Faux-Pastel orange (#ffaf4f) color information

#ffaf4f is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Pastel orange" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "light orange". When people spot this color, Pastel orange (#ffaf4f), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: caution or skepticism, having confidence, being centrally-located, health care, and health care. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance and wealth.

#ffaf4f Breakdown

#ffaf4f is made up of (255, 175, 79) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 31.37, 69.02, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16756559 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff9966. Black should be used ontop of #ffaf4f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ffaf4f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ffaf4f luma #187.90
Websafe hex #ff9966 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(255, 175, 79) Adobe RGB (235.00, 175.00, 88.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 69%, 31%) Closest named color Pastel orange
rgba rgba(255.0, 175.0, 79.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (72.80, 18.99, 36.12)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 31.37, 69.02, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (77.87, 19.46, 58.56)
hsv hsv(33.04, 100.00, 65.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (77.87, 61.71, 71.62)
hsb hsb(33.04, 69.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (77.87, 61.26, 63.62)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Pastel orange (#ffaf4f)

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" #ffaf4f and the second color is called the "compliment" #4f9eff.

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-Pastel orange (#ffaf4f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ffaf4f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #4f9eff.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Pastel orange (#ffaf4f)

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-Pastel orange (#ffaf4f)

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-Pastel orange (#ffaf4f)

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.

Faux-Pastel orange (#ffaf4f)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #ffaf4f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #ffaf4f

When you combine pure black with this color, #ffaf4f, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #ffaf4f

Tones are produced by blending #ffaf4f with gray

#ffaf4f in 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 #ffaf4f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ffaf4f → #4f9eff
#ffaf4f → #ffc783
#ffaf4f → #000000
#ffaf4f → #f6ff4f
#ffaf4f → #99692f
#ffaf4f → #ff574f

How #ffaf4f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ffaf4f 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 #ffaf4f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#ffaf4f 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.

#ffaf4fmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Pastel orange (#ffaf4f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ffaf4f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ffaf4f in programming

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 #ffaf4f
Java new Color(255, 175, 79);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 175, 79);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:175 blue:79 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 175f, 79f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:175, blue:79, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4fafff
Python Color('#ffaf4f')

Base Conversions of hex color #ffaf4f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ffaf4f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16756559 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 175, 79.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 10101111 01001111
Hex ff af 4f
Octal 377 257 117
Decimal 255 175 79

#ffaf4f Icons

If you're considering using #ffaf4f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Pastel orange (#ffaf4f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ffaf4f 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 #ffaf4f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ffaf4f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ffaf4f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ffaf4f background.
This text is hex color #ffaf4f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ffaf4f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ffaf4f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ffaf4f and white (#ffffff) background.