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Elegant Orange Color

HEX #F38F42 / RGB (243, 143, 66)

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What is Elegant Orange Color?

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Elegant Orange has the hex code #F38F42. The equivalent RGB values are (243, 143, 66), which means it is composed of 54% red, 32% green and 15% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:41 Y:73 K:5. In the HSV/HSB scale, Elegant Orange has a hue of 26°, 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.

Elegant Orange color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Elegant 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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Elegant Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#F38F42
RGB Values(243, 143, 66)
CMYK Values(0%, 41%, 73%, 5%)
HSV/HSB Values(26°, 73%, 95%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#0C70BD [French Blue]
Closest Pantone®164 C
Closest RAL1034 [Pastel yellow]
Complementary Color#42A6F3 [Picton Blue]
Elegant Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#979797
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A5A5A5
Weighted Average (Luma)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C8C8C8

Elegant Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F38F42. Complementary color is 42A6F3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Elegant Orange is Picton Blue with the hex code #42A6F3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F38F42 color is offered by #42A6F3. 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 (F38F42, F3E842 and F3424D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Elegant Orange (#F38F42) are Gargoyle Gas (#F3E842) and Sunburnt Cyclops (#F3424D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Elegant 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 (F38F42, 42F3E8 and 424EF3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Elegant Orange (#F38F42) are #42F3E8 (Turquoise) and #424EF3 (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 (F38F42, 42F38F and 8F42F3)

Triadic Palette

Elegant Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #42F38F (Very Light Malachite Green) and #8F42F3 (Lavender Indigo) along with #F38F42 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 (F38F42, 42F38F, 42A6F3 and F342A6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Elegant Orange has four colors - #42F38F (Very Light Malachite Green), #42A6F3 (Picton Blue) and #F342A6 (Rose Bonbon) in addition to the base color (#F38F42). 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 (F38F42, 4EF342, 42A6F3 and E842F3)

Square Palette

Elegant Orange square color palette has #4EF342 (Screamin' Green), #42A6F3 (Picton Blue) and #E842F3 (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

Elegant Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Elegant 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 Elegant Orange Color


  • Transparent F5A568F5A568
  • Transparent F7B17BF7B17B
  • Transparent F8BC8EF8BC8E
  • Transparent F9C7A1F9C7A1
  • Transparent FAD2B3FAD2B3
  • Transparent FBDDC6FBDDC6
  • Transparent FDE9D9FDE9D9
  • Transparent FEF4ECFEF4EC


  • Transparent DC8C4EDC8C4E
  • Transparent D18B55D18B55
  • Transparent C5895BC5895B
  • Transparent BA8861BA8861
  • Transparent AE8667AE8667
  • Transparent A3856DA3856D
  • Transparent 978374978374
  • Transparent 8C827A8C827A


  • Transparent C27235C27235
  • Transparent AA642EAA642E
  • Transparent 925628925628
  • Transparent 7A48217A4821
  • Transparent 61391A61391A
  • Transparent 492B14492B14
  • Transparent 311D0D311D0D
  • Transparent 180E07180E07

Elegant Orange Color Patterns

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    Elegant Orange Gingham Checks

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    Elegant Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Elegant Orange Polka Dots Pattern

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    Elegant Orange Honeycomb Pattern

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    Elegant Orange Leaves Pattern

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    Elegant Orange Houndstooth Pattern

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    Elegant Orange Trellis Pattern

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    Elegant Orange Plaid Pattern

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