Golden Orange Color


Golden Orange 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 #286bd2
Complementary Color #2c6fd7
Color Shade: orange (36.35° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 50.98% (better contrasting with white)
Golden Orange Color Sample
Golden Orange Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #d7942d

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Golden Orange Color. The Nanohanacha Gold color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Golden Cricket (#d7b056) for more calm effect. Try Golden Samovar as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#2c6fd7 is the best complementary color to Golden Orange. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #d7942d complementary color is Mariner, 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 Brandy Punch are #d73e2c and #c5d72c. Thus found on the left and right of #d7942d on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Valencia and Key Lime Pie colors as they work well with Golden Orange.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Golden Orange palette consists of #3e2cd7 and #2cc4d7 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#2c6fd7). Try Purple Heart and Scooter colors in combination with #d7942d, 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 #d7942d 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 Golden Orange. Thus Purple Heart and Shamrock giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Golden Orange contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mariner, Emerald, and Cerise split by 90° on the color wheel. #d7942d 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. Golden Orange tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#2c6fd7) and two others. The Shamrock is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cerise Red – 120° from the complementary Mariner. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #2cd794 and #d72c6f.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #d7942d is made of 53% red, 36% green and 11% blue. In a HSL mode Golden Orange has a hue angle of 36.35°, a saturation of 68% and a lightness of 50.98%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #d7942d is made of 0% cyan, 26.27% magenta, 66.66% yellow and 15.69% black ink.

HEX #d7942d
RGB Decimal rgb(215,148,45)
RGB Percentage 53%, 36%, 11%
CMYK 0, 26.27, 66.66, 15.69
HSL hsl(36.35,68%,50.98%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(36.35,79.07%,84.31%)
CIE-LAB lab(66.3794,16.741,60.6522)
XYZ xyz(39.0879,35.8163,7.3357)