Faded Orange

HEX #CD946A / RGB (205, 148, 106)

What is Faded Orange Color?

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Faded Orange has the hex code #CD946A. The equivalent RGB values are (205, 148, 106), which means it is composed of 45% red, 32% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:28 Y:48 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, Faded Orange has a hue of 25°, 48% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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.

Faded 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.

Faded Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#CD946A
RGB Values(205, 148, 106)
CMYK Values(0%, 28%, 48%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(25°, 48%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#326B95 [Teal Blue]
Closest Pantone®P 46-3 C
Closest RAL3012 [Beige red]
Complementary Color#6AA3CD [Iceberg]
Faded Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#999999
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Luma)#9D9D9D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C7C7C7

Faded Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CD946A. Complementary color is 6AA3CD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Faded Orange is Iceberg with the hex code #6AA3CD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CD946A color is offered by #6AA3CD. 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 (CD946A, CDC66A and CD6A72)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Faded Orange (#CD946A) are Dark Khaki (#CDC66A) and Fuzzy Wuzzy (#CD6A72). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Faded 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 (CD946A, 6ACDC6 and 6A72CD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Faded Orange (#CD946A) are #6ACDC6 (Medium Aquamarine) and #6A72CD (Violet-Blue (Crayola)). 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 (CD946A, 6ACD94 and 946ACD)

Triadic Palette

Faded Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6ACD94 (Medium Aquamarine) and #946ACD (Amethyst) along with #CD946A 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 (CD946A, 6ACD94, 6AA3CD and CD6AA3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Faded Orange has four colors - #6ACD94 (Medium Aquamarine), #6AA3CD (Iceberg) and #CD6AA3 (Super Pink) in addition to the base color (#CD946A). 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 (CD946A, 72CD6A, 6AA3CD and C66ACD)

Square Palette

Faded Orange square color palette has #72CD6A (Mantis), #6AA3CD (Iceberg) and #C66ACD (Rich Lilac). 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

Faded Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Faded 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 Faded Orange Color


  • Transparent D7A988#D7A988
  • Transparent DCB497#DCB497
  • Transparent E1BFA6#E1BFA6
  • Transparent E6CAB5#E6CAB5
  • Transparent EBD4C3#EBD4C3
  • Transparent F0DFD2#F0DFD2
  • Transparent F5EAE1#F5EAE1
  • Transparent FAF4F0#FAF4F0


  • Transparent BE906E#BE906E
  • Transparent B68E71#B68E71
  • Transparent AE8C73#AE8C73
  • Transparent A78A75#A78A75
  • Transparent 9F8877#9F8877
  • Transparent 978679#978679
  • Transparent 8F847C#8F847C
  • Transparent 88827E#88827E


  • Transparent A47655#A47655
  • Transparent 90684A#90684A
  • Transparent 7B5940#7B5940
  • Transparent 674A35#674A35
  • Transparent 523B2A#523B2A
  • Transparent 3E2C20#3E2C20
  • Transparent 291E15#291E15
  • Transparent 150F0B#150F0B

Faded Orange Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Faded Orange Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Faded Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Orange Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Orange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Orange Plaid Pattern

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