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A comprehensive guide to hex color #e47200

About hex color #e47200 - near-Spanish orange

Hex color #e47200 looks similar to "Spanish orange". It's described as "orange". When humans think of orange in marketing, the following may come to mind: caution or skepticism, being encouraged to participate, creativity, playgrounds or fun environments, and technology. It's rarely tied to travel. Burger King, PeoplePerHour.com, and 5 others are using a color close to Spanish orange in their branding. (Explore brands using Spanish orange).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #e47200 is created using 89.4% red, 44.7% green, and 0% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 50% magenta, 100% yellow, and 10.6% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
89.4%
 
44.7%
 
0%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
50%
 
100%
10.6%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#e47200 is made up of R: 228, G: 114, B: 0 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:50, Y:100, K:10.59 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14971392 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6600. Its closest named color is "Spanish orange". White should be used ontop of #e47200 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e47200. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e47200
Websafe hex #cc6600
rgb 228, 114, 0
rgb percent (%) 89.06%, 44.53%, 0%
rgba R: 228, G: 114, B: 0, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:50, Y:100, K:10.59
hsv 30, 100, 44.71
hsb 30, 100, 89.41
luma 135.09
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 203, 113, 27
Closest named color Spanish orange
Hunter-Lab 53.41, 36.99, 31.77
CIE-L*ab 60.36, 39.23, 68.05
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 60.36, 78.55, 60.04
CIE-L*uv 60.36, 95.18, 55.37°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #e47200. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #e47200 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0072e4.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!

#0072e4
#e47200

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e47200 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0072e4.

Design Tip: The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

#0000e4
#e47200
#00e4e4

Triadic

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Design Tip: This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

#7200e4
#e47200
#00e472

Tetradic

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Design Tip: Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

#e40072
#0072e4
#00e472
#e47200

Analagous

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Design Tip: This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

#e40000
#e47200
#e4e400

Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #e47200 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #e47200 with black #000000.

#2d1600
#442200
#5b2d00
#723900
#884400
#9f4f00
#b65b00
#cd6600

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e47200 with white #FFFFFF.

#e98e33
#ec9c4c
#eeaa66
#f1b87f
#f4c699
#f6d4b2
#f9e2cc
#fcf0e5

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #e47200 with gray #808080.

#947d66
#9e7b59
#a87a4c
#b27940
#bc7733
#c67626
#d07419
#da730c

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #e47200 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #e47200 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #e47200 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #e47200 appears as #e97000 when in old daylight and as #e27244 when in cool fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #e47200

#e47200 might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Spanish orange
Fulvous
Metallic orange
Tangerine
Mustard brown
Philippine orange
Persimmon
Safety orange

Furthest named colors to #e47200

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #e47200. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Aqua
Cyan
Electric cyan
Spanish sky blue
Neon cyan
Blue
Turquoise blue
Vivid sky blue

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #e47200, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

PeoplePerHour.com uses the color #ee7200

#ee7200
   

McDonald’s uses the color #e76a05

#e76a05
#05007b
#2bb3f3
#47bc00
#865200
#9748a8
#bf0c0c
#ffc600

Burger King uses the color #ed7902

#ed7902
#0066b2
#ec1c24
#fdbd10

Blogger uses the color #f57d00

#f57d00
   

Polariod uses the color #f1860e

#f1860e
#00a3e2
#1ba548
#e41b13
#fdc800
   

Pearson uses the color #ed6b06

#ed6b06
#008b5d
#364395
#9d1348

Storyful uses the color #f97200

#f97200
#010101
#8b8b64
#bbbdc0
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

HTML, CSS #e47200
Java new Color(228, 114, 0)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 228, 114, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.8941 green:0.4471 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.8941f, 0.4471f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.8941, green:0.4471, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0072E4
Python Color('#e47200')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e47200. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14971392 while the individual RGB conversions are: 228, 114, 0.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111001000111001000000000
Hexe47200
Octal3441620
Decimal2281140

If you're considering using #e47200 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #e47200 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #e47200 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #e47200 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e47200 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e47200 background.

This text is hex color #e47200 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #e47200 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e47200 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e47200 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #e47200.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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