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A comprehensive guide to hex color #fcd6b8

About hex color #fcd6b8 - near-Sandy Tan

Hex color #fcd6b8 may be mistaken for "Sandy Tan". It's categorized as "orange". When people spot the color orange in brand logos, they may think of some of the following attributes: caution or skepticism, having confidence, being centrally-located, playgrounds or fun environments, and health care. It's rarely tied to travel. United Way and Delectable are using a color close to Sandy Tan in their branding. (Explore brands using Sandy Tan).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #fcd6b8 is created using 98.8% red, 83.9% green, and 72.2% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 15.1% magenta, 27% yellow, and 1.2% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
98.8%
 
83.9%
 
72.2%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
15.1%
 
27%
1.2%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#fcd6b8 is made up of R: 252, G: 214, B: 184 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:15.08, Y:26.98, K:1.18 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16570040 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcccc. Its closest named color is "Sandy Tan". Black should be used ontop of #fcd6b8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fcd6b8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fcd6b8
Websafe hex #ffcccc
rgb 252, 214, 184
rgb percent (%) 98.44%, 83.59%, 71.88%
rgba R: 252, G: 214, B: 184, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:15.08, Y:26.98, K:1.18
hsv 26.47, 91.89, 85.49
hsb 26.47, 26.98, 98.82
luma 221.758
Black or white text? #000000
Adobe RGB 242, 213, 184
Closest named color Sandy Tan
Hunter-Lab 85, 8.9, 16.81
CIE-L*ab 88.09, 8.91, 19.75
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 88.09, 21.66, 65.72
CIE-L*uv 88.09, 25.66, 26.54°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #fcd6b8. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #fcd6b8 and the second color is called the "compliment" #b8defb.

Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.

#b8defb
#fcd6b8

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #fcd6b8 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #b8defb.

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

#b8bcfb
#fcd6b8
#b8fbf7

Triadic

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

#d5b8fb
#fcd6b8
#b8fbd5

Tetradic

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Design Tip: The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

#fbb8de
#b8defb
#b8fbd5
#fcd6b8

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

#fbb8bc
#fcd6b8
#fbf7b8

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #fcd6b8: "friendliness".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #fcd6b8 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #fcd6b8 with black #000000.

#322a24
#4b4037
#645549
#7e6b5c
#97806e
#b09580
#c9ab93
#e2c0a5

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #fcd6b8 with white #FFFFFF.

#fcdec6
#fce2cd
#fde6d4
#fdeadb
#fdeee2
#fef2e9
#fef6f0
#fefaf7

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #fcd6b8 with gray #808080.

#98918b
#a59990
#b1a296
#beab9c
#cab3a1
#d6bca7
#e3c4ac
#efcdb2

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 #fcd6b8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #fcd6b8 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 #fcd6b8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #fcd6b8 appears as #ffd09e when in northern sky daylight and as #ffceb4 when in daylight fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #fcd6b8

#fcd6b8 might 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.

Sandy Tan
Peach puff
Feldspar
Light apricot
Light orange
Apricot
Wheat
Very pale orange

Furthest named colors to #fcd6b8

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #fcd6b8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Black
Mahogany
Registration black
Vampire black
Smoky black
French Middle Red Purple
Chinese black
Licorice

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #fcd6b8, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

United Way uses the color #e6d7aa

#e6d7aa
#000064
#10167f
#505050
#7c81b8
#969696
#b41428
#f0e6c8
#f57814
#fe230a
#ff9600
#ff967d
#ffc87d
   

Delectable uses the color #f8dfc2

#f8dfc2
#334858
#94938f
#a3a7a6
#cd595a
#dbc5b0
#f9ebdf
 
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #fcd6b8
Java new Color(252, 214, 184)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 252, 214, 184);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.9882 green:0.8392 blue:0.7216 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.9882f, 0.8392f, 0.7216f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.9882, green:0.8392, blue:0.7216, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $B8D6FC
Python Color('#fcd6b8')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fcd6b8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16570040 while the individual RGB conversions are: 252, 214, 184.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111111001101011010111000
Hexfcd6b8
Octal374326270
Decimal252214184

If you're considering using #fcd6b8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #fcd6b8 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #fcd6b8 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #fcd6b8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #fcd6b8 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fcd6b8 background.

This text is hex color #fcd6b8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #fcd6b8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fcd6b8 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fcd6b8 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #fcd6b8.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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