Faux-Bitter lemon (#bbe900) color information

Hex color #bbe900 is close to the color named "Bitter lemon" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic yellow". When people spot this color, Bitter lemon (#bbe900), in media, they might associate it with feelings of cheerfulness, having their attention grabbed, self-esteem, energy, and being center-of-attention. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Bitter lemon (#bbe900)

#bbe900 is made up of (187, 233, 0) in RGB colorspace and (19.74, 0.00, 100.00, 8.63) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12314880 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccff00. Black should be used ontop of #bbe900 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bbe900. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bbe900 luma #192.68
Websafe hex #ccff00 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(187, 233, 0) Adobe RGB (199.00, 231.00, 57.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(73%, 91%, 0%) Closest named color Bitter lemon
rgba rgba(187.0, 233.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (82.46, -34.38, 47.07)
cmyk cmyk(19.74, 0.00, 100.00, 8.63) CIE-L*ab (86.01, -38.76, 82.73)
hsv hsv(71.89, 100.00, 45.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (86.01, 91.36, 115.10)
hsb hsb(71.89, 100.00, 91.00) CIE-L*uv (86.01, -22.34, 97.29)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Bitter lemon (#bbe900)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #bbe900 while the second is the "compliment" #2a00e8.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Bitter lemon (#bbe900)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #bbe900 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #2a00e8.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bitter lemon (#bbe900)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Bitter lemon (#bbe900)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Bitter lemon (#bbe900)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #bbe900

When you combine pure white with this color, #bbe900, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #bbe900

Darker shades of #bbe900 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Bitter lemon (#bbe900)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #bbe900 with gray

Faux-Bitter lemon (#bbe900) 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 #bbe900 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bbe900 → #2a00e8
#bbe900 → #cfef4c
#bbe900 → #000000
#bbe900 → #49e800
#bbe900 → #708b00
#bbe900 → #e89e00

How #bbe900 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #bbe900 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 #bbe900 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Bitter lemon (#bbe900)

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

#bbe900might 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.

#bbe900 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#bbe900. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#bbe900 in coding

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 #bbe900
Java new Color(187, 233, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 187, 233, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:187 green:233 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(187f, 233f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:187, green:233, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00e9bb
Python Color('#bbe900')

Base Conversions of hex color #bbe900

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bbe900. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12314880 while the individual RGB conversions are: 187, 233, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111011 11101001 00000000
Hex bb e9 00
Octal 273 351 0
Decimal 187 233 0

#bbe900 Icons

If you're considering using #bbe900 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Bitter lemon (#bbe900) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #bbe900 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 #bbe900 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bbe900 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bbe900 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bbe900 background.
This text is hex color #bbe900 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bbe900 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bbe900 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bbe900 and white (#ffffff) background.