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A comprehensive guide to hex color #dada00

About hex color #dada00 - near-Peridot

Hex color #dada00 may be mistaken for "Peridot". It's labeled as "yellow". When humans think of yellow in marketing, they might associate it with: being encouraged to communicate, optimism, self-esteem, the home, and affordability. The color typically isn't associated with finance and wealth. Gravit, Estimote, and XING are using a color close to Peridot in their branding. (Explore brands using Peridot).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #dada00 is created using 85.5% red, 85.5% green, and 0% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 100% yellow, and 14.5% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
85.5%
 
85.5%
 
0%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
0%
 
100%
14.5%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#dada00 is made up of R: 218, G: 218, B: 0 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:0, Y:100, K:14.51 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14342656 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc00. Its closest named color is "Peridot". Black should be used ontop of #dada00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #dada00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #dada00
Websafe hex #cccc00
rgb 218, 218, 0
rgb percent (%) 85.16%, 85.16%, 0%
rgba R: 218, G: 218, B: 0, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:0, Y:100, K:14.51
hsv 60, 100, 42.75
hsb 60, 100, 85.49
luma 193.148
Black or white text? #000000
Adobe RGB 217, 217, 51
Closest named color Peridot
Hunter-Lab 80.65, -17.63, 46.66
CIE-L*ab 84.51, -19.15, 83.94
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 84.51, 86.09, 102.85
CIE-L*uv 84.51, 6.7, 92.9°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #dada00. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #dada00 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0000da.

Design Tip: It's not unusual for complimentary colors to appear jarring given their contrast, so be sure to tweak vibrancies to your liking.

#0000da
#dada00

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #dada00 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0000da.

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

#6d00da
#dada00
#006dda

Triadic

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

Design Tip: Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

#da00da
#dada00
#00dada

Tetradic

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

Design Tip: The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

#da0000
#0000da
#00dada
#dada00

Analagous

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.

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

#da6d00
#dada00
#6dda00

Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #dada00 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #dada00 with black #000000.

#2b2b00
#414100
#575700
#6d6d00
#828200
#989800
#aeae00
#c4c400

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #dada00 with white #FFFFFF.

#e1e133
#e5e54c
#e8e866
#ecec7f
#f0f099
#f3f3b2
#f7f7cc
#fbfbe5

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #dada00 with gray #808080.

#929266
#9b9b59
#a4a44c
#adad40
#b6b633
#bfbf26
#c8c819
#d1d10c

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 #dada00 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #dada00 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 #dada00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #dada00 appears as #ecd500 when in northern sky daylight and as #d3da68 when in cool fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #dada00

#dada00 might 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.

Peridot
Citrine
Bitter lemon
Safety yellow
Titanium yellow
Yellow (Munsell)
Yellow (Pantone)
Sizzling Sunrise

Furthest named colors to #dada00

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #dada00. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Blue
Medium blue
Electric ultramarine
Ultramarine
Blue (RYB)
Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache)
Bluebonnet
Philippine sky blue

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #dada00, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Gravit uses the color #d5df00

#d5df00
#475258
#e30061
 

XING uses the color #cfdc00

#cfdc00
#026466
  

Estimote uses the color #ccc900

#ccc900
#373b9c
#39b7dd
#6a9c84
#790f59
#f784b6
  
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #dada00
Java new Color(218, 218, 0)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 218, 218, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.8549 green:0.8549 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.8549f, 0.8549f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.8549, green:0.8549, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00DADA
Python Color('#dada00')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #dada00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14342656 while the individual RGB conversions are: 218, 218, 0.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary110110101101101000000000
Hexdada00
Octal3323320
Decimal2182180

If you're considering using #dada00 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #dada00 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #dada00 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #dada00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #dada00 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #dada00 background.

This text is hex color #dada00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #dada00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #dada00 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #dada00 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #dada00.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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