Faux-Ghost white (#f9fafc) color information

Hex color #f9fafc is close to the color named "Ghost white" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "very dark white". When people spot this color, Ghost white (#f9fafc), in branding, they might associate it with being pure, compatibility, calmness, clothing, and new. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Aer Lingus, Thomson Reuters, and Fluid UI are three companies using this color in their branding.

#f9fafc Breakdown

#f9fafc is made up of (249, 250, 252) in RGB colorspace and (1.19, 0.79, 0.00, 1.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16382716 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #f9fafc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f9fafc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f9fafc luma #249.68
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(249, 250, 252) Adobe RGB (249.00, 251.00, 252.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(98%, 98%, 99%) Closest named color Ghost white
rgba rgba(249.0, 250.0, 252.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (97.98, -0.45, -0.93)
cmyk cmyk(1.19, 0.79, 0.00, 1.18) CIE-L*ab (98.43, -0.44, -0.92)
hsv hsv(240.00, 33.33, 98.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (98.43, 1.02, 244.44)
hsb hsb(240.00, 1.01, 99.00) CIE-L*uv (98.43, -1.25, -1.35)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Ghost white (#f9fafc)

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" #f9fafc while the second is the "compliment" #fcfcf9.

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-Ghost white (#f9fafc)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #f9fafc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #fcfcf9.

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-Ghost white (#f9fafc)

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-Ghost white (#f9fafc)

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-Ghost white (#f9fafc)

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.

Lighter shades of #f9fafc

Lighter shades of #f9fafc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Ghost white (#f9fafc)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #f9fafc with black

Faux-Ghost white (#f9fafc)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #f9fafc, tones are produced.

Gradients including #f9fafc

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 #f9fafc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f9fafc → #fcfcf9
#f9fafc → #fafbfc
#f9fafc → #000000
#f9fafc → #fbf9fc
#f9fafc → #959697
#f9fafc → #f9fbfc

#f9fafc in different lighting conditions

Seeing #f9fafc 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 #f9fafc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#f9fafc popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#f9fafcmight 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 #f9fafc

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#f9fafc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Twitter
Aer Lingus
Thomson Reuters
Fluid UI
Buffer
The Next Web
GitHub

Programming Language Syntax for #f9fafc

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 #f9fafc
Java new Color(249, 250, 252);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 249, 250, 252);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:249 green:250 blue:252 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(249f, 250f, 252f);
Swift UIColor(red:249, green:250, blue:252, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fcfaf9
Python Color('#f9fafc')

Base Conversions of hex color #f9fafc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f9fafc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16382716 while the individual RGB conversions are: 249, 250, 252.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111001 11111010 11111100
Hex f9 fa fc
Octal 371 372 374
Decimal 249 250 252

Icons incorporating the color #f9fafc

If you're considering using #f9fafc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #f9fafc on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #f9fafc 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 #f9fafc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f9fafc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f9fafc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f9fafc background.
This text is hex color #f9fafc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f9fafc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f9fafc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f9fafc and white (#ffffff) background.