We have brought huge variety of shades of orange color with color name, hex code, RGB code. This includes both light orange and dark orange shades. Ideal for graphic designers and artists. With this, there is no need to browse through different websites to find color combinations, their codes and names. 

In the first section you will get a quick overview of different combinations of orange color in the form of info graphic. The second section has a complete list of shades of orange color.  


what does orange color represents?

Orange color represents happiness, creativity, determination and encouragement . Orange has strong correspondence with enthusiasm. As per brown color psychology, it is used for attraction concept.

history of orange color

Orange is a bold and prominent shade that generally aggravates immediate reactions. In the early 1500s, the English speakers didn’t have the particular name for this color until the fruit was extensively available in the market. The color got its name after orange trees were brought from Asia to Europe by Portuguese merchants. Before then, people used the term “Yellow-Red” (ġeolurēad) for orange shade. After 1809, the western art culture started using orange shade after the production of the first synthetic orange pigment known as Chrome Orange. Different shades of orange symbolized royalty and used to signal a threat.

colors that go with orange shade

Color contrasts are the colors when combined with any color gives a cool feel. These are the colors which appears on opposite side of color wheel. Finding a good color contrast is one of the most important step in designing the stylish look. Here are few colors that go well with orange shades. 


This design has different contrasts of orange color. When combined with rose quartz, coral and cyan, it gives a holistic look.  



This design has different contrasts of red orange color. When combined with orange, chili pepper and chartreuse, it gives a stylish look.  

eye catching banners with orange shade

Whenever graphic designers and artists needs some prominent color, they prefer to use orange shade. It gives a bold look to the design. Checkout some of our stunning design ideas with shades of orange color.


The orange shade used in this design has a hex code #EC6D4D.


The orange shade used in this design has a hex code #F47264.

All Shades of orange color – [Grid Format]

Here is the list of different shades of orange color we have. Simply copy the hex code or RGB code and use in your design. You can also use hex color picker tool from image to get color codes. 

Carrot Orange
HEX #f09030
RGB 240 144 48
Yellow Orange
HEX #ffc048
RGB 255 192 72
Outrageous Orange
HEX #ff6030
RGB 255 96 48
Web Orange
HEX #ffa800
RGB 255 168 0
Blaze Orange
HEX #ff6000
RGB 255 96 0
Sunset Orange
HEX #ff4848
RGB 255 72 72
Red Orange
HEX #ff3030
RGB 255 48 48

different shades of orange color with name – comprehensive guide 

 Quick look at orange color combinations in the form of chart. From light orange to dark orange,  the collection gives a good idea to the graphic designers what color to choose. These orange shades may differ in saturation, intensity, lightness and/or brightness. Shade is also known as tint or variation of a color. 

 Bonus: If you like orange color shades then I am sure you will love the following color shades as well. Here are some top picks 

Color NameHex CodeRGB Code
Carrot OrangeHEX #F09030RGB 240 144 48
Yellow OrangeHEX #FFC048RGB 255 192 72
Outrageous OrangeHEX #FF6030RGB 255 96 48
Web OrangeHEX #FFA800RGB 255 168 0
Blaze OrangeHEX #FF6000RGB 255 96 0
Sunset OrangeHEX #FF4848RGB 255 72 72

Frequently Asked Questions 


What are different colors of orange?

Carrot Orange
Yellow Orange
Outrageous Orange
Web Orange
Blaze Orange
Sunset Orange

What is the hex code of orange color?

Hex code of orange color is #FFA500 .

What is the RGB code of orange color?

RGB code of orange color is (250,165,0)