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Chinese Orange Color

HEX #F16E42 / RGB (241, 110, 66)

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What is Chinese Orange Color?

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Chinese Orange has the hex code #F16E42. The equivalent RGB values are (241, 110, 66), which means it is composed of 58% red, 26% green and 16% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:54 Y:73 K:6. In the HSV/HSB scale, Chinese Orange has a hue of 15°, 73% saturation and a brightness value of 95%.
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.

Chinese 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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Chinese Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#F16E42
RGB Values(241, 110, 66)
CMYK Values(0%, 54%, 73%, 6%)
HSV/HSB Values(15°, 73%, 95%)
Closest Web Safe#FF6633
Inverse Color#0E91BD [Blue-Green]
Closest Pantone®1645 C
Closest RAL2003 [Pastel orange]
Complementary Color#42C5F1 [Picton Blue]
Chinese Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#909090
Weighted Average (Luma)#878787
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BABABA

Chinese Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F16E42. Complementary color is 42C5F1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Chinese Orange is Picton Blue with the hex code #42C5F1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F16E42 color is offered by #42C5F1. 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 (F16E42, F1C642 and F1426E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Chinese Orange (#F16E42) are Maize (Crayola) (#F1C642) and Infra Red (#F1426E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Chinese 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 (F16E42, 42F1C6 and 426EF1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Chinese Orange (#F16E42) are #42F1C6 (Turquoise) and #426EF1 (Ultramarine 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 (F16E42, 42F16E and 6E42F1)

Triadic Palette

Chinese Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #42F16E (UFO Green) and #6E42F1 (Majorelle Blue) along with #F16E42 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 (F16E42, 42F16E, 42C5F1 and F142C5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Chinese Orange has four colors - #42F16E (UFO Green), #42C5F1 (Picton Blue) and #F142C5 (Razzle Dazzle Rose) in addition to the base color (#F16E42). 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 (F16E42, 6EF142, 42C5F1 and C642F1)

Square Palette

Chinese Orange square color palette has #6EF142 (Kiwi), #42C5F1 (Picton Blue) and #C642F1 (Medium Orchid). 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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Chinese Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Chinese 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 Chinese Orange Color


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  • Transparent F59A7BF59A7B
  • Transparent F7A88EF7A88E
  • Transparent F8B7A1F8B7A1
  • Transparent F9C5B3F9C5B3
  • Transparent FBD4C6FBD4C6
  • Transparent FCE2D9FCE2D9
  • Transparent FEF1ECFEF1EC


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  • Transparent CF7355CF7355
  • Transparent C4755BC4755B
  • Transparent B97761B97761
  • Transparent AD7967AD7967
  • Transparent A27B6DA27B6D
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  • Transparent 8B7E7A8B7E7A


  • Transparent C15835C15835
  • Transparent A94D2EA94D2E
  • Transparent 914228914228
  • Transparent 793721793721
  • Transparent 602C1A602C1A
  • Transparent 482114482114
  • Transparent 30160D30160D
  • Transparent 180B07180B07

Chinese Orange Color Patterns

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    Chinese Orange Gingham Checks

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    Chinese Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Chinese Orange Polka Dots Pattern

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    Chinese Orange Honeycomb Pattern

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    Chinese Orange Leaves Pattern

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    Chinese Orange Houndstooth Pattern

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    Chinese Orange Trellis Pattern

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    Chinese Orange Plaid Pattern

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