Faux-Princeton orange (#f0821e) color information

Hex color #f0821e is close to the color named "Princeton orange" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic orange". When people spot this color, Princeton orange (#f0821e), in branding, they might associate it with caution or skepticism, friendliness, pleasure, health care, and the home. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel. Renaissance Hotels, WordPress.com, and Cloudflare are just some of the companies that use this color.

#f0821e Breakdown

#f0821e is made up of (240, 130, 30) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 45.83, 87.50, 5.88) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15761950 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff9933. White should be used ontop of #f0821e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f0821e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f0821e luma #151.46
Websafe hex #ff9933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(240, 130, 30) Adobe RGB (214.00, 131.00, 48.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(94%, 51%, 12%) Closest named color Princeton orange
rgba rgba(240.0, 130.0, 30.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (59.16, 32.90, 33.42)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 45.83, 87.50, 5.88) CIE-L*ab (65.75, 34.42, 64.84)
hsv hsv(28.54, 87.23, 53.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (65.75, 73.41, 62.04)
hsb hsb(28.54, 87.23, 94.00) CIE-L*uv (65.75, 87.17, 58.37)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Princeton orange (#f0821e)

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" #f0821e and the second color is called the "compliment" #1e8eef.

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.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Princeton orange (#f0821e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #f0821e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #1e8eef.

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.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Princeton orange (#f0821e)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Princeton orange (#f0821e)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Princeton orange (#f0821e)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #f0821e

Lighter shades of #f0821e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Princeton orange (#f0821e)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #f0821e with black

Tones of #f0821e

When you combine pure gray with this color, #f0821e, tones are produced.

Gradients including #f0821e

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 #f0821e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f0821e → #1e8eef
#f0821e → #f4a761
#f0821e → #ffffff
#f0821e → #efe81e
#f0821e → #904e12
#f0821e → #ef1e25

#f0821e in different lighting conditions

Seeing #f0821e 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 #f0821e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#f0821e 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.

#f0821emight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #f0821e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#f0821e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Renaissance Hotels
WordPress.com
Cloudflare
The Audience Awards

Programming Language Syntax for #f0821e

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 #f0821e
Java new Color(240, 130, 30);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 240, 130, 30);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:240 green:130 blue:30 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(240f, 130f, 30f);
Swift UIColor(red:240, green:130, blue:30, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1e82f0
Python Color('#f0821e')

Base Conversions of hex color #f0821e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f0821e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15761950 while the individual RGB conversions are: 240, 130, 30.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11110000 10000010 00011110
Hex f0 82 1e
Octal 360 202 36
Decimal 240 130 30

#f0821e Icons

If you're considering using #f0821e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Princeton orange (#f0821e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #f0821e 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 #f0821e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f0821e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f0821e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f0821e background.
This text is hex color #f0821e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f0821e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f0821e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f0821e and white (#ffffff) background.