Safety orange (#ff7800) color information

#ff7800 is the hex color code that is named "Safety orange". It's labeled as "generic orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Safety orange (#ff7800), in media, they might associate it with excitement and enthusiasm, being encouraged to participate, pleasure, playgrounds or fun environments, and technology. Shades of "generic orange". typically aren't associated with travel. Shazam, LocalBitcoins.com, and Dwolla are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #ff7800

#ff7800 is made up of (255, 120, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 52.94, 100.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16742400 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff6600. White should be used ontop of #ff7800 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ff7800. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ff7800 luma #146.69
Websafe hex #ff6600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(255, 120, 0) Adobe RGB (226.00, 121.00, 24.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 47%, 0%) Closest named color Safety orange
rgba rgba(255.0, 120.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (59.16, 45.16, 35.50)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 52.94, 100.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (65.75, 45.81, 74.46)
hsv hsv(28.20, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (65.75, 87.42, 58.40)
hsb hsb(28.20, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (65.75, 111.43, 59.94)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Safety orange (#ff7800)

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" #ff7800 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0088ff.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Safety orange (#ff7800)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ff7800 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0088ff.

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 Safety orange (#ff7800)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 Safety orange (#ff7800)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Safety orange (#ff7800)

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 variations of #ff7800

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ff7800 with white

Safety orange (#ff7800)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #ff7800 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #ff7800

When you combine pure gray with this color, #ff7800, tones are produced.

Safety orange (#ff7800) 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 #ff7800 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ff7800 → #0088ff
#ff7800 → #ffa04c
#ff7800 → #ffffff
#ff7800 → #fff600
#ff7800 → #994800
#ff7800 → #ff0008

#ff7800 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #ff7800 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 #ff7800 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #ff7800

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

#ff7800might 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.

#ff7800 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#ff7800. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

LocalBitcoins.com
Dwolla
StubHub
Crowne Plaza
Avast
Shazam

#ff7800 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 #ff7800
Java new Color(255, 120, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 120, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:120 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 120f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:120, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0078ff
Python Color('#ff7800')

Base Conversions of hex color #ff7800

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ff7800. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16742400 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 120, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 01111000 00000000
Hex ff 78 00
Octal 377 170 0
Decimal 255 120 0

Icons incorporating the color #ff7800

If you're considering using #ff7800 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #ff7800 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ff7800 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 #ff7800 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ff7800 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ff7800 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ff7800 background.
This text is hex color #ff7800 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ff7800 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ff7800 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ff7800 and white (#ffffff) background.