Faux-Royal orange (#fc9348) color information

The hexidecimal color, #fc9348, greatly resembles "Royal orange" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light red". When people from western culture see this color, Royal orange (#fc9348), used in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: feelings of love and affection, survival and tactical thinking, impulsion, food and restaurants, and loud. This color isn't popular for energy.

Breakdown of #fc9348

#fc9348 is made up of (252, 147, 72) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 41.67, 71.43, 1.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16552776 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff9933. White should be used ontop of #fc9348 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fc9348. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fc9348 luma #169.77
Websafe hex #ff9933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(252, 147, 72) Adobe RGB (229.00, 145.00, 76.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(99%, 58%, 28%) Closest named color Royal orange
rgba rgba(252.0, 147.0, 72.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (64.81, 33.80, 33.00)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 41.67, 71.43, 1.18) CIE-L*ab (70.87, 34.50, 56.63)
hsv hsv(25.35, 97.26, 63.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (70.87, 66.31, 58.65)
hsb hsb(25.35, 71.72, 99.00) CIE-L*uv (70.87, 85.75, 55.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Royal orange (#fc9348)

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" #fc9348 and the second color is called the "compliment" #47b1fc.

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-Royal orange (#fc9348)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #fc9348 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #47b1fc.

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-Royal orange (#fc9348)

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-Royal orange (#fc9348)

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-Royal orange (#fc9348)

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 #fc9348

Lighter shades are produced by blending #fc9348 with white

Faux-Royal orange (#fc9348)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #fc9348 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #fc9348

When you combine pure gray with this color, #fc9348, tones are produced.

Faux-Royal orange (#fc9348) 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 #fc9348 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#fc9348 → #47b1fc
#fc9348 → #fcb37e
#fc9348 → #ffffff
#fc9348 → #fced47
#fc9348 → #97582b
#fc9348 → #fc4756

#fc9348 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #fc9348 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 #fc9348 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #fc9348

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

#fc9348might 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.

#fc9348 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#fc9348. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#fc9348 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 #fc9348
Java new Color(252, 147, 72);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 252, 147, 72);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:252 green:147 blue:72 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(252f, 147f, 72f);
Swift UIColor(red:252, green:147, blue:72, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4893fc
Python Color('#fc9348')

Base Conversions of hex color #fc9348

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fc9348. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16552776 while the individual RGB conversions are: 252, 147, 72.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111100 10010011 01001000
Hex fc 93 48
Octal 374 223 110
Decimal 252 147 72

Icons incorporating the color #fc9348

If you're considering using #fc9348 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #fc9348 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #fc9348 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 #fc9348 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #fc9348 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #fc9348 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fc9348 background.
This text is hex color #fc9348 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #fc9348 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fc9348 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fc9348 and white (#ffffff) background.