Faux-Alabaster (#f2f9e6) color information

Hex color #f2f9e6 almost matches the color named "Alabaster" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very light orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Alabaster (#f2f9e6), in advertisements, they might associate it with excitement and enthusiasm, being encouraged to participate, pleasure, playgrounds or fun environments, and technology. Shades of "very light orange". typically aren't associated with travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Alabaster (#f2f9e6)

#f2f9e6 is made up of (242, 249, 230) in RGB colorspace and (2.81, 0.00, 7.63, 2.35) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15923686 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #f2f9e6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f2f9e6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f2f9e6 luma #244.51
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(242, 249, 230) Adobe RGB (244.00, 250.00, 230.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(95%, 98%, 90%) Closest named color Alabaster
rgba rgba(242.0, 249.0, 230.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (96.44, -6.38, 8.47)
cmyk cmyk(2.81, 0.00, 7.63, 2.35) CIE-L*ab (97.23, -6.33, 8.92)
hsv hsv(82.52, 66.67, 94.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (97.23, 10.94, 125.36)
hsb hsb(82.52, 8.16, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (97.23, -3.65, 14.66)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Alabaster (#f2f9e6)

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" #f2f9e6 and the second color is called the "compliment" #ece5f9.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Alabaster (#f2f9e6)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #f2f9e6 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ece5f9.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Alabaster (#f2f9e6)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Alabaster (#f2f9e6)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Alabaster (#f2f9e6)

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 shades of #f2f9e6

When you combine pure white with this color, #f2f9e6, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #f2f9e6

Darker shades are produced by blending #f2f9e6 with black

Tones of #f2f9e6

Tones of #f2f9e6 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #f2f9e6

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 #f2f9e6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f2f9e6 → #ece5f9
#f2f9e6 → #f5faed
#f2f9e6 → #000000
#f2f9e6 → #e8f9e5
#f2f9e6 → #91958a
#f2f9e6 → #f9f7e5

Faux-Alabaster (#f2f9e6) in different environments

Seeing #f2f9e6 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 #f2f9e6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Alabaster (#f2f9e6)

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

#f2f9e6might 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 #f2f9e6

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#f2f9e6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #f2f9e6

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 #f2f9e6
Java new Color(242, 249, 230);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 242, 249, 230);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:242 green:249 blue:230 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(242f, 249f, 230f);
Swift UIColor(red:242, green:249, blue:230, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e6f9f2
Python Color('#f2f9e6')

Base Conversions of hex color #f2f9e6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f2f9e6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15923686 while the individual RGB conversions are: 242, 249, 230.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11110010 11111001 11100110
Hex f2 f9 e6
Octal 362 371 346
Decimal 242 249 230

Icons incorporating the color #f2f9e6

If you're considering using #f2f9e6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #f2f9e6 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #f2f9e6 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 #f2f9e6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f2f9e6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f2f9e6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f2f9e6 background.
This text is hex color #f2f9e6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f2f9e6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f2f9e6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f2f9e6 and white (#ffffff) background.