Orange-red (#ff681f) color information

#ff681f is the hex color code that is synonymous with "Orange-red". The color is categorized as "generic orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Orange-red (#ff681f), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: excitement and enthusiasm, friendliness, being centrally-located, playgrounds or fun environments, and the home. Shades of "generic orange". typically aren't associated with finance and wealth.

#ff681f Breakdown

#ff681f is made up of (255, 104, 31) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 59.22, 87.84, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16738335 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff6633. White should be used ontop of #ff681f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ff681f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ff681f luma #140.80
Websafe hex #ff6633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(255, 104, 31) Adobe RGB (223.00, 104.00, 43.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 41%, 12%) Closest named color Orange-red
rgba rgba(255.0, 104.0, 31.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (55.68, 53.85, 31.80)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 59.22, 87.84, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (62.51, 54.17, 63.74)
hsv hsv(19.77, 100.00, 56.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (62.51, 83.65, 49.64)
hsb hsb(19.77, 88.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (62.51, 123.49, 50.45)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Orange-red (#ff681f)

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" #ff681f while the second is the "compliment" #1eb7ff.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Orange-red (#ff681f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ff681f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #1eb7ff.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Orange-red (#ff681f)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Orange-red (#ff681f)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Orange-red (#ff681f)

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.

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

Lighter variations of #ff681f

Lighter shades of #ff681f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #ff681f

Darker shades of #ff681f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Orange-red (#ff681f)'s Tones

Tones of #ff681f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Orange-red (#ff681f) 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 #ff681f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ff681f → #1eb7ff
#ff681f → #ff9562
#ff681f → #ffffff
#ff681f → #ffd51e
#ff681f → #993e12
#ff681f → #ff1e47

Orange-red (#ff681f) in different environments

Seeing #ff681f 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 #ff681f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#ff681f 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.

#ff681fmight 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.

#ff681f 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#ff681f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ff681f 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 #ff681f
Java new Color(255, 104, 31);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 104, 31);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:104 blue:31 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 104f, 31f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:104, blue:31, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1f68ff
Python Color('#ff681f')

Base Conversions of hex color #ff681f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ff681f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16738335 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 104, 31.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 01101000 00011111
Hex ff 68 1f
Octal 377 150 37
Decimal 255 104 31

Icons incorporating the color #ff681f

If you're considering using #ff681f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #ff681f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ff681f 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 #ff681f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ff681f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ff681f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ff681f background.
This text is hex color #ff681f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ff681f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ff681f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ff681f and white (#ffffff) background.