Lemon curry (#cca01d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #cca01d, is commonly known by the name "Lemon curry". This color is described as "generic orange". When people spot this color, Lemon curry (#cca01d), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: caution or skepticism, being encouraged to participate, creativity, health care, and technology. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for clothing.

Breakdown of #cca01d

#cca01d is made up of (204, 160, 29) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 21.57, 85.78, 20.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13410333 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9933. White should be used ontop of #cca01d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cca01d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cca01d luma #158.19
Websafe hex #cc9933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(204, 160, 29) Adobe RGB (192.00, 158.00, 53.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 63%, 11%) Closest named color Lemon curry
rgba rgba(204.0, 160.0, 29.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (61.64, 5.54, 34.33)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 21.57, 85.78, 20.00) CIE-L*ab (68.02, 6.18, 64.74)
hsv hsv(45.22, 75.82, 45.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (68.02, 65.03, 84.55)
hsb hsb(45.22, 86.25, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (68.02, 38.74, 66.66)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Lemon curry (#cca01d)

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" #cca01d and the second color is called the "compliment" #1c48cc.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Lemon curry (#cca01d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #cca01d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #1c48cc.

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

Triadic Colors of Lemon curry (#cca01d)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Lemon curry (#cca01d)

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 Lemon curry (#cca01d)

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 shades of #cca01d

Lighter shades are produced by blending #cca01d with white

Darker shades of #cca01d

Darker shades are produced by blending #cca01d with black

Tones of #cca01d

Tones are produced by blending #cca01d with gray

Gradients including #cca01d

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 #cca01d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cca01d → #1c48cc
#cca01d → #dbbc60
#cca01d → #ffffff
#cca01d → #a0cc1c
#cca01d → #7a6011
#cca01d → #cc481c

How #cca01d looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #cca01d 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 #cca01d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #cca01d

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

#cca01dmight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #cca01d

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cca01d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #cca01d

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 #cca01d
Java new Color(204, 160, 29);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 160, 29);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:160 blue:29 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 160f, 29f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:160, blue:29, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1da0cc
Python Color('#cca01d')

Base Conversions of hex color #cca01d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cca01d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13410333 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 160, 29.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 10100000 00011101
Hex cc a0 1d
Octal 314 240 35
Decimal 204 160 29

#cca01d Icons

If you're considering using #cca01d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Lemon curry (#cca01d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cca01d 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 #cca01d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cca01d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cca01d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cca01d background.
This text is hex color #cca01d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cca01d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cca01d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cca01d and white (#ffffff) background.