Faux-Heat Wave (#ff7b00) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ff7b00, may be mistaken for "Heat Wave" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic orange". When people spot this color, Heat Wave (#ff7b00), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: caution or skepticism, being encouraged to participate, creativity, health care, and technology. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for clothing. Muut, Thomson Reuters, and Crowne Plaza are just some of the companies that use this color.

Breakdown of #ff7b00

#ff7b00 is made up of (255, 123, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 51.76, 100.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16743168 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff6600. White should be used ontop of #ff7b00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ff7b00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ff7b00 luma #148.45
Websafe hex #ff6600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(255, 123, 0) Adobe RGB (226.00, 121.00, 24.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 48%, 0%) Closest named color Heat Wave
rgba rgba(255.0, 123.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (59.16, 45.16, 35.50)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 51.76, 100.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (65.75, 45.81, 74.46)
hsv hsv(28.80, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (65.75, 87.42, 58.40)
hsb hsb(28.80, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (65.75, 111.43, 59.94)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Heat Wave (#ff7b00)

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" #ff7b00 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0088ff.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Heat Wave (#ff7b00)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ff7b00 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0088ff.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Heat Wave (#ff7b00)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Heat Wave (#ff7b00)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Heat Wave (#ff7b00)

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 shades of #ff7b00

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ff7b00 with white

Darker shades of #ff7b00

Darker shades are produced by blending #ff7b00 with black

Tones of #ff7b00

Tones are produced by blending #ff7b00 with gray

Gradients including #ff7b00

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 #ff7b00 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ff7b00 → #0088ff
#ff7b00 → #ffa24c
#ff7b00 → #ffffff
#ff7b00 → #fff600
#ff7b00 → #994900
#ff7b00 → #ff0008

How #ff7b00 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ff7b00 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 #ff7b00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #ff7b00

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

#ff7b00might 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 #ff7b00

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ff7b00. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Eventbrite
LocalBitcoins.com
Muut
Thomson Reuters
Crowne Plaza
Avast
Shazam

Programming Language Syntax for #ff7b00

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 #ff7b00
Java new Color(255, 123, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 123, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:123 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 123f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:123, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $007bff
Python Color('#ff7b00')

Base Conversions of hex color #ff7b00

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ff7b00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16743168 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 123, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 01111011 00000000
Hex ff 7b 00
Octal 377 173 0
Decimal 255 123 0

#ff7b00 Icons

If you're considering using #ff7b00 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Heat Wave (#ff7b00) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ff7b00 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 #ff7b00 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ff7b00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ff7b00 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ff7b00 background.
This text is hex color #ff7b00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ff7b00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ff7b00 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ff7b00 and white (#ffffff) background.