Faux-Orange (color wheel) (#fe7f00) color information

The hexidecimal color, #fe7f00, is related to "Orange (color wheel)" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic orange". When people from western culture see this color, Orange (color wheel) (#fe7f00), used in media, the following may come to mind: warmth, friendliness, creativity, technology, and the home. Colors labeled as "generic orange" are rarely tied to clothing. Muut, Massy Group, and Thomson Reuters are just some of the companies that use this color.

#fe7f00 Breakdown

#fe7f00 is made up of (254, 127, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 50.00, 100.00, 0.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16678656 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff6600. 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 luma #150.50
Websafe hex #ff6600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(254, 127, 0) Adobe RGB (227.00, 128.00, 19.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 50%, 0%) Closest named color Orange (color wheel)
rgba rgba(254.0, 127.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.83, 41.24, 36.73)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 50.00, 100.00, 0.39) CIE-L*ab (67.28, 41.97, 77.10)
hsv hsv(30.00, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (67.28, 87.78, 61.44)
hsb hsb(30.00, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (67.28, 105.25, 63.19)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Orange (color wheel) (#fe7f00)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #fe7f00 while the second is the "compliment" #007fff.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Orange (color wheel) (#fe7f00)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #fe7f00 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #007fff.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Orange (color wheel) (#fe7f00)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Orange (color wheel) (#fe7f00)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Orange (color wheel) (#fe7f00)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Faux-Orange (color wheel) (#fe7f00)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #fe7f00 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #fe7f00

When you combine pure black with this color, #fe7f00, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Orange (color wheel) (#fe7f00)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #fe7f00 with gray

#fe7f00 in 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 #fe7f00 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#fe7f00 → #007fff
#fe7f00 → #fea54c
#fe7f00 → #ffffff
#fe7f00 → #ffff00
#fe7f00 → #984c00
#fe7f00 → #ff0000

How #fe7f00 looks in different atmospheres

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.

#fe7f00 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#fe7f00might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Orange (color wheel) (#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.

Massy Group
Thomson Reuters
Scouts UK

#fe7f00 in programming

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

Base Conversions of hex 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.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111110 01111111 00000000
Hex fe 7f 00
Octal 376 177 0
Decimal 254 127 0

#fe7f00 Icons

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.

Color Faux-Orange (color wheel) (#fe7f00) on different backgrounds

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. 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 #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.