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A comprehensive guide to hex color #ff7900

About hex color #ff7900 - near-Safety orange

Hex color #ff7900 is very close to "Safety orange". It's described as "orange". When people from western culture see orange in marketing, they might associate it with: excitement and enthusiasm, being encouraged to participate, pleasure, technology, and the home. It's rarely tied to travel. Alibaba, Penguin Books, and 14 others are using a color close to Safety orange in their branding. (Explore brands using Safety orange).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #ff7900 is created using 100% red, 47.5% green, and 0% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 52.6% magenta, 100% yellow, and 0% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
100%
 
47.5%
 
0%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
52.6%
 
100%
0%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#ff7900 is made up of R: 255, G: 121, B: 0 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:52.55, Y:100, K:0 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16742656 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff6600. Its closest named color is "Safety orange". White should be used ontop of #ff7900 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ff7900. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ff7900
Websafe hex #ff6600
rgb 255, 121, 0
rgb percent (%) 99.61%, 47.27%, 0%
rgba R: 255, G: 121, B: 0, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:52.55, Y:100, K:0
hsv 28.47, 100, 50
hsb 28.47, 100, 100
luma 147.272
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 226, 120, 28
Closest named color Safety orange
Hunter-Lab 59.11, 45.63, 35.24
CIE-L*ab 65.7, 46.24, 73.23
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 65.7, 86.61, 57.73
CIE-L*uv 65.7, 111.92, 59.25°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #ff7900. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #ff7900 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0088ff.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!

#0088ff
#ff7900

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ff7900 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0088ff.

Design Tip: 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.

#0008ff
#ff7900
#00fff6

Triadic

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Design Tip: Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

#7700ff
#ff7900
#00ff77

Tetradic

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

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

#ff0088
#0088ff
#00ff77
#ff7900

Analagous

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.

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

#ff0008
#ff7900
#fff600

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #ff7900: "having confidence".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #ff7900 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #ff7900 with black #000000.

#331800
#4c2400
#663000
#7f3c00
#994800
#b25400
#cc6000
#e56c00

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ff7900 with white #FFFFFF.

#ff9333
#ffa14c
#ffae66
#ffbc7f
#ffc999
#ffd6b2
#ffe4cc
#fff1e5

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #ff7900 with gray #808080.

#997e66
#a67d59
#b27d4c
#bf7c40
#cc7b33
#d87b26
#e57a19
#f2790c

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 #ff7900 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #ff7900 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 #ff7900 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #ff7900 appears as #ff7831 when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #f37f5f when in white fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #ff7900

#ff7900 might 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.

Safety orange
Heat Wave
Medium orange
Amber (SAE/ECE)
Philippine orange
Orange (color wheel)
Tangerine
Orange iced tea

Furthest named colors to #ff7900

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #ff7900. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Aqua
Cyan
Electric cyan
Spanish sky blue
Neon cyan
Blue
Turquoise blue
Vivid sky blue

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #ff7900, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Shazam uses the color #ff7700

#ff7700
#0088ff
#242424
#646464
#949494
#9911aa
#aadd22
#cc2288
#e4e4e4
#f4f4f4
#ff0033
#ffaa00

Avast uses the color #ff7800

#ff7800
#2d364c
#6534ac
 

Alibaba uses the color #ff6a00

#ff6a00
   

Crowne Plaza uses the color #ff7900

#ff7900
#00c6d7
#766a65
#830051
#cf0072
#d9e506
  

Nexmo uses the color #ff8200

#ff8200
#0077c8
#f0537a
 

Penguin Books uses the color #ff6900

#ff6900
   

StubHub uses the color #ff7300

#ff7300
#004b91
  

Scouts UK uses the color #ff8200

#ff8200
#002855
#003da5
#004851
#004851
#0095c8
#009a44
#4d2177
#7c3a2d
#84a40b
#8c857b
#ad1aac
#ba0c2f
#ffcd00
  

Thomson Reuters uses the color #ff8000

#ff8000
#444444
#555555
#666666
#cccccc
#e9e9e9
#f7f7f7
 

Massy Group uses the color #ff8100

#ff8100
#004a77
#00adee
#ffd200

Dwolla uses the color #ff7404

#ff7404
   

Muut uses the color #ff8000

#ff8000
#1fadc5
  

LocalBitcoins.com uses the color #ff7b00

#ff7b00
#006fbf
  

Eventbrite uses the color #ff8000

#ff8000
   

Channel 4 uses the color #ff6908

#000000
#ff6908
#051736
#2e1f54
#335238
#4a8594
#52057f
#598c14
#706357
#b0a696
#bf033b
#dbe0e3
#dbeede
#ed3b21
#f00a36
#ffc719

Samsung uses the color #ff6900

#ff6900
#0057b8
#009ca6
#00a9e0
#00b140
#0689d8
#1428a0
#685bc7
#75787b
#c800a1
#e4002b
#ffc600
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #ff7900
Java new Color(255, 121, 0)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 121, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:1 green:0.4745 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(1f, 0.4745f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:1, green:0.4745, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0079FF
Python Color('#ff7900')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ff7900. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16742656 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 121, 0.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111111110111100100000000
Hexff7900
Octal3771710
Decimal2551210

If you're considering using #ff7900 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ff7900 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #ff7900 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #ff7900 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ff7900 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ff7900 background.

This text is hex color #ff7900 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #ff7900 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ff7900 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ff7900 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #ff7900.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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