Taupe is a medium dark color with the color codes #b9a281 / rgb(185, 162, 129) / hsl(35, 29%, 62%). Taupe has a yellowish hue and low saturation.
In the RGB color space, the color Taupe has the values (185, 162, 129), being composed of 72.5% Red (R), 63.5% Green (G), and 50.6% Blue (B).
In the HSL color space, the color Taupe has a hue of 35 degrees, a saturation of 28.6% and a lightness of 61.6%.
In the CMYK color space, Taupe is composed of 0 parts of Cyan (C), 12 parts of Magenta (M), 30 parts of Yellow (Y), and 27 parts of Black (K).
|RGB||185, 162, 129||rgb(185, 162, 129)|
|RGB Percent||72.5%, 63.5%, 50.6%||rgb(72.5%, 63.5%, 50.6%)|
|RGB 0-1||0.7255, 0.6353, 0.5059||color(srgb 0.7255 0.6353 0.5059)CSS 4|
|HSL||35°, 28.6%, 61.6%||hsl(35, 28.6%, 61.6%)|
|CMYK||0, 12, 30, 27|
|LAB (D50)||68.04, 5.01, 20.49||lab(68.04 5.01 20.49)CSS 4|
|LCH (D50)||68.04, 21.09, 76.25°||lch(68.04 21.09 76.25)CSS 4|
|OKLAB||0.7240, 0.0122, 0.0514||oklab(0.7240 0.0122 0.0514)CSS 4|
|OKLCH||0.7240, 0.0528, 76.66°||oklch(0.7240 0.0528 76.66)CSS 4|
|XYZ (D50)||0.3821, 0.3803, 0.1986||color(xyz-d50 0.3821 0.3803 0.1986)CSS 4|
|XYZ (D65)||0.3689, 0.3774, 0.2611||color(xyz-d65 0.3689 0.3774 0.2611)CSS 4|
Analogous color harmonies are created using three colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. For Taupe (#b9a281) the analogous colors are Red Clover (#b98681) and Fancy Flirt (#b4b981). 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 Taupe (#b9a281) is Denim Tradition (#8198b9). 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 forTaupe (#b9a281) are Lifeboat Blue (#81b4b9) and Unimaginable (#8681b9). 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 colorRed Clover (#b98681) and its complement Fancy Flirt (#b4b981), while the second pair consists of the two colors adjacent to the main color's complement: Lifeboat Blue (#81b4b9) and Unimaginable (#8681b9). 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: Taupe (#b9a281) and Denim Tradition (#8198b9), a split-complementary color: Willow Dyed (#98b981), and an analogous color: Lilac Purple (#a281b9). 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 Taupe (#b9a281) the two colors that form a triadic color scheme are Orient Mosaic Green (#81b9a2) and Lilac Purple (#a281b9). 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 Taupe (#b9a281) the three colors that form a tetradic color scheme are Oilcloth Green (#81b986), Denim Tradition (#8198b9) andDrama Violet (#b981b4). 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.