Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #ec7f22. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
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" #ec7f22 and the second color is called the "compliment" #2291ec.
Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.
The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ec7f22 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #2291ec.
Design Tip: If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.
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.
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.
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: Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.