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Brilliant Orange Color

HEX #FF9436 / RGB (255, 148, 54)

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What is Brilliant Orange Color?

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Brilliant Orange has the hex code #FF9436. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 148, 54), which means it is composed of 56% red, 32% green and 12% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:42 Y:79 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Brilliant Orange has a hue of 28°, 79% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Brilliant Orange is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Brilliant Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#FF9436
RGB Values(255, 148, 54)
CMYK Values(0%, 42%, 79%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(28°, 79%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#006BC9 [True Blue]
Closest Pantone®715 C
Closest RAL1033 [Dahlia yellow]
Complementary Color#36A1FF [Brilliant Azure]
Brilliant Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#989898
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CBCBCB

Brilliant Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF9436. Complementary color is 36A1FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Brilliant Orange is Brilliant Azure with the hex code #36A1FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF9436 color is offered by #36A1FF. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (FF9436, FFF936 and FF363D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Brilliant Orange (#FF9436) are Maximum Yellow (#FFF936) and Coral Red (#FF363D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Brilliant Orange with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (FF9436, 36FFF9 and 363DFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Brilliant Orange (#FF9436) are #36FFF9 (Fluorescent Blue) and #363DFF (Palatinate Blue). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (FF9436, 36FF94 and 9436FF)

Triadic Palette

Brilliant Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #36FF94 (Eucalyptus) and #9436FF (Purple (X11)) along with #FF9436 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (FF9436, 36FF94, 36A1FF and FF36A1)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Brilliant Orange has four colors - #36FF94 (Eucalyptus), #36A1FF (Brilliant Azure) and #FF36A1 (Wild Strawberry) in addition to the base color (#FF9436). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (FF9436, 3DFF36, 36A1FF and F936FF)

Square Palette

Brilliant Orange square color palette has #3DFF36 (Neon Green), #36A1FF (Brilliant Azure) and #F936FF (Purple Pizzazz). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Brilliant Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Brilliant Orange rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Brilliant Orange Color


  • Transparent FFA95EFFA95E
  • Transparent FFB472FFB472
  • Transparent FFBF86FFBF86
  • Transparent FFCA9BFFCA9B
  • Transparent FFD4AFFFD4AF
  • Transparent FFDFC3FFDFC3
  • Transparent FFEAD7FFEAD7
  • Transparent FFF4EBFFF4EB


  • Transparent E69045E69045
  • Transparent D98E4CD98E4C
  • Transparent CC8C54CC8C54
  • Transparent C08A5BC08A5B
  • Transparent B38862B38862
  • Transparent A6866AA6866A
  • Transparent 998471998471
  • Transparent 8D82798D8279


  • Transparent CC762BCC762B
  • Transparent B36826B36826
  • Transparent 995920995920
  • Transparent 804A1B804A1B
  • Transparent 663B16663B16
  • Transparent 4D2C104D2C10
  • Transparent 331E0B331E0B
  • Transparent 1A0F051A0F05

Brilliant Orange Color Patterns

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    Brilliant Orange Gingham Checks

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    Brilliant Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Orange Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Orange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Orange Plaid Pattern

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