Faux-Dark yellow (#9e8016) color information

The hexidecimal color, #9e8016, should not to be confused with "Dark yellow" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark yellow". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark yellow (#9e8016), in media, the following may come to mind: being encouraged to communicate, youthfulness, will power, the home, and affordability. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance and wealth.

Breakdown of #9e8016

#9e8016 is made up of (158, 128, 22) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 18.99, 86.08, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10387478 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999900. White should be used ontop of #9e8016 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9e8016. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9e8016 luma #124.86
Websafe hex #999900 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(158, 128, 22) Adobe RGB (149.00, 128.00, 39.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(62%, 50%, 9%) Closest named color Dark yellow
rgba rgba(158.0, 128.0, 22.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (47.96, 0.53, 27.02)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 18.99, 86.08, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (55.07, 0.65, 56.05)
hsv hsv(46.42, 74.65, 35.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (55.07, 56.05, 89.34)
hsb hsb(46.42, 85.48, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (55.07, 24.59, 55.73)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark yellow (#9e8016)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #9e8016 and the second color is called the "compliment" #16369e.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark yellow (#9e8016)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #9e8016 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #16369e.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark yellow (#9e8016)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark yellow (#9e8016)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark yellow (#9e8016)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Dark yellow (#9e8016)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #9e8016 with white

Darker variations of #9e8016

When you combine pure black with this color, #9e8016, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #9e8016

Tones of #9e8016 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#9e8016 in gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #9e8016 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9e8016 → #16369e
#9e8016 → #bba65b
#9e8016 → #ffffff
#9e8016 → #7a9e16
#9e8016 → #5e4c0d
#9e8016 → #9e3a16

Faux-Dark yellow (#9e8016) in different environments

Seeing #9e8016 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #9e8016 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #9e8016

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#9e8016might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Dark yellow (#9e8016)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9e8016. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#9e8016 in programming

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #9e8016
Java new Color(158, 128, 22);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 158, 128, 22);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:158 green:128 blue:22 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(158f, 128f, 22f);
Swift UIColor(red:158, green:128, blue:22, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $16809e
Python Color('#9e8016')

Base Conversions of hex color #9e8016

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9e8016. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10387478 while the individual RGB conversions are: 158, 128, 22.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011110 10000000 00010110
Hex 9e 80 16
Octal 236 200 26
Decimal 158 128 22

#9e8016 Icons

If you're considering using #9e8016 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark yellow (#9e8016) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9e8016 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #9e8016 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9e8016 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9e8016 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9e8016 background.
This text is hex color #9e8016 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9e8016 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9e8016 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9e8016 and white (#ffffff) background.