Reno Sand Color


Reno Sand is soft, warm-toned shade of orange. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with blue cyan, mid magenta or green cyan

Inverse Color #579aea
Complementary Color #1557a8
Color Shade: orange (32.65° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 37.06% (better contrasting with white)
Reno Sand Color Sample
Reno Sand Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #a86515

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Reno Sand Color. The Buttered Rum color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Puma (#96711c) for more calm effect. Try Piper as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#1557a8 is the best complementary color to Reno Sand. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #a86515 complementary color is Tory Blue, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, orange, and mid yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Reno Sand are #a81b15 and #a1a815. Thus found on the left and right of #a86515 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Tabasco and Sahara colors as they work well with Reno Sand.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Reno Sand palette consists of #1b15a8 and #15a1a8 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#1557a8). Try Torea Bay and Eastern Blue colors in combination with #a86515, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #a86515 offers a combination of violet and green cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Reno Sand. Thus Seance and Mountain Meadow giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Reno Sand contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Tory Blue, La Palma, and Violet Eggplant split by 90° on the color wheel. #a86515 square combo is a palette of orange, mid green, blue cyan and mid magenta shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Reno Sand tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#1557a8) and two others. The Mountain Meadow is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Jazzberry Jam – 120° from the complementary Tory Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #15a865 and #a81557.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #a86515 is made of 58% red, 35% green and 7% blue. In a HSL mode Reno Sand has a hue angle of 32.65°, a saturation of 77.78% and a lightness of 37.06%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #a86515 is made of 0% cyan, 26.27% magenta, 57.64% yellow and 34.12% black ink.

HEX #a86515
RGB Decimal rgb(168,101,21)
RGB Percentage 58%, 35%, 7%
CMYK 0, 26.27, 57.64, 34.12
HSL hsl(32.65,77.78%,37.06%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(32.65,87.5%,65.88%)
CIE-LAB lab(49.1134,21.3097,51.7258)
XYZ xyz(20.9375,17.6863,3.0197)