Faux-Yellow Orange (#faae40) color information

#faae40 is the hex color code that is a variation of "Yellow Orange" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic orange". When people spot this color, Yellow Orange (#faae40), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: caution or skepticism, having confidence, being centrally-located, health care, and health care. Colors labeled as "generic orange" are rarely tied to finance and wealth. Cloudflare, Instagram, and Five Guys are just some of the companies that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Yellow Orange (#faae40)

#faae40 is made up of (250, 174, 64) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 30.40, 74.40, 1.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16428608 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff9933. White should be used ontop of #faae40 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #faae40. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #faae40 luma #184.12
Websafe hex #ff9933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(250, 174, 64) Adobe RGB (230.00, 173.00, 76.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(98%, 68%, 25%) Closest named color Yellow Orange
rgba rgba(250.0, 174.0, 64.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (71.41, 16.57, 37.53)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 30.40, 74.40, 1.96) CIE-L*ab (76.68, 17.18, 63.90)
hsv hsv(35.34, 94.81, 61.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.68, 66.17, 74.95)
hsb hsb(35.34, 74.49, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (76.68, 58.98, 67.66)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Yellow Orange (#faae40)

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" #faae40 while the second is the "compliment" #3f8df9.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Yellow Orange (#faae40)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #faae40 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #3f8df9.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Yellow Orange (#faae40)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Yellow Orange (#faae40)

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-Yellow Orange (#faae40)

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 shades of #faae40

When you combine pure white with this color, #faae40, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #faae40

Darker shades are produced by blending #faae40 with black

Faux-Yellow Orange (#faae40)'s Tones

Tones of #faae40 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #faae40

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 #faae40 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#faae40 → #3f8df9
#faae40 → #fbc679
#faae40 → #ffffff
#faae40 → #eaf93f
#faae40 → #966826
#faae40 → #f94f3f

Faux-Yellow Orange (#faae40) in different environments

Seeing #faae40 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 #faae40 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Yellow Orange (#faae40)

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

#faae40might 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 #faae40

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#faae40. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #faae40

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 #faae40
Java new Color(250, 174, 64);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 250, 174, 64);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:250 green:174 blue:64 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(250f, 174f, 64f);
Swift UIColor(red:250, green:174, blue:64, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $40aefa
Python Color('#faae40')

Base Conversions of hex color #faae40

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #faae40. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16428608 while the individual RGB conversions are: 250, 174, 64.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111010 10101110 01000000
Hex fa ae 40
Octal 372 256 100
Decimal 250 174 64

#faae40 Icons

If you're considering using #faae40 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Yellow Orange (#faae40) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #faae40 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 #faae40 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #faae40 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #faae40 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #faae40 background.
This text is hex color #faae40 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #faae40 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #faae40 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #faae40 and white (#ffffff) background.