Faux-Cultured (#f2f9f8) color information

The hexidecimal color, #f2f9f8, almost matches the color named "Cultured" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "very dark white". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Cultured (#f2f9f8), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being clean or soft, having neutrality, balance, the home, and peace. This color isn't popular for finance. Milligram, Shazam, and Twitter are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Cultured (#f2f9f8)

#f2f9f8 is made up of (242, 249, 248) in RGB colorspace and (2.81, 0.00, 0.40, 2.35) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15923704 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #f2f9f8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f2f9f8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f2f9f8 luma #246.55
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(242, 249, 248) Adobe RGB (245.00, 249.00, 247.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(95%, 98%, 97%) Closest named color Cultured
rgba rgba(242.0, 249.0, 248.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (96.95, -2.51, 0.22)
cmyk cmyk(2.81, 0.00, 0.40, 2.35) CIE-L*ab (97.63, -2.47, 0.22)
hsv hsv(160.02, 42.86, 96.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (97.63, 2.48, 174.91)
hsb hsb(160.02, 3.06, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (97.63, -3.45, 0.79)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Cultured (#f2f9f8)

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" #f2f9f8 while the second is the "compliment" #f9f2f4.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Cultured (#f2f9f8)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #f2f9f8 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #f9f2f4.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Cultured (#f2f9f8)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Cultured (#f2f9f8)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Cultured (#f2f9f8)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #f2f9f8

When you combine pure white with this color, #f2f9f8, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #f2f9f8

Darker shades of #f2f9f8 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Cultured (#f2f9f8)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #f2f9f8 with gray

Faux-Cultured (#f2f9f8) 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 #f2f9f8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f2f9f8 → #f9f2f4
#f2f9f8 → #f5fafa
#f2f9f8 → #000000
#f2f9f8 → #f2f8f9
#f2f9f8 → #919594
#f2f9f8 → #f2f9f3

How #f2f9f8 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #f2f9f8 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 #f2f9f8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Cultured (#f2f9f8)

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

#f2f9f8might 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.

#f2f9f8 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#f2f9f8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Sprout Social
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#f2f9f8 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 #f2f9f8
Java new Color(242, 249, 248);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 242, 249, 248);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:242 green:249 blue:248 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(242f, 249f, 248f);
Swift UIColor(red:242, green:249, blue:248, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f8f9f2
Python Color('#f2f9f8')

Base Conversions of hex color #f2f9f8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f2f9f8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15923704 while the individual RGB conversions are: 242, 249, 248.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11110010 11111001 11111000
Hex f2 f9 f8
Octal 362 371 370
Decimal 242 249 248

Icons incorporating the color #f2f9f8

If you're considering using #f2f9f8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #f2f9f8 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #f2f9f8 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 #f2f9f8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f2f9f8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f2f9f8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f2f9f8 background.
This text is hex color #f2f9f8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f2f9f8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f2f9f8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f2f9f8 and white (#ffffff) background.