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Princeton orange

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#ff8f00
RGB:
255, 143, 0
CMYK:
0, 44, 100, 0
HSL:
33.6°, 100%, 50%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Dark orange
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 2011
in RAL Classic:
RAL 1028
in RAL Design:
RAL 070 70 80
in RAL Effect:
RAL 380-2
What color is Princeton orange? What looks best in Princeton orange?
2023-05-31 Snargl 3 minutes 10 seconds
# General # Fashion # Imagination # Design

What color is Princeton orange?

Two oranges on a plate next to a lamp on a table
Close up of a yellow flower with a blue sky background behind it and a few green leaves on the bottom
Close up of a grapefruit cut in half with a flower on top of it and a leaf on the side
Close up of a glass bowl with a circular design on it's surface and a small amount of water droplets on the surface
Bright orange star is in the middle of a black sky with stars around it
Piece of cake with green sauce on a plate with a fork and bowl of fruit in the background
Man in a yellow suit laughing and holding a sword in his hand and wearing a helmet with a light saber
Yellow sports car driving down a road next to a mountain range in the background
City skyline is shown in the distance with yellow trees in the foreground
Blue vase next to a cut up orange and an apple on a table top with a knife
Woman in a costume with a hood on her head and a clock in the background with a dark sky

Princeton orange is a vivid shade of orange that is associated with Princeton University.

In the RGB color model, which is used for digital displays, Princeton orange has the hexadecimal code #FF8F00 and the decimal values R:255, G:143, B:0.

Princeton orange is yellower, stronger, and slightly lighter than pumpkin, and redder, darker, and slightly less strong than cadmium orange.

It was adopted as the official color of the university in 1959, in honor of William III of the House of Nassau, who was also the Prince of Orange and the namesake of Nassau Hall.

Princeton orange is often paired with black as the university's signature colors.

Example of the palette with the Princeton orange color

Picture with primary colors of Black, Princeton orange, Sienna, Eggshell and Burlywood
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 9005
RAL 1037
RAL 3011
RAL 9001
RAL 1001
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 25
RAL 070 70 80
RAL 030 30 45
RAL 070 90 10
RAL 050 70 30
RAL Effect
RAL 790-5
RAL 380-2
RAL 350-4
RAL 150-3
RAL 310-3

Example of the palette with the Princeton orange color

Picture with primary colors of Smoky black, Princeton orange, Titian, Coffee and Pale pink
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 9005
RAL 1037
RAL 2001
RAL 8024
RAL 9001
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 070 70 80
RAL 060 50 60
RAL 040 30 30
RAL 010 90 10
RAL Effect
RAL 790-5
RAL 380-2
RAL 360-4
RAL 320-6
RAL 150-6

Example of the palette with the Princeton orange color

Picture with primary colors of Princeton orange, Mustard, Saddle brown, Smoky black and Isabelline
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 1018
RAL 8004
RAL 9005
RAL 9010
RAL Design
RAL 070 70 80
RAL 070 80 60
RAL 050 40 50
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 010 92 05
RAL Effect
RAL 380-2
RAL 270-6
RAL 350-4
RAL 790-5
RAL 150-2
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What looks best in Princeton orange?

Tiger wearing a leather jacket and a leather jacket jacket is on display in a museum exhibit. Color #FF8F00.
Motorcycle is shown in a studio shot with a gray background. Color RGB 255,143,0.
Glass of orange juice on a wooden table with a view of a pagoda in the background. Example of Princeton orange color.
Group of pumpkins on top of a table next to a candle holder and a bottle of wine. Color CMYK 0,44,100,0.
Woman in a futuristic suit with orange hair and a gun in her hand. Example of RGB 255,143,0 color.
Plate with a pastry on it with a sauce on it and a spoon in it on a table. Example of Princeton orange color.
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