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Classic Orange Color

HEX #F2AC29 / RGB (242, 172, 41)

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What is Classic Orange Color?

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Classic Orange has the hex code #F2AC29. The equivalent RGB values are (242, 172, 41), which means it is composed of 53% red, 38% green and 9% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:29 Y:83 K:5. In the HSV/HSB scale, Classic Orange has a hue of 39°, 83% 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.

Gold fish aren't gold in color. They are orange. Our Classic Orange color has strong overtones of gold! The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Classic Orange can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Classic Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#F2AC29
RGB Values(242, 172, 41)
CMYK Values(0%, 29%, 83%, 5%)
HSV/HSB Values(39°, 83%, 95%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#0D53D6 [New Car]
Closest Pantone®7409 C
Closest RAL1033 [Dahlia yellow]
Complementary Color#296FF2 [Blue (Crayola)]
Classic Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#989898
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Luma)#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D2D2D2

Classic Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F2AC29. Complementary color is 296FF2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Classic Orange is Blue (Crayola) with the hex code #296FF2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F2AC29 color is offered by #296FF2. 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 (F2AC29, D4F229 and F24829)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Classic Orange (#F2AC29) are Pear (#D4F229) and Cinnabar (#F24829). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Classic 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 (F2AC29, 29D4F2 and 4829F2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Classic Orange (#F2AC29) are #29D4F2 (Spiro Disco Ball) and #4829F2 (Han Purple). 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 (F2AC29, 29F2AC and AC29F2)

Triadic Palette

Classic Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #29F2AC (Eucalyptus) and #AC29F2 (Purple (X11)) along with #F2AC29 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 (F2AC29, 29F2AC, 296FF2 and F2296F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Classic Orange has four colors - #29F2AC (Eucalyptus), #296FF2 (Blue (Crayola)) and #F2296F (Razzmatazz) in addition to the base color (#F2AC29). 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 (F2AC29, 29F248, 296FF2 and F229D4)

Square Palette

Classic Orange square color palette has #29F248 (Malachite), #296FF2 (Blue (Crayola)) and #F229D4 (Razzle Dazzle Rose). 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

Classic Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Classic 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 Classic Orange Color


  • Transparent F5BD54F5BD54
  • Transparent F6C569F6C569
  • Transparent F7CD7FF7CD7F
  • Transparent F9D694F9D694
  • Transparent FADEA9FADEA9
  • Transparent FBE6BFFBE6BF
  • Transparent FCEED4FCEED4
  • Transparent FEF7EAFEF7EA


  • Transparent DBA33ADBA33A
  • Transparent D09F43D09F43
  • Transparent C49A4CC49A4C
  • Transparent B99655B99655
  • Transparent AE925DAE925D
  • Transparent A28D66A28D66
  • Transparent 97896F97896F
  • Transparent 8B84778B8477


  • Transparent C28A21C28A21
  • Transparent A9781DA9781D
  • Transparent 916719916719
  • Transparent 795615795615
  • Transparent 614510614510
  • Transparent 49340C49340C
  • Transparent 302208302208
  • Transparent 181104181104

Classic Orange Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Classic Orange Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Classic Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Orange Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Orange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Orange Plaid Pattern

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