Faux-Maximum yellow red (#f0b849) color information

Hex color #f0b849 almost matches the color named "Maximum yellow red" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Maximum yellow red (#f0b849), in advertising materials, they might associate it with excitement and enthusiasm, being encouraged to participate, pleasure, playgrounds or fun environments, and technology. Colors labeled as "light orange" are rarely tied to travel. WordPress.com is a company using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #f0b849

#f0b849 is made up of (240, 184, 73) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 23.33, 69.58, 5.88) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15775817 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc33. Black should be used ontop of #f0b849 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f0b849. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f0b849 luma #188.02
Websafe hex #ffcc33 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(240, 184, 73) Adobe RGB (224.00, 182.00, 84.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(94%, 72%, 29%) Closest named color Maximum yellow red
rgba rgba(240.0, 184.0, 73.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (72.80, 9.03, 36.96)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 23.33, 69.58, 5.88) CIE-L*ab (77.87, 9.48, 60.91)
hsv hsv(39.69, 84.42, 61.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (77.87, 61.64, 81.15)
hsb hsb(39.69, 69.15, 94.00) CIE-L*uv (77.87, 45.14, 67.85)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Maximum yellow red (#f0b849)

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" #f0b849 while the second is the "compliment" #4983ef.

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 Compliments of #Faux-Maximum yellow red (#f0b849)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #f0b849 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #4983ef.

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-Maximum yellow red (#f0b849)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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-Maximum yellow red (#f0b849)

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-Maximum yellow red (#f0b849)

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 variations of #f0b849

Lighter shades are produced by blending #f0b849 with white

Faux-Maximum yellow red (#f0b849)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #f0b849 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Maximum yellow red (#f0b849)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #f0b849, tones are produced.

Faux-Maximum yellow red (#f0b849) 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 #f0b849 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f0b849 → #4983ef
#f0b849 → #f4cd7f
#f0b849 → #000000
#f0b849 → #d6ef49
#f0b849 → #906e2b
#f0b849 → #ef6249

#f0b849 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #f0b849 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 #f0b849 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #f0b849

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

#f0b849might 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.

#f0b849 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#f0b849. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#f0b849 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 #f0b849
Java new Color(240, 184, 73);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 240, 184, 73);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:240 green:184 blue:73 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(240f, 184f, 73f);
Swift UIColor(red:240, green:184, blue:73, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $49b8f0
Python Color('#f0b849')

Base Conversions of hex color #f0b849

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f0b849. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15775817 while the individual RGB conversions are: 240, 184, 73.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11110000 10111000 01001001
Hex f0 b8 49
Octal 360 270 111
Decimal 240 184 73

#f0b849 Icons

If you're considering using #f0b849 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Maximum yellow red (#f0b849) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #f0b849 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 #f0b849 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f0b849 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f0b849 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f0b849 background.
This text is hex color #f0b849 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f0b849 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f0b849 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f0b849 and white (#ffffff) background.