Faux-Old lace (#fef4e8) color information

The hexidecimal color, #fef4e8, almost matches the color named "Old lace" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "very light orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Old lace (#fef4e8), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: excitement and enthusiasm, having confidence, creativity, playgrounds or fun environments, and health care. This color isn't popular for clothing. Buffer is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Old lace (#fef4e8)

#fef4e8 is made up of (254, 244, 232) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 3.94, 8.66, 0.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16708840 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #fef4e8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fef4e8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fef4e8 luma #245.39
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(254, 244, 232) Adobe RGB (251.00, 244.00, 233.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 96%, 91%) Closest named color Old lace
rgba rgba(254.0, 244.0, 232.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (95.92, 1.05, 6.53)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 3.94, 8.66, 0.39) CIE-L*ab (96.82, 1.03, 6.82)
hsv hsv(33.33, 100.00, 95.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (96.82, 6.90, 81.41)
hsb hsb(33.33, 9.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (96.82, 5.91, 10.16)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Old lace (#fef4e8)

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" #fef4e8 while the second is the "compliment" #e8f2ff.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Old lace (#fef4e8)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #fef4e8 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e8f2ff.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Old lace (#fef4e8)

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-Old lace (#fef4e8)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Old lace (#fef4e8)

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.

Lighter variations of #fef4e8

When you combine pure white with this color, #fef4e8, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #fef4e8

Darker shades of #fef4e8 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Old lace (#fef4e8)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #fef4e8 with gray

Faux-Old lace (#fef4e8) 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 #fef4e8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#fef4e8 → #e8f2ff
#fef4e8 → #fef7ee
#fef4e8 → #000000
#fef4e8 → #fdffe8
#fef4e8 → #98928b
#fef4e8 → #ffe9e8

How #fef4e8 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #fef4e8 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 #fef4e8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Old lace (#fef4e8)

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

#fef4e8might 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.

#fef4e8 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#fef4e8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#fef4e8 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 #fef4e8
Java new Color(254, 244, 232);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 254, 244, 232);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:254 green:244 blue:232 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(254f, 244f, 232f);
Swift UIColor(red:254, green:244, blue:232, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e8f4fe
Python Color('#fef4e8')

Base Conversions of hex color #fef4e8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fef4e8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16708840 while the individual RGB conversions are: 254, 244, 232.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111110 11110100 11101000
Hex fe f4 e8
Octal 376 364 350
Decimal 254 244 232

Icons incorporating the color #fef4e8

If you're considering using #fef4e8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #fef4e8 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #fef4e8 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 #fef4e8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #fef4e8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #fef4e8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fef4e8 background.
This text is hex color #fef4e8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #fef4e8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fef4e8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fef4e8 and white (#ffffff) background.