Description and conversion results of color Desert Sand

It is a bright pastel orange color having an approximate luminance of 83%. It has a hue value of 25° indicating that this is a warm color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Apricot, Peach Puff, Peach (Crayola), Unbleached Silk, Light Orange, Champagne Pink, Bisque, Almond, Tuscan and Deep Champagne. A little below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color Desert Sand to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(237, 201, 175)
#edc9af
hsl(25.2, 63.3%, 80.8%)
hsv(25.2, 26.2%, 92.9%)
lab(83.4, 8.9, 17.7)
xyz(63.5, 62.9, 49.3)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: in real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone 475 C
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Pantone 12-1011 TPG
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Pantone 12-0913 TPG
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RAL D2 060 80 20
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RAL D2 070 80 20
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RAL D2 050 80 20
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Sherwin-Williams 6351
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Sherwin-Williams 0027
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Sherwin-Williams 6344
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base Desert Sand color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel orange color to white. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Unbleached Silk, Champagne Pink, Almond, Antique White, Linen, Seashell, Isabelline, Snow and Cultured.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Desert Sand color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel orange color to black. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Beaver, Grullo, Cinereous, Antique Brass, French Bistre, Raw Umber, Umber, Shadow, Taupe, Dark Lava, Dark Liver (horses), Eerie Black, Black Chocolate, Raisin Black and Smoky Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Desert Sand color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel orange color to gray. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Champagne Pink, Unbleached Silk, Apricot, Almond, Bone, Silver (Crayola), Pale Silver, Timberwolf and Light Gray.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively. In the following tables these color schemes are present.

Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of rose, red, orange, yellow and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Catawba, Eggplant, Tuscany, Pastel Pink, Rose Ebony, Bole, Van Dyke Brown, Dark Brown, Tumbleweed, Antique Brass, Olive Drab 7, Army Green, Ecru, Sand, Rifle Green, Kombu Green, Laurel Green and Artichoke.

Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of orange and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Café Noir, Bistre, Beaver, Café Au Lait, Apricot, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Indigo Dye, Light Slate Gray, Steel Blue, Uranian Blue and Columbia Blue.

Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of orange, violet and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Van Dyke Brown, Dark Brown, Tumbleweed, Antique Brass, English Violet, Independence, Blue Bell, Glossy Grape, Deep Jungle Green, MSU Green, Green Sheen and Verdigris.

Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of orange, green, azure, magenta and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Van Dyke Brown, Dark Brown, Tumbleweed, Antique Brass, Brunswick Green, English Green, Cambridge Blue, Dark Sea Green, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Charcoal, Dark Sky Blue, Pewter Blue, Dark Byzantium, Eggplant, Lilac and Pink Lavender.

If you want to have a more detailed control of the colors in the schemes, have a look at the Spektran application too!

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