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Orange peel

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#ff9f00
RGB:
255, 159, 0
CMYK:
0, 38, 100, 0
HSL:
37.4°, 100%, 50%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Orange
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 2012
in RAL Classic:
RAL 1028
in RAL Design:
RAL 070 70 80
in RAL Effect:
RAL 380-2
What color is Orange peel? What are the examples of Orange peel color in everyday life? What looks best in Orange peel?
2023-05-31 Snargl 4 minutes 2 seconds
# General # Imagination

What color is Orange peel?

Plate of fruit with a leaf on top of it on a table with a pink background
Woman in a yellow suit with headphones on her head
Woman in a leather suit standing in front of a sunset on the beach with a brick wall and a large orange sky
Close up of a flower with water in the background and rocks in the background with a blue sky
Man with a hat and a tie on and a beard and mustache painted on his face and wearing a suit
Brown and yellow bowl with a brown center piece in it's center
Close up of a circular object on a wall with a wooden frame and a metal ring on the center
Cut in half papaya on a green surface with a black background and a green leaf behind it
Bowl of soup with tofu and vegetables on top of it
Woman in a space suit standing in a doorway with a helmet on her head

Orange peel is the name of a color that resembles the outer skin of an orange fruit.

It is a bright and vivid shade of orange, with a hue angle of 37.4 degrees, a saturation of 100%, and a lightness of 50% in the HSL color space.

In the RGB color model, it is composed of 100% red, 62.35% green, and 0% blue, which corresponds to the hexadecimal code #FF9F00.

In the CMYK color model, used for printing, it is composed of 0% cyan, 38% magenta, 100% yellow, and 0% black.

Orange peel is a strong and pure orange color, similar to the color wheel orange, which is the color halfway between red and yellow.

However, orange peel is slightly darker and more saturated than color wheel orange, which has a hue angle of 37.4 degrees, a saturation of 100%, and a lightness of 50%.

Orange peel is also different from the actual color of the inner flesh of an orange fruit, which is usually lighter and more yellowish than the outer skin.

It can also be matched with other colors to create various color schemes, such as complementary, analogous, split-complementary, triadic, or tetradic.

Some examples of colors that go well with orange peel are brandeis blue, chartreuse, ferrari red, medium spring green, and vivid violet.

It is a color that can brighten up any design, communicate enthusiasm and vitality, and create contrast and interest.

Orange peel is a color that can make a statement and stand out from the crowd.

Example of the palette with the Orange peel color

Picture with primary colors of Smoky black, UP Maroon, Tawny, Rich black and Light khaki
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 9000-N
NCS S 3560-Y80R
NCS S 2060-Y50R
NCS S 6020-B90G
NCS S 1030-Y
RAL Classic
RAL 9005
RAL 3032
RAL 2009
RAL 6004
RAL 1014
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 030 30 45
RAL 050 50 70
RAL 200 20 20
RAL 095 90 40
RAL Effect
RAL 790-5
RAL 350-5
RAL 390-4
RAL 750-M
RAL 270-1

Example of the palette with the Orange peel color

Picture with primary colors of Desert sand, Copper, Orange peel, Gray-Tea Green and Wenge
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 1014
RAL 8001
RAL 1037
RAL 9007
RAL 7013
RAL Design
RAL 050 80 20
RAL 060 50 50
RAL 070 70 80
RAL 100 60 05
RAL 070 40 10
RAL Effect
RAL 430-1
RAL 320-M
RAL 370-3
RAL 850-4
RAL 840-M

Example of the palette with the Orange peel color

Picture with primary colors of Orange peel, Chocolate, Bulgarian rose, Orange Yellow and Dark green
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 0570-Y20R
NCS S 2060-Y40R
NCS S 5540-Y90R
NCS S 0540-Y
NCS S 7020-B70G
RAL Classic
RAL 1037
RAL 2010
RAL 3007
RAL 1017
RAL 6007
RAL Design
RAL 070 70 80
RAL 050 50 78
RAL 040 20 19
RAL 070 80 50
RAL 170 20 25
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What are the examples of Orange peel color in everyday life?

Woman in a bikini top and earrings standing in a hallway with a bright orange background. Color CMYK 0,38,100,0.
Woman with long hair and a yellow blouse smiles at the camera with balloons in the background. Example of RGB 255,159,0 color.
Traffic light on a city street at night time with lights reflecting off the wet pavement and buildings in the background
Futuristic car is shown in a city setting with a reflection on the ground. Color RGB 255,159,0.
Orange peel is a color that is named after the outer skin of an orange fruit.

It is a bright and warm shade of orange that has a HEX code of #FF9F00 and RGB values of 255, 159, 0.

Some examples of orange peel color in everyday life are:
  • The logo of Amazon, the online retail giant, has an orange peel arrow that goes from A to Z, symbolizing the variety of products they offer.

  • The flag of Bhutan, the Himalayan kingdom, has an orange peel dragon in the center, representing the Drukpa Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

  • The flower of marigold, a common garden plant, has orange peel petals that are often used for religious ceremonies, especially in Hinduism.

  • The fruit of papaya, a tropical fruit, has an orange peel flesh that is rich in vitamin C and antioxidants.

  • The spice of saffron, a precious and expensive spice, has orange peel threads that are used to flavor and color dishes, especially in Indian and Persian cuisine.

Example of the palette with the Orange peel color

Picture with primary colors of Orange peel, Black, Isabelline, Russet and Buff
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 1037
RAL 9005
RAL 9010
RAL 8029
RAL 1014
RAL Design
RAL 070 70 80
RAL 170 20 25
RAL 010 92 05
RAL 050 30 36
RAL 095 90 50
RAL Effect
RAL 370-3
RAL 790-5
RAL 150-2
RAL 350-5
RAL 270-1
Author:

What looks best in Orange peel?

Painting of a mountain with a lake below it and a bird perched on the cliff below it. Color Orange peel.
Woman with a white face and yellow flowers in her hair and a yellow flower in her hair. Color Orange peel.
Horse with a bird on its back. Example of CMYK 0,38,100,0 color.
Woman in a uniform with flowers on her head and a blue sky in the background. Example of Orange peel color.
Orange peel is the term used to describe the bumpy texture of a painted surface that resembles the skin of an orange.

Some people may find this effect undesirable, while others may appreciate its rustic and natural look.

What looks best in orange peel depends on one's personal taste and preference, but here are some possible suggestions:
  • A vintage or retro style of furniture or decor may look good with orange peel, as it can create a sense of nostalgia and charm.
    For example, a wooden dresser or a metal lamp with orange peel paint can add some character and personality to a room.

  • A bohemian or eclectic style of interior design may also benefit from orange peel, as it can enhance the diversity and creativity of the space.
    For example, a colorful rug or a patterned pillow with orange peel texture can make the room more cozy and inviting.

  • A rustic or farmhouse style of home may also suit orange peel, as it can evoke a feeling of warmth and simplicity.
    For example, a wooden table or a ceramic vase with orange peel finish can create a homely and comfortable atmosphere.

These are just some examples of what may look best in orange peel, but ultimately, it depends on one's own vision and preference.

Orange peel can be a unique and interesting way to add some texture and dimension to a painted surface, as long as it is done intentionally and with care.

Example of the palette with the Orange peel color

Picture with primary colors of Smoky black, Orange peel, CG Blue, Puce and Electric blue
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 9000-N
NCS S 0570-Y20R
NCS S 3050-R90B
NCS S 2030-R10B
NCS S 1040-B10G
RAL Classic
RAL 9005
RAL 1037
RAL 5021
RAL 3012
RAL 6027
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 070 70 80
RAL 210 50 40
RAL 350 60 25
RAL 180 80 30
Author:

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