Faux-Ghost white (#f9fafd) color information

Hex color #f9fafd almost matches the color named "Ghost white" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very dark white". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Ghost white (#f9fafd), in designs, they might associate it with being clean or soft, having an absense, calmness, the home, and simplicity. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. GitHub, Twitter, and Aer Lingus have ties to this color.

Breakdown of #f9fafd

#f9fafd is made up of (249, 250, 253) in RGB colorspace and (1.58, 1.19, 0.00, 0.78) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16382717 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #f9fafd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f9fafd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f9fafd luma #249.79
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(249, 250, 253) 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, 253.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (97.98, -0.45, -0.93)
cmyk cmyk(1.58, 1.19, 0.00, 0.78) 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 (#f9fafd)

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" #f9fafd and the second color is called 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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Ghost white (#f9fafd)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #f9fafd 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 (#f9fafd)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 (#f9fafd)

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 (#f9fafd)

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 variations of #f9fafd

Lighter shades are produced by blending #f9fafd with white

Faux-Ghost white (#f9fafd)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #f9fafd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #f9fafd

When you combine pure gray with this color, #f9fafd, tones are produced.

Faux-Ghost white (#f9fafd) 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 #f9fafd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f9fafd → #fcfcf9
#f9fafd → #fafbfd
#f9fafd → #000000
#f9fafd → #fbf9fc
#f9fafd → #959697
#f9fafd → #f9fbfc

#f9fafd in different lighting conditions

Seeing #f9fafd 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 #f9fafd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #f9fafd

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

#f9fafdmight 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.

#f9fafd 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#f9fafd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Twitter
Aer Lingus
Fluid UI
Buffer
The Next Web
GitHub

#f9fafd 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 #f9fafd
Java new Color(249, 250, 253);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 249, 250, 253);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:249 green:250 blue:253 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(249f, 250f, 253f);
Swift UIColor(red:249, green:250, blue:253, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fdfaf9
Python Color('#f9fafd')

Base Conversions of hex color #f9fafd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f9fafd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16382717 while the individual RGB conversions are: 249, 250, 253.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111001 11111010 11111101
Hex f9 fa fd
Octal 371 372 375
Decimal 249 250 253

Icons incorporating the color #f9fafd

If you're considering using #f9fafd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #f9fafd on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #f9fafd 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 #f9fafd on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f9fafd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f9fafd background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f9fafd background.
This text is hex color #f9fafd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f9fafd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f9fafd and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f9fafd and white (#ffffff) background.