#FC7E2F Hex Code

Color Name: Princeton Orange

What is hex #FC7E2F Color?

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The color name of hex code #FC7E2F is Princeton Orange. The RGB values are (252, 126, 47) which means it is composed of 59% red, 30% green and 11% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:50 Y:81 K:1. In the HSV/HSB scale, #FC7E2F has a hue of 23°, 81% saturation and a brightness value of 99%.
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.

Hex #FC7E2F Color Codes

Color NamePrinceton Orange
RGB Values(252, 126, 47)
CMYK Values(0%, 50%, 81%, 1%)
HSV/HSB Values(23°, 81%, 99%)
Closest Web Safe#FF6633
Inverse Color#0381D0 [Blue Cola]
Closest Pantone®1575 C
Closest RAL2003 [Pastel orange]
Complementary Color#2FADFC [Brilliant Azure]
#FC7E2F Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8E8E8E
Desaturated#969696
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Luma)#939393
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C1C1C1

Hex #FC7E2F Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FC7E2F. Complementary color is 2FADFC

Complementary Palette

The complement of #FC7E2F is #2FADFC which is called Brilliant Azure. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FC7E2F color is offered by #2FADFC. 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 (FC7E2F, FCE52F and FC2F46)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #FC7E2F are #FCE52F and #FC2F46, called Banana Yellow and Red Salsa, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #FC7E2F with a 30° separation. 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 (FC7E2F, 2FFCE5 and 2F47FC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #FC7E2F are #2FFCE5 (Fluorescent Blue) and #2F47FC (Palatinate 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 (FC7E2F, 2FFC7E and 7E2FFC)

Triadic Palette

#FC7E2F triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2FFC7E (Guppie Green) and #7E2FFC (Blue-Violet) along with #FC7E2F, our main color, 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 (FC7E2F, 2FFC7E, 2FADFC and FC2FAD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #FC7E2F has #2FFC7E (Guppie Green), #2FADFC (Brilliant Azure) and #FC2FAD (Persian Rose). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (FC7E2F, 47FC2F, 2FADFC and E52FFC)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #FC7E2F contains #47FC2F (Neon Green), #2FADFC (Brilliant Azure) and #E52FFC (Phlox). 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

Hex #FC7E2F Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #FC7E2F rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

#FC7E2F Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - FC7E2F

    Princeton Orange gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - FC7E2F

    Princeton Orange vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - FC7E2F

    Princeton Orange polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - FC7E2F

    Princeton Orange honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - FC7E2F

    Princeton Orange leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - FC7E2F

    Princeton Orange houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - FC7E2F

    Princeton Orange trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - FC7E2F

    Princeton Orange plaid pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.