Faux-Old lace (#fcf5e8) color information

Hex color #fcf5e8 almost matches the color named "Old lace" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very light orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Old lace (#fcf5e8), in branding, 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. Rolls-Royce and Buffer are a couple of companies using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #fcf5e8

#fcf5e8 is made up of (252, 245, 232) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 2.78, 7.94, 1.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16578024 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #fcf5e8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fcf5e8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fcf5e8 luma #245.38
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(252, 245, 232) Adobe RGB (249.00, 245.00, 231.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(99%, 96%, 91%) Closest named color Old lace
rgba rgba(252.0, 245.0, 232.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (95.92, -0.84, 7.17)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 2.78, 7.94, 1.18) CIE-L*ab (96.82, -0.82, 7.52)
hsv hsv(37.50, 80.00, 95.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (96.82, 7.56, 96.22)
hsb hsb(37.50, 8.08, 99.00) CIE-L*uv (96.82, 3.59, 11.54)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Old lace (#fcf5e8)

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" #fcf5e8 and the second color is called the "compliment" #e8effc.

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-Old lace (#fcf5e8)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #fcf5e8 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e8effc.

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-Old lace (#fcf5e8)

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-Old lace (#fcf5e8)

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-Old lace (#fcf5e8)

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 #fcf5e8

Lighter shades are produced by blending #fcf5e8 with white

Faux-Old lace (#fcf5e8)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #fcf5e8 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #fcf5e8

When you combine pure gray with this color, #fcf5e8, tones are produced.

Faux-Old lace (#fcf5e8) 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 #fcf5e8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#fcf5e8 → #e8effc
#fcf5e8 → #fcf8ee
#fcf5e8 → #000000
#fcf5e8 → #fafce8
#fcf5e8 → #97938b
#fcf5e8 → #fceae8

#fcf5e8 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #fcf5e8 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 #fcf5e8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #fcf5e8

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

#fcf5e8might 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.

#fcf5e8 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#fcf5e8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Buffer
Rolls-Royce

#fcf5e8 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 #fcf5e8
Java new Color(252, 245, 232);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 252, 245, 232);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:252 green:245 blue:232 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(252f, 245f, 232f);
Swift UIColor(red:252, green:245, blue:232, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e8f5fc
Python Color('#fcf5e8')

Base Conversions of hex color #fcf5e8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fcf5e8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16578024 while the individual RGB conversions are: 252, 245, 232.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111100 11110101 11101000
Hex fc f5 e8
Octal 374 365 350
Decimal 252 245 232

Icons incorporating the color #fcf5e8

If you're considering using #fcf5e8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #fcf5e8 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #fcf5e8 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 #fcf5e8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #fcf5e8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #fcf5e8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fcf5e8 background.
This text is hex color #fcf5e8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #fcf5e8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fcf5e8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fcf5e8 and white (#ffffff) background.