Dutch Orange

HEX #FF9B00 / RGB (255, 155, 0)

What is Dutch Orange Color?

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Dutch Orange has the hex code #FF9B00. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 155, 0), which means it is composed of 62% red, 38% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:39 Y:100 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dutch Orange has a hue of 36°, 100% 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.

The Dutch orange color also known as Holland orange or Netherlands Orange comes from Prince William of Orange-Nassau. The color is included in the Prinsenvlag (Prince's flag) and was first used during the Dutch Revolt. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, dutch 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.

Dutch Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#FF9B00
RGB Values(255, 155, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 39%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(36°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9900
Inverse Color#0064FF [Brandeis Blue]
Closest Pantone®2013 C
Closest RAL1028 [Melon yellow]
Complementary Color#0064FF [Brandeis Blue]
Dutch Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#898989
Desaturated#808080
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A8A8A8
Weighted Average (Luma)#A5A5A5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CCCCCC

Dutch Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF9B00. Complementary color is 0064FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dutch Orange is Brandeis Blue with the hex code #0064FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF9B00 color is offered by #0064FF. 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.

Analogous color palette with (FF9B00, E4FF00 and FF1C00)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dutch Orange (#FF9B00) are Chartreuse (Traditional) (#E4FF00) and Ferrari Red (#FF1C00). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dutch 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (FF9B00, 00E4FF and 1B00FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dutch Orange (#FF9B00) are #00E4FF (Vivid Sky Blue) and #1B00FF (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.

Triadic color palette with (FF9B00, 00FF9B and 9B00FF)

Triadic Palette

Dutch Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FF9B (Medium Spring Green) and #9B00FF (Vivid Violet) along with #FF9B00 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (FF9B00, 00FF9B, 0064FF and FF0064)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dutch Orange has four colors - #00FF9B (Medium Spring Green), #0064FF (Brandeis Blue) and #FF0064 (Vivid Raspberry) in addition to the base color (#FF9B00). 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.

Square color palette with (FF9B00, 00FF1C, 0064FF and FF00E4)

Square Palette

Dutch Orange square color palette has #00FF1C (Electric Green), #0064FF (Brandeis Blue) and #FF00E4 (Fuchsia). 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.

Rainbow color

Dutch Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dutch 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Dutch Orange Color

Tints

  • Transparent FFAF33#FFAF33
  • Transparent FFB94D#FFB94D
  • Transparent FFC366#FFC366
  • Transparent FFCD80#FFCD80
  • Transparent FFD799#FFD799
  • Transparent FFE1B3#FFE1B3
  • Transparent FFEBCC#FFEBCC
  • Transparent FFF5E6#FFF5E6

Tones

  • Transparent E6961A#E6961A
  • Transparent D99326#D99326
  • Transparent CC9033#CC9033
  • Transparent C08E40#C08E40
  • Transparent B38B4D#B38B4D
  • Transparent A6885A#A6885A
  • Transparent 998566#998566
  • Transparent 8D8373#8D8373

Shades

  • Transparent CC7C00#CC7C00
  • Transparent B36D00#B36D00
  • Transparent 995D00#995D00
  • Transparent 804E00#804E00
  • Transparent 663E00#663E00
  • Transparent 4D2F00#4D2F00
  • Transparent 331F00#331F00
  • Transparent 1A1000#1A1000

Dutch Orange Color Patterns

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    Dutch Orange Gingham Checks

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    Dutch Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Dutch Orange Polka Dots Pattern

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    Dutch Orange Honeycomb Pattern

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    Dutch Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dutch Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dutch Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dutch Orange Plaid Pattern