Everything about the color Red Orange

The meaning of the color Red Orange and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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As its name suggests, red orange is a cross between the two hues. More red than orange, it is bright and exciting and associated with physical energy. It is playful, energetic, and engaging. Red orange can also symbolize health and vitality. The hex code for red orange is #FF5349.


Directly across red orange in the color wheel, you’ll find blue and green hues; combined, these make for an eye-catching palette. Combine red orange with pink hues, on the other hand, and you get a feminine feel. Red orange also pairs beautifully with purples and yellows and any other hue you’d expect to see in nature.

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Information about Red Orange / #FF5349

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #FF5349 is made of 100% red, 32.5% green and 28.6% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #FF5349 is made of 0% cyan, 67% magenta, 71% yellow and 0% black. Red Orange has a hue angle of 3.3 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 64.3%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #FF5349 has RGB values of R: 100, G: 32.5, B: 28.6 and CMYK values of C: 0, M: 0.67, Y: 0.71, K:0.




RGB Decimal

255, 83, 73


RGB Percentage

100, 32.5, 28.6

rgb(100%, 32.5%, 28.6%)


0, 67, 71, 0


3.3°, 100, 64.3

hsl(3.3°, 100%, 64.3%)

HSV (or HSB)

3.3°, 71.4, 100

Web Safe




59.829, 64.403, 42.674


45.541, 27.934, 9.296


0.55, 0.337, 27.934


59.829, 77.258, 33.529


59.829, 133.839, 32.82


52.853, 65.155, 24.603


11111111, 01010011, 01001001

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