Faux-White (#f9ffff) color information

#f9ffff is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "White" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "very dark white". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, White (#f9ffff), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean or soft, compatibility, knowledgeable, the home, and new. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture. Aer Lingus, The Next Web, and GitHub are three companies making use of this color.

#f9ffff Breakdown

#f9ffff is made up of (249, 255, 255) in RGB colorspace and (2.35, 0.00, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16383999 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #f9ffff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f9ffff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f9ffff luma #252.95
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(249, 255, 255) Adobe RGB (251.00, 255.00, 255.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(98%, 100%, 100%) Closest named color White
rgba rgba(249.0, 255.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (99.50, -2.00, -0.75)
cmyk cmyk(2.35, 0.00, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (99.61, -1.94, -0.74)
hsv hsv(180.02, 100.00, 99.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (99.61, 2.08, 200.88)
hsb hsb(180.02, 2.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (99.61, -3.32, -0.80)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-White (#f9ffff)

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" #f9ffff and the second color is called the "compliment" #fff9f9.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-White (#f9ffff)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #f9ffff is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #fff9f9.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-White (#f9ffff)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-White (#f9ffff)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-White (#f9ffff)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter variations of #f9ffff

Lighter shades of #f9ffff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #f9ffff

Darker shades of #f9ffff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #f9ffff

Tones of #f9ffff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-White (#f9ffff) 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 #f9ffff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f9ffff → #fff9f9
#f9ffff → #faffff
#f9ffff → #000000
#f9ffff → #f9fcff
#f9ffff → #959999
#f9ffff → #f9fffc

Faux-White (#f9ffff) in different environments

Seeing #f9ffff 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 #f9ffff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#f9ffff 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.

#f9ffffmight 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.

#f9ffff 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#f9ffff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Aer Lingus
The Next Web
GitHub

#f9ffff 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 #f9ffff
Java new Color(249, 255, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 249, 255, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:249 green:255 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(249f, 255f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:249, green:255, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fffff9
Python Color('#f9ffff')

Base Conversions of hex color #f9ffff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f9ffff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16383999 while the individual RGB conversions are: 249, 255, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111001 11111111 11111111
Hex f9 ff ff
Octal 371 377 377
Decimal 249 255 255

#f9ffff Icons

If you're considering using #f9ffff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-White (#f9ffff) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #f9ffff 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 #f9ffff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f9ffff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f9ffff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f9ffff background.
This text is hex color #f9ffff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f9ffff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f9ffff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f9ffff and white (#ffffff) background.