Faux-Neon gold (#d6ae00) color information

#d6ae00 is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Neon gold" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic orange". When people spot this color, Neon gold (#d6ae00), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: caution or skepticism, having confidence, being centrally-located, health care, and health care. Colors labeled as "generic orange" are rarely tied to finance and wealth.

#d6ae00 Breakdown

#d6ae00 is made up of (214, 174, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 18.69, 100.00, 16.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14069248 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9900. White should be used ontop of #d6ae00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d6ae00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d6ae00 luma #166.12
Websafe hex #cc9900 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(214, 174, 0) Adobe RGB (203.00, 170.00, 37.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(84%, 68%, 0%) Closest named color Neon gold
rgba rgba(214.0, 174.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (66.33, 3.22, 38.90)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 18.69, 100.00, 16.08) CIE-L*ab (72.23, 3.54, 76.01)
hsv hsv(48.57, 100.00, 42.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (72.23, 76.09, 87.33)
hsb hsb(48.57, 100.00, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (72.23, 38.23, 75.96)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Neon gold (#d6ae00)

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" #d6ae00 while the second is the "compliment" #002ad6.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Neon gold (#d6ae00)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #d6ae00 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #002ad6.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Neon gold (#d6ae00)

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-Neon gold (#d6ae00)

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-Neon gold (#d6ae00)

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.

Faux-Neon gold (#d6ae00)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #d6ae00 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #d6ae00

When you combine pure black with this color, #d6ae00, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Neon gold (#d6ae00)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #d6ae00 with gray

#d6ae00 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 #d6ae00 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d6ae00 → #002ad6
#d6ae00 → #e2c64c
#d6ae00 → #ffffff
#d6ae00 → #95d600
#d6ae00 → #806800
#d6ae00 → #d64000

How #d6ae00 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #d6ae00 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 #d6ae00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#d6ae00 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#d6ae00might 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-Neon gold (#d6ae00)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d6ae00. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#d6ae00 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 #d6ae00
Java new Color(214, 174, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 214, 174, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:214 green:174 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(214f, 174f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:214, green:174, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00aed6
Python Color('#d6ae00')

Base Conversions of hex color #d6ae00

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d6ae00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14069248 while the individual RGB conversions are: 214, 174, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010110 10101110 00000000
Hex d6 ae 00
Octal 326 256 0
Decimal 214 174 0

#d6ae00 Icons

If you're considering using #d6ae00 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Neon gold (#d6ae00) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #d6ae00 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 #d6ae00 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d6ae00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d6ae00 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d6ae00 background.
This text is hex color #d6ae00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d6ae00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d6ae00 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d6ae00 and white (#ffffff) background.