Faux-Papaya whip (#faf0d5) color information

#faf0d5 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Papaya whip" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very light orange". When people from western culture see this color, Papaya whip (#faf0d5), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: warmth, being encouraged to participate, being centrally-located, technology, and technology. Shades of "very light orange". typically aren't associated with finance and wealth.

#faf0d5 Breakdown

#faf0d5 is made up of (250, 240, 213) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 4.00, 14.80, 1.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16445653 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffcc. Black should be used ontop of #faf0d5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #faf0d5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #faf0d5 luma #239.70
Websafe hex #ffffcc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(250, 240, 213) Adobe RGB (248.00, 238.00, 214.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(98%, 94%, 84%) Closest named color Papaya whip
rgba rgba(250.0, 240.0, 213.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (93.27, 0.60, 12.36)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 4.00, 14.80, 1.96) CIE-L*ab (94.74, 0.59, 13.52)
hsv hsv(42.86, 77.78, 91.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (94.74, 13.53, 87.50)
hsb hsb(42.86, 14.29, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (94.74, 9.37, 19.94)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Papaya whip (#faf0d5)

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" #faf0d5 while the second is the "compliment" #d6e0f9.

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-Papaya whip (#faf0d5)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #faf0d5 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d6e0f9.

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-Papaya whip (#faf0d5)

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-Papaya whip (#faf0d5)

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-Papaya whip (#faf0d5)

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 #faf0d5

Lighter shades of #faf0d5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Papaya whip (#faf0d5)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #faf0d5 with black

Faux-Papaya whip (#faf0d5)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #faf0d5, tones are produced.

Gradients including #faf0d5

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 #faf0d5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#faf0d5 → #d6e0f9
#faf0d5 → #fbf4e1
#faf0d5 → #000000
#faf0d5 → #f2f9d6
#faf0d5 → #96907f
#faf0d5 → #f9ddd6

#faf0d5 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #faf0d5 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 #faf0d5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#faf0d5 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.

#faf0d5might 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 #faf0d5

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#faf0d5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #faf0d5

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 #faf0d5
Java new Color(250, 240, 213);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 250, 240, 213);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:250 green:240 blue:213 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(250f, 240f, 213f);
Swift UIColor(red:250, green:240, blue:213, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d5f0fa
Python Color('#faf0d5')

Base Conversions of hex color #faf0d5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #faf0d5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16445653 while the individual RGB conversions are: 250, 240, 213.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111010 11110000 11010101
Hex fa f0 d5
Octal 372 360 325
Decimal 250 240 213

Icons incorporating the color #faf0d5

If you're considering using #faf0d5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #faf0d5 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #faf0d5 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 #faf0d5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #faf0d5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #faf0d5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #faf0d5 background.
This text is hex color #faf0d5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #faf0d5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #faf0d5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #faf0d5 and white (#ffffff) background.