth, beauty, and innocence. Historically, this color has also been associated with wheat and golden grains, signifying abundance and prosperity in various cultures. The color itself gained significant popularity in the world of fashion and interior design in the late 20th and early 21st century due to its soft, warm, and versatile qualities.
In fashion, it is often found in a broad spectrum of apparel and accessories as it complements many skin tones. In interior design, Blonde is used in decorating schemes for its ability to create a warm, inviting atmosphere, often used in walls, furniture, and fabrics. In the digital world, this color is used in web design and graphics for a pleasing aesthetic. In the beauty industry, Blonde is a staple hair dye color, and in the art world, it's used in painting and illustrations to represent light, warmth, and natural beauty.
In the RGB color space, the color Blonde has the values (220, 189, 146), being composed of 86.3% Red (R), 74.1% Green (G), and 57.3% Blue (B).
In the HSL color space, the color Blonde has a hue of 34 degrees, a saturation of 51.4% and a lightness of 71.8%.
In the CMYK color space, Blonde is composed of 0 parts of Cyan (C), 14 parts of Magenta (M), 34 parts of Yellow (Y), and 14 parts of Black (K).
|RGB||220, 189, 146||rgb(220, 189, 146)|
|RGB Percent||86.3%, 74.1%, 57.3%||rgb(86.3%, 74.1%, 57.3%)|
|RGB 0-1||0.8627, 0.7412, 0.5725||color(srgb 0.8627 0.7412 0.5725)CSS 4|
|HSL||34°, 51.4%, 71.8%||hsl(34, 51.4%, 71.8%)|
|CMYK||0, 14, 34, 14|
|LAB (D50)||78.55, 6.93, 26.11||lab(78.55 6.93 26.11)CSS 4|
|LCH (D50)||78.55, 27.01, 75.15°||lch(78.55 27.01 75.15)CSS 4|
|OKLAB||0.8146, 0.0167, 0.0650||oklab(0.8146 0.0167 0.0650)CSS 4|
|OKLCH||0.8146, 0.0671, 75.64°||oklch(0.8146 0.0671 75.64)CSS 4|
|XYZ (D50)||0.5492, 0.5415, 0.2646||color(xyz-d50 0.5492 0.5415 0.2646)CSS 4|
|XYZ (D65)||0.5290, 0.5369, 0.3477||color(xyz-d65 0.5290 0.5369 0.3477)CSS 4|
Analogous color harmonies are created using three colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. For Blonde (#dcbd92) the analogous colors are Petite Orchid (#dc9892) and Wax Green (#d6dc92). These harmonies often have a calm, relaxed feeling and can be used to create a sense of unity in a design.
One of the most popular color schemes in art and design is the complementary color scheme. This color scheme makes use of two colors that sit opposite of each other on the color wheel, such as blue and orange, red and green, or purple and yellow. The color opposite to Blonde (#dcbd92) is Blue Skies Today (#92b1dc). By using contrasting colors, this scheme can create a dynamic and eye-catching look.
Split-complementary color harmony is created when one color is combined with the two colors on either side of its complementary color. The two split-complementary colors forBlonde (#dcbd92) are Arctic Blue (#92d6dc) and Portage (#9892dc). This type of color scheme is often used in interior design because it is both visually appealing and harmonious.
Double split-complementary color harmony is a color scheme that consists of two pairs of colors that are complementary to each other. The first pair consists of the main colorPetite Orchid (#dc9892) and its complement Wax Green (#d6dc92), while the second pair consists of the two colors adjacent to the main color's complement: Arctic Blue (#92d6dc) and Portage (#9892dc). This type of color harmony is often used in art and design to create a sense of balance and visual interest.
Rectangle color harmony is a color scheme based on the rectangular shape. It is made up of four colors: two complementary colors: Blonde (#dcbd92) and Blue Skies Today (#92b1dc), a split-complementary color: Stem Green (#b1dc92), and an analogous color: Lenurple (#bd92dc). This type of color scheme is often used in web design and advertising. The rectangular shape helps to create a sense of balance and stability, while the four colors provide a wide range of options for creating an eye-catching design.
Triadic color harmony is a color scheme that uses three colors that are evenly spaced around the color wheel. For Blonde (#dcbd92) the two colors that form a triadic color scheme are Green Jewel (#92dcbd) and Lenurple (#bd92dc). To create a triadic color scheme, you can either choose three colors that are evenly spaced on the color wheel or you can choose two colors and then find the third color that is equidistant from them. Triadic color schemes are often used in art and design because they are both visually pleasing and harmonious.
Tetradic color harmony is created when four colors that are equidistant from each other on the color wheel are used together. For Blonde (#dcbd92) the three colors that form a tetradic color scheme are Retro (#92dc98), Blue Skies Today (#92b1dc) andLove Dust (#dc92d6). This type of harmony is often used in menswear, as it can create a strong and masculine look. Done well, tetradic color harmony can create a bold and stylish look.
Tints, shades, and tones can be used to create unique effects in art and design. By using tints, shades, and tones, you can add depth and dimension to your work.
A tint is a lightened color, achieved by adding white. This can create a softer, more delicate look.
A shade is a darkened color, achieved by adding black. This can create a richer, more dramatic look.
A tone is a muted color, achieved by adding gray. This can create a more subtle, sophisticated look.