Electric orange (#ff3503) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ff3503, is synonymous with "Electric orange". It's labeled as "generic red". When people spot this color, Electric orange (#ff3503), in branding, they might associate it with an increased appetite, survival and tactical thinking, an increased heart rate, transportation and cars, and loud. Colors labeled as "generic red" are rarely tied to finance and wealth. SoundCloud is a company using this color, according to our database.

#ff3503 Breakdown

#ff3503 is made up of (255, 53, 3) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 79.22, 98.82, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16725251 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff3300. White should be used ontop of #ff3503 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ff3503. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ff3503 luma #107.70
Websafe hex #ff3300 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(255, 53, 3) Adobe RGB (222.00, 55.00, 0.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 21%, 1%) Closest named color Electric orange
rgba rgba(255.0, 53.0, 3.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, 74.73, 30.33)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 79.22, 98.82, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (56.09, 73.11, 71.52)
hsv hsv(12.12, 100.00, 50.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 102.28, 44.37)
hsb hsb(12.12, 99.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, 162.38, 43.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Electric orange (#ff3503)

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" #ff3503 while the second is the "compliment" #02ccff.

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 Compliments of #Electric orange (#ff3503)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ff3503 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #02ccff.

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 Electric orange (#ff3503)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 Electric orange (#ff3503)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Electric orange (#ff3503)

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 shades of #ff3503

Lighter shades of #ff3503 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Electric orange (#ff3503)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #ff3503 with black

Electric orange (#ff3503)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #ff3503, tones are produced.

Gradients including #ff3503

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 #ff3503 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ff3503 → #02ccff
#ff3503 → #ff714e
#ff3503 → #ffffff
#ff3503 → #ffb302
#ff3503 → #991f01
#ff3503 → #ff024e

#ff3503 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #ff3503 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 #ff3503 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#ff3503 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.

#ff3503might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #ff3503

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ff3503. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #ff3503

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 #ff3503
Java new Color(255, 53, 3);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 53, 3);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:53 blue:3 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 53f, 3f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:53, blue:3, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0335ff
Python Color('#ff3503')

Base Conversions of hex color #ff3503

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ff3503. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16725251 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 53, 3.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 00110101 00000011
Hex ff 35 03
Octal 377 65 3
Decimal 255 53 3

#ff3503 Icons

If you're considering using #ff3503 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Electric orange (#ff3503) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ff3503 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 #ff3503 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ff3503 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ff3503 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ff3503 background.
This text is hex color #ff3503 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ff3503 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ff3503 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ff3503 and white (#ffffff) background.