Cadmium orange (#ed872d) color information

#ed872d is the hex color code that can simply be referred to as "Cadmium orange". The color is categorized as "generic orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Cadmium orange (#ed872d), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: excitement and enthusiasm, friendliness, being centrally-located, playgrounds or fun environments, and the home. Colors labeled as "generic orange" are rarely tied to finance and wealth.

#ed872d Breakdown

#ed872d is made up of (237, 135, 45) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 43.04, 81.01, 7.06) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15566637 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff9933. White should be used ontop of #ed872d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ed872d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ed872d luma #155.19
Websafe hex #ff9933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(237, 135, 45) Adobe RGB (213.00, 136.00, 55.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(93%, 53%, 18%) Closest named color Cadmium orange
rgba rgba(237.0, 135.0, 45.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.00, 29.57, 33.04)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 43.04, 81.01, 7.06) CIE-L*ab (66.52, 31.10, 62.16)
hsv hsv(28.00, 84.27, 55.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (66.52, 69.51, 63.42)
hsb hsb(28.00, 80.65, 93.00) CIE-L*uv (66.52, 80.48, 58.11)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Cadmium orange (#ed872d)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #ed872d while the second is the "compliment" #2d93ed.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Cadmium orange (#ed872d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ed872d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #2d93ed.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Cadmium orange (#ed872d)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Cadmium orange (#ed872d)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Cadmium orange (#ed872d)

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.

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

Lighter variations of #ed872d

Lighter shades of #ed872d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #ed872d

Darker shades of #ed872d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Cadmium orange (#ed872d)'s Tones

Tones of #ed872d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Cadmium orange (#ed872d) Gradients

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 #ed872d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ed872d → #2d93ed
#ed872d → #f2ab6c
#ed872d → #ffffff
#ed872d → #ede62d
#ed872d → #8e511b
#ed872d → #ed2d34

Cadmium orange (#ed872d) in different environments

Seeing #ed872d 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 #ed872d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#ed872d popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#ed872dmight 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.

#ed872d popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ed872d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ed872d in coding

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.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #ed872d
Java new Color(237, 135, 45);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 237, 135, 45);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:237 green:135 blue:45 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(237f, 135f, 45f);
Swift UIColor(red:237, green:135, blue:45, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2d87ed
Python Color('#ed872d')

Base Conversions of hex color #ed872d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ed872d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15566637 while the individual RGB conversions are: 237, 135, 45.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11101101 10000111 00101101
Hex ed 87 2d
Octal 355 207 55
Decimal 237 135 45

#ed872d Icons

If you're considering using #ed872d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Cadmium orange (#ed872d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ed872d colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #ed872d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ed872d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ed872d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ed872d background.
This text is hex color #ed872d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ed872d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ed872d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ed872d and white (#ffffff) background.