Faux-Linen (#faf0e8) color information

#faf0e8 is the hex color code that is related to "Linen" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very light orange". When people from western culture see this color, Linen (#faf0e8), used in brand logos, 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.

#faf0e8 Breakdown

#faf0e8 is made up of (250, 240, 232) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 4.00, 7.20, 1.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16445672 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #faf0e8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #faf0e8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #faf0e8 luma #241.85
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(250, 240, 232) Adobe RGB (247.00, 239.00, 232.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(98%, 94%, 91%) Closest named color Linen
rgba rgba(250.0, 240.0, 232.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (93.81, 2.63, 4.47)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 4.00, 7.20, 1.96) CIE-L*ab (95.16, 2.58, 4.66)
hsv hsv(25.71, 63.64, 94.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (95.16, 5.33, 61.03)
hsb hsb(25.71, 7.14, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (95.16, 6.82, 6.62)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Linen (#faf0e8)

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" #faf0e8 while the second is the "compliment" #e8f2f9.

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-Linen (#faf0e8)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #faf0e8 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e8f2f9.

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-Linen (#faf0e8)

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-Linen (#faf0e8)

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-Linen (#faf0e8)

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 #faf0e8

Lighter shades of #faf0e8 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Linen (#faf0e8)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #faf0e8 with black

Faux-Linen (#faf0e8)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #faf0e8, tones are produced.

Gradients including #faf0e8

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 #faf0e8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#faf0e8 → #e8f2f9
#faf0e8 → #fbf4ee
#faf0e8 → #000000
#faf0e8 → #f9f8e8
#faf0e8 → #96908b
#faf0e8 → #f9e8e9

#faf0e8 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #faf0e8 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 #faf0e8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#faf0e8 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.

#faf0e8might 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 #faf0e8

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#faf0e8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #faf0e8

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 #faf0e8
Java new Color(250, 240, 232);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 250, 240, 232);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:250 green:240 blue:232 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(250f, 240f, 232f);
Swift UIColor(red:250, green:240, blue:232, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e8f0fa
Python Color('#faf0e8')

Base Conversions of hex color #faf0e8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #faf0e8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16445672 while the individual RGB conversions are: 250, 240, 232.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111010 11110000 11101000
Hex fa f0 e8
Octal 372 360 350
Decimal 250 240 232

Icons incorporating the color #faf0e8

If you're considering using #faf0e8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #faf0e8 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #faf0e8 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 #faf0e8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #faf0e8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #faf0e8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #faf0e8 background.
This text is hex color #faf0e8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #faf0e8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #faf0e8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #faf0e8 and white (#ffffff) background.