Faux-Sunglow (#ffc72c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ffc72c, should not to be confused with "Sunglow" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Sunglow (#ffc72c), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: excitement and enthusiasm, having confidence, creativity, playgrounds or fun environments, and health care. Shades of "generic orange". typically aren't associated with clothing. University at Buffalo, iOS, and Evaneos are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Sunglow (#ffc72c)

#ffc72c is made up of (255, 199, 44) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 21.96, 82.75, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16762668 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc33. Black should be used ontop of #ffc72c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ffc72c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ffc72c luma #198.03
Websafe hex #ffcc33 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(255, 199, 44) Adobe RGB (240.00, 197.00, 63.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 78%, 17%) Closest named color Sunglow
rgba rgba(255.0, 199.0, 44.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.74, 7.07, 44.19)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 21.96, 82.75, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (82.91, 7.28, 77.39)
hsv hsv(44.10, 100.00, 58.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (82.91, 77.73, 84.63)
hsb hsb(44.10, 83.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (82.91, 47.55, 81.98)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Sunglow (#ffc72c)

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" #ffc72c and the second color is called the "compliment" #2b63ff.

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-Sunglow (#ffc72c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ffc72c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #2b63ff.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Sunglow (#ffc72c)

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-Sunglow (#ffc72c)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Sunglow (#ffc72c)

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 variations of #ffc72c

When you combine pure white with this color, #ffc72c, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #ffc72c

Darker shades of #ffc72c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #ffc72c

Tones are produced by blending #ffc72c with gray

Faux-Sunglow (#ffc72c) 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 #ffc72c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ffc72c → #2b63ff
#ffc72c → #ffd76b
#ffc72c → #000000
#ffc72c → #cdff2b
#ffc72c → #99771a
#ffc72c → #ff5c2b

How #ffc72c looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ffc72c 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 #ffc72c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Sunglow (#ffc72c)

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

#ffc72cmight 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.

#ffc72c 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#ffc72c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

iOS
Evaneos
Bower
University at Buffalo

#ffc72c 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 #ffc72c
Java new Color(255, 199, 44);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 199, 44);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:199 blue:44 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 199f, 44f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:199, blue:44, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2cc7ff
Python Color('#ffc72c')

Base Conversions of hex color #ffc72c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ffc72c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16762668 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 199, 44.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 11000111 00101100
Hex ff c7 2c
Octal 377 307 54
Decimal 255 199 44

Icons incorporating the color #ffc72c

If you're considering using #ffc72c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #ffc72c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ffc72c 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 #ffc72c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ffc72c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ffc72c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ffc72c background.
This text is hex color #ffc72c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ffc72c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ffc72c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ffc72c and white (#ffffff) background.