Pizza Color


Pizza is soft, warm-toned shade of orange. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with blue cyan, mid magenta or green cyan

Inverse Color #366bea
Complementary Color #1549c9
Color Shade: orange (42.33° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 43.53% (better contrasting with white)
Pizza Color Sample
Pizza Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c99415

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Pizza Color. The Trumpet Gold color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Deli Yellow (#e8b523) for more calm effect. Try Sumac dyed as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#1549c9 is the best complementary color to Pizza. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #c99415 complementary color is Denim, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, orange, and mid yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Pizza are #c93a15 and #a4c915. Thus found on the left and right of #c99415 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Thunderbird and La Rioja colors as they work well with Pizza.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Pizza palette consists of #3915c9 and #15a3c9 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#1549c9). Try Persian Blue and Java colors in combination with #c99415, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #c99415 offers a combination of violet and green cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Pizza. Thus Purple Heart and Mountain Meadow giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Pizza contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Denim, Malachite, and Red Violet split by 90° on the color wheel. #c99415 square combo is a palette of orange, mid green, blue cyan and mid magenta shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Pizza tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#1549c9) and two others. The Mountain Meadow is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Crimson – 120° from the complementary Denim. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #15c994 and #c91549.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c99415 is made of 54% red, 40% green and 6% blue. In a HSL mode Pizza has a hue angle of 42.33°, a saturation of 81.08% and a lightness of 43.53%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c99415 is made of 0% cyan, 20.78% magenta, 70.58% yellow and 21.18% black ink.

HEX #c99415
RGB Decimal rgb(201,148,21)
RGB Percentage 54%, 40%, 6%
CMYK 0, 20.78, 70.58, 21.18
HSL hsl(42.33,81.08%,43.53%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(42.33,89.55%,78.82%)
CIE-LAB lab(64.685,9.9617,65.7673)
XYZ xyz(34.8127,33.6515,5.37)