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A comprehensive guide to hex color #fe7f00

About hex color #fe7f00 - near-Orange (color wheel)

Hex color #fe7f00 is close to the color named "Orange (color wheel)". It's described as "orange". When humans think of orange in marketing, the following may come to mind: caution or skepticism, being encouraged to participate, creativity, health care, and the home. The color typically isn't associated with clothing. McDonald’s, Storyful, and 5 others are using a color close to Orange (color wheel) in their branding. (Explore brands using Orange (color wheel)).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #fe7f00 is created using 99.6% red, 49.8% green, and 0% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 50% magenta, 100% yellow, and 0.4% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
99.6%
 
49.8%
 
0%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
50%
 
100%
0.4%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#fe7f00 is made up of R: 254, G: 127, B: 0 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:50, Y:100, K:0.39 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16678656 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff6600. Its closest named color is "Orange (color wheel)". White should be used ontop of #fe7f00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fe7f00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fe7f00
Websafe hex #ff6600
rgb 254, 127, 0
rgb percent (%) 99.22%, 49.61%, 0%
rgba R: 254, G: 127, B: 0, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:50, Y:100, K:0.39
hsv 30, 100, 49.8
hsb 30, 100, 99.61
luma 150.495
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 226, 126, 29
Closest named color Orange (color wheel)
Hunter-Lab 60.21, 42.19, 35.82
CIE-L*ab 66.71, 42.94, 73.75
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 66.71, 85.34, 59.79
CIE-L*uv 66.71, 106.05, 61.09°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #fe7f00. 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" #fe7f00 and the second color is called the "compliment" #007ffe.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!

#007ffe
#fe7f00

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #fe7f00 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #007ffe.

Design Tip: The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

#0000fe
#fe7f00
#00fefe

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: This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

#7f00fe
#fe7f00
#00fe7f

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: Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

#fe007f
#007ffe
#00fe7f
#fe7f00

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: This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

#fe0000
#fe7f00
#fefe00

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 #fe7f00: "playgrounds or fun environments".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #fe7f00 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 #fe7f00 with black #000000.

#321900
#4c2600
#653200
#7f3f00
#984c00
#b15800
#cb6500
#e47200

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #fe7f00 with white #FFFFFF.

#fe9833
#fea54c
#feb266
#febf7f
#fecb99
#fed8b2
#fee5cc
#fef2e5

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #fe7f00 with gray #808080.

#997f66
#a57f59
#b27f4c
#bf7f40
#cb7f33
#d87f26
#e47f19
#f17f0c

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 #fe7f00 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 #fe7f00 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 #fe7f00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #fe7f00 appears as #ff7800 when in northern sky daylight and as #fb7f4d when in cool 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 #fe7f00

#fe7f00 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.

Orange (color wheel)
Amber (SAE/ECE)
Heat Wave
Safety orange
Medium orange
Philippine orange
Dark orange
Tangerine

Furthest named colors to #fe7f00

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #fe7f00. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Aqua
Cyan
Electric cyan
Spanish sky blue
Blue
Neon cyan
Turquoise blue
Vivid sky blue

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #fe7f00, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

PeoplePerHour.com uses the color #ee7200

#ee7200
   

McDonald’s uses the color #e76a05

#e76a05
#05007b
#2bb3f3
#47bc00
#865200
#9748a8
#bf0c0c
#ffc600

Burger King uses the color #ed7902

#ed7902
#0066b2
#ec1c24
#fdbd10

Blogger uses the color #f57d00

#f57d00
   

Polariod uses the color #f1860e

#f1860e
#00a3e2
#1ba548
#e41b13
#fdc800
   

Pearson uses the color #ed6b06

#ed6b06
#008b5d
#364395
#9d1348

Storyful uses the color #f97200

#f97200
#010101
#8b8b64
#bbbdc0
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 #fe7f00
Java new Color(254, 127, 0)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 254, 127, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.9961 green:0.498 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.9961f, 0.498f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.9961, green:0.498, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $007FFE
Python Color('#fe7f00')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fe7f00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16678656 while the individual RGB conversions are: 254, 127, 0.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111111100111111100000000
Hexfe7f00
Octal3761770
Decimal2541270

If you're considering using #fe7f00 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 White-colored text should be used on a #fe7f00 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #fe7f00 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #fe7f00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #fe7f00 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fe7f00 background.

This text is hex color #fe7f00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #fe7f00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fe7f00 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fe7f00 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 #fe7f00.

Buttons

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