The meaning of the color Burnt Orange and color combinations to inspire your next design.
Burnt orange is a medium dark orange that evokes visions of flames. Though officially named in 1915, burnt orange can be polarizing because it is defined in different ways by different organizations. For example, burnt orange in Auburn University has a little blue but has none in the University of Texas. Pantone, though, does add a little blue to the mix. The hex code for burnt orange is #CC5500.
Some say burnt orange symbolizes negative emotions such as selfishness, pride, or aggression, while others characterize burnt orange with autumn, evoking a feeling of warmth and comfort.
Looking for a different hue? The following colors are related to burnt orange.
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