Faux-Candy apple red (#f90602) color information

Hex color #f90602 is related to "Candy apple red" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "generic red". When people from western culture see this color, Candy apple red (#f90602), used in designs, they might associate it with feelings of love and affection, their physical self and being, an increased heart rate, food and restaurants, and passion. Shades of "generic red". typically aren't associated with finance and wealth.

Breakdown of Faux-Candy apple red (#f90602)

#f90602 is made up of (249, 6, 2) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 97.59, 99.20, 2.35) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16320002 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff0000. White should be used ontop of #f90602 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f90602. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f90602 luma #78.20
Websafe hex #ff0000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(249, 6, 2) Adobe RGB (213.00, 0.00, 15.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(98%, 2%, 1%) Closest named color Candy apple red
rgba rgba(249.0, 6.0, 2.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (44.72, 81.06, 27.23)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 97.59, 99.20, 2.35) CIE-L*ab (51.84, 79.14, 64.19)
hsv hsv(0.62, 97.98, 49.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (51.84, 101.90, 39.05)
hsb hsb(0.62, 98.98, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (51.84, 171.39, 35.99)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Candy apple red (#f90602)

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" #f90602 while the second is the "compliment" #02f9f9.

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-Candy apple red (#f90602)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #f90602 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #02f9f9.

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-Candy apple red (#f90602)

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-Candy apple red (#f90602)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Candy apple red (#f90602)

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.

Faux-Candy apple red (#f90602)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #f90602, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Candy apple red (#f90602)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #f90602, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Candy apple red (#f90602)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #f90602, tones are produced.

#f90602 in 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 #f90602 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f90602 → #02f9f9
#f90602 → #fa504d
#f90602 → #ffffff
#f90602 → #f97e02
#f90602 → #950301
#f90602 → #f9027e

#f90602 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #f90602 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 #f90602 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Candy apple red (#f90602)

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

#f90602might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Candy apple red (#f90602)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#f90602. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#f90602 in programming

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 #f90602
Java new Color(249, 6, 2);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 249, 6, 2);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:249 green:6 blue:2 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(249f, 6f, 2f);
Swift UIColor(red:249, green:6, blue:2, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0206f9
Python Color('#f90602')

Base Conversions of hex color #f90602

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f90602. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16320002 while the individual RGB conversions are: 249, 6, 2.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111001 00000110 00000010
Hex f9 06 02
Octal 371 6 2
Decimal 249 6 2

Icons incorporating the color #f90602

If you're considering using #f90602 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #f90602 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #f90602 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 #f90602 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f90602 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f90602 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f90602 background.
This text is hex color #f90602 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f90602 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f90602 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f90602 and white (#ffffff) background.