Faux-Seashell (#faf2ef) color information

Hex color #faf2ef is very close to "Seashell" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very light orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Seashell (#faf2ef), in advertising materials, they might associate it with excitement and enthusiasm, being encouraged to participate, pleasure, playgrounds or fun environments, and technology. This color isn't popular for travel. Knight Foundation, University of Dayton, and Netflix use this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #faf2ef

#faf2ef is made up of (250, 242, 239) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 3.20, 4.40, 1.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16446191 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #faf2ef to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #faf2ef. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #faf2ef luma #243.81
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(250, 242, 239) Adobe RGB (248.00, 241.00, 239.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(98%, 95%, 94%) Closest named color Seashell
rgba rgba(250.0, 242.0, 239.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (94.87, 2.79, 1.94)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 3.20, 4.40, 1.96) CIE-L*ab (96.00, 2.73, 1.99)
hsv hsv(15.00, 50.00, 96.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (96.00, 3.38, 36.09)
hsb hsb(15.00, 4.08, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (96.00, 5.30, 2.55)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Seashell (#faf2ef)

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" #faf2ef and the second color is called the "compliment" #eff7f9.

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-Seashell (#faf2ef)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #faf2ef is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #eff7f9.

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-Seashell (#faf2ef)

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-Seashell (#faf2ef)

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-Seashell (#faf2ef)

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 #faf2ef

Lighter shades are produced by blending #faf2ef with white

Faux-Seashell (#faf2ef)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #faf2ef can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #faf2ef

When you combine pure gray with this color, #faf2ef, tones are produced.

Faux-Seashell (#faf2ef) 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 #faf2ef as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#faf2ef → #eff7f9
#faf2ef → #fbf5f3
#faf2ef → #000000
#faf2ef → #f9f7ef
#faf2ef → #96918f
#faf2ef → #f9eff2

#faf2ef in different lighting conditions

Seeing #faf2ef 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 #faf2ef could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #faf2ef

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

#faf2efmight 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.

#faf2ef 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#faf2ef. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

University of Dayton
Netflix
Knight Foundation

#faf2ef 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 #faf2ef
Java new Color(250, 242, 239);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 250, 242, 239);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:250 green:242 blue:239 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(250f, 242f, 239f);
Swift UIColor(red:250, green:242, blue:239, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $eff2fa
Python Color('#faf2ef')

Base Conversions of hex color #faf2ef

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #faf2ef. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16446191 while the individual RGB conversions are: 250, 242, 239.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111010 11110010 11101111
Hex fa f2 ef
Octal 372 362 357
Decimal 250 242 239

Icons incorporating the color #faf2ef

If you're considering using #faf2ef in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #faf2ef on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #faf2ef 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 #faf2ef on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #faf2ef on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #faf2ef background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #faf2ef background.
This text is hex color #faf2ef on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #faf2ef on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #faf2ef and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #faf2ef and white (#ffffff) background.