Faux-Princeton orange (#f38020) color information

The hexidecimal color, #f38020, is a variation of "Princeton orange" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic orange". When people spot this color, Princeton orange (#f38020), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: caution or skepticism, being encouraged to participate, creativity, health care, and technology. Colors labeled as "generic orange" are rarely tied to clothing. Renaissance Hotels, WordPress.com, and Cloudflare are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of #f38020

#f38020 is made up of (243, 128, 32) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 47.33, 86.83, 4.71) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15958048 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff9933. White should be used ontop of #f38020 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f38020. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f38020 luma #151.41
Websafe hex #ff9933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(243, 128, 32) Adobe RGB (218.00, 124.00, 49.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(95%, 50%, 13%) Closest named color Princeton orange
rgba rgba(243.0, 128.0, 32.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, 39.45, 32.75)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 47.33, 86.83, 4.71) CIE-L*ab (64.96, 40.72, 63.48)
hsv hsv(27.07, 89.13, 54.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 75.42, 57.32)
hsb hsb(27.07, 86.32, 95.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, 98.21, 55.48)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Princeton orange (#f38020)

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" #f38020 and the second color is called the "compliment" #2194f2.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Princeton orange (#f38020)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #f38020 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #2194f2.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Princeton orange (#f38020)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Princeton orange (#f38020)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Princeton orange (#f38020)

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 shades of #f38020

Lighter shades are produced by blending #f38020 with white

Darker shades of #f38020

Darker shades are produced by blending #f38020 with black

Tones of #f38020

Tones are produced by blending #f38020 with gray

Gradients including #f38020

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 #f38020 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f38020 → #2194f2
#f38020 → #f6a662
#f38020 → #ffffff
#f38020 → #f2e721
#f38020 → #914c13
#f38020 → #f2212b

How #f38020 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #f38020 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 #f38020 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #f38020

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

#f38020might 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 #f38020

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#f38020. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

UCSF
Renaissance Hotels
WordPress.com
Cloudflare
Residence Inn
The Audience Awards
Stack Overflow

Programming Language Syntax for #f38020

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 #f38020
Java new Color(243, 128, 32);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 243, 128, 32);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:243 green:128 blue:32 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(243f, 128f, 32f);
Swift UIColor(red:243, green:128, blue:32, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2080f3
Python Color('#f38020')

Base Conversions of hex color #f38020

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f38020. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15958048 while the individual RGB conversions are: 243, 128, 32.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11110011 10000000 00100000
Hex f3 80 20
Octal 363 200 40
Decimal 243 128 32

#f38020 Icons

If you're considering using #f38020 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Princeton orange (#f38020) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #f38020 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 #f38020 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f38020 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f38020 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f38020 background.
This text is hex color #f38020 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f38020 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f38020 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f38020 and white (#ffffff) background.