Faux-Citrine (#ddd200) color information

#ddd200 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Citrine" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic yellow". When people spot this color, Citrine (#ddd200), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: feelings of cheerfulness, youthfulness, personal motivation and power, energy, and affordability. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for clothing.

#ddd200 Breakdown

#ddd200 is made up of (221, 210, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 4.98, 100.00, 13.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14537216 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc00. Black should be used ontop of #ddd200 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ddd200. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ddd200 luma #189.35
Websafe hex #cccc00 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(221, 210, 0) Adobe RGB (218.00, 207.00, 49.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(87%, 82%, 0%) Closest named color Citrine
rgba rgba(221.0, 210.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.10, -11.56, 45.26)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 4.98, 100.00, 13.33) CIE-L*ab (82.38, -12.50, 82.50)
hsv hsv(56.55, 100.00, 43.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (82.38, 83.44, 98.62)
hsb hsb(56.55, 100.00, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (82.38, 16.31, 89.34)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Citrine (#ddd200)

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" #ddd200 while the second is the "compliment" #000edd.

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 (#ddd200)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ddd200 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #000edd.

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 (#ddd200)

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 (#ddd200)

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-Citrine (#ddd200)

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-Citrine (#ddd200)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #ddd200 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #ddd200

When you combine pure black with this color, #ddd200, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Citrine (#ddd200)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #ddd200 with gray

#ddd200 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 #ddd200 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ddd200 → #000edd
#ddd200 → #e7df4c
#ddd200 → #000000
#ddd200 → #7ddd00
#ddd200 → #847e00
#ddd200 → #dd6000

How #ddd200 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ddd200 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 #ddd200 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#ddd200 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.

#ddd200might 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-Citrine (#ddd200)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ddd200. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ddd200 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 #ddd200
Java new Color(221, 210, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 221, 210, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:221 green:210 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(221f, 210f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:221, green:210, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00d2dd
Python Color('#ddd200')

Base Conversions of hex color #ddd200

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ddd200. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14537216 while the individual RGB conversions are: 221, 210, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011101 11010010 00000000
Hex dd d2 00
Octal 335 322 0
Decimal 221 210 0

#ddd200 Icons

If you're considering using #ddd200 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Citrine (#ddd200) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ddd200 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 #ddd200 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ddd200 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ddd200 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ddd200 background.
This text is hex color #ddd200 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ddd200 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ddd200 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ddd200 and white (#ffffff) background.