Saffron (#f4c430) color information

#f4c430 is the hex color code that is named "Saffron". This color is described as "generic orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Saffron (#f4c430), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: excitement and enthusiasm, having confidence, creativity, playgrounds or fun environments, and health care. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for clothing. Ryanair is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Saffron (#f4c430)

#f4c430 is made up of (244, 196, 48) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 19.67, 80.33, 4.31) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16041008 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc33. Black should be used ontop of #f4c430 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f4c430. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f4c430 luma #193.43
Websafe hex #ffcc33 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(244, 196, 48) Adobe RGB (232.00, 194.00, 65.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(96%, 77%, 19%) Closest named color Saffron
rgba rgba(244.0, 196.0, 48.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (76.81, 4.54, 42.68)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 19.67, 80.33, 4.31) CIE-L*ab (81.29, 4.74, 74.60)
hsv hsv(45.19, 90.59, 57.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (81.29, 74.75, 86.36)
hsb hsb(45.19, 80.21, 96.00) CIE-L*uv (81.29, 42.13, 80.02)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Saffron (#f4c430)

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" #f4c430 and the second color is called the "compliment" #3061f4.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Saffron (#f4c430)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #f4c430 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #3061f4.

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

Triadic Colors of Saffron (#f4c430)

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 Saffron (#f4c430)

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 Saffron (#f4c430)

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 #f4c430

When you combine pure white with this color, #f4c430, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #f4c430

Darker shades of #f4c430 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #f4c430

Tones are produced by blending #f4c430 with gray

Saffron (#f4c430) 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 #f4c430 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f4c430 → #3061f4
#f4c430 → #f7d56e
#f4c430 → #000000
#f4c430 → #c3f430
#f4c430 → #92751c
#f4c430 → #f46130

How #f4c430 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #f4c430 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 #f4c430 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Saffron (#f4c430)

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

#f4c430might 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.

#f4c430 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#f4c430. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#f4c430 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 #f4c430
Java new Color(244, 196, 48);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 244, 196, 48);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:244 green:196 blue:48 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(244f, 196f, 48f);
Swift UIColor(red:244, green:196, blue:48, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $30c4f4
Python Color('#f4c430')

Base Conversions of hex color #f4c430

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f4c430. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16041008 while the individual RGB conversions are: 244, 196, 48.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11110100 11000100 00110000
Hex f4 c4 30
Octal 364 304 60
Decimal 244 196 48

#f4c430 Icons

If you're considering using #f4c430 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Saffron (#f4c430) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #f4c430 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 #f4c430 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f4c430 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f4c430 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f4c430 background.
This text is hex color #f4c430 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f4c430 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f4c430 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f4c430 and white (#ffffff) background.