Faux-Citrine (#d1ca00) color information

The hexidecimal color, #d1ca00, may be mistaken for "Citrine" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic orange". When people spot this color, Citrine (#d1ca00), in designs, the following may come to mind: caution or skepticism, being encouraged to participate, creativity, health care, and technology. This color isn't popular for clothing. Estimote is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #d1ca00

#d1ca00 is made up of (209, 202, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 3.35, 100.00, 18.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13748736 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc00. White should be used ontop of #d1ca00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d1ca00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d1ca00 luma #181.07
Websafe hex #cccc00 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(209, 202, 0) Adobe RGB (205.00, 202.00, 44.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(82%, 79%, 0%) Closest named color Citrine
rgba rgba(209.0, 202.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (74.83, -15.09, 43.59)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 3.35, 100.00, 18.04) CIE-L*ab (79.61, -16.74, 81.08)
hsv hsv(57.80, 100.00, 41.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (79.61, 82.79, 101.67)
hsb hsb(57.80, 100.00, 82.00) CIE-L*uv (79.61, 8.83, 87.87)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Citrine (#d1ca00)

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" #d1ca00 while the second is the "compliment" #000ad1.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Citrine (#d1ca00)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #d1ca00 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #000ad1.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Citrine (#d1ca00)

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-Citrine (#d1ca00)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Citrine (#d1ca00)

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 #d1ca00

Lighter shades are produced by blending #d1ca00 with white

Darker shades of #d1ca00

Darker shades are produced by blending #d1ca00 with black

Faux-Citrine (#d1ca00)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #d1ca00 with gray

Gradients including #d1ca00

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 #d1ca00 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d1ca00 → #000ad1
#d1ca00 → #ded94c
#d1ca00 → #ffffff
#d1ca00 → #73d100
#d1ca00 → #7d7900
#d1ca00 → #d15e00

How #d1ca00 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #d1ca00 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 #d1ca00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #d1ca00

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

#d1ca00might 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 #d1ca00

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d1ca00. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Estimote

Programming Language Syntax for #d1ca00

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 #d1ca00
Java new Color(209, 202, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 209, 202, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:209 green:202 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(209f, 202f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:209, green:202, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00cad1
Python Color('#d1ca00')

Base Conversions of hex color #d1ca00

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d1ca00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13748736 while the individual RGB conversions are: 209, 202, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010001 11001010 00000000
Hex d1 ca 00
Octal 321 312 0
Decimal 209 202 0

Icons incorporating the color #d1ca00

If you're considering using #d1ca00 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #d1ca00 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #d1ca00 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 #d1ca00 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d1ca00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d1ca00 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d1ca00 background.
This text is hex color #d1ca00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d1ca00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d1ca00 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d1ca00 and white (#ffffff) background.