what colour is Orange exactly?

José Antonio Rey jose at ubuntu.com
Mon Apr 18 16:42:43 UTC 2016

I, personally, still use #DD4814 for everything.

On 04/18/2016 11:40 AM, Alan Bell wrote:
> Hi all,
> when we set aside the youthful brownness and moved to a design rich
> orange and aubergine the Ubuntu Community Orange was introduced here
> http://design.ubuntu.com/brand/colour-palette and specifed as being
> #DD4814 (plus some other ways of saying the same thing like C0 M79 Y100
> K0 and Pantone 1665). This was all jolly exciting and the community,
> being given it's very own Orange, went off and designed a ton of logos,
> websites, tshirts, badges etc.
> some months ago, with very little fanfare there was an update here
> https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/phone/apps/qml/tutorials/ubuntu-ui-toolkit-palette/
> in which a new orange #E95420 was introduced. This was going to be used
> on the phone and now is, which means the phone operating system pages
> don't quite match ubuntu websites or indeed the colour of the case in
> which the phone slots. (not that calibration is perfect, but it is now
> out by design rather than being out by quirks of optical physics)
> My question is, what is right? #DD4814 or #E95420? Or both? Are things
> supposed to not quite match?
> Alan.

José Antonio Rey

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