Faux-Citrine (#ddda1e) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ddda1e, is very close to "Citrine" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic yellow". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Citrine (#ddda1e), in media, the following may come to mind: being encouraged to communicate, youthfulness, will power, the home, and affordability. Colors labeled as "generic yellow" are rarely tied to finance and wealth.

Breakdown of #ddda1e

#ddda1e is made up of (221, 218, 30) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 1.36, 86.43, 13.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14539294 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc33. Black should be used ontop of #ddda1e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ddda1e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ddda1e luma #197.44
Websafe hex #cccc33 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(221, 218, 30) Adobe RGB (219.00, 216.00, 60.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(87%, 85%, 12%) Closest named color Citrine
rgba rgba(221.0, 218.0, 30.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (80.62, -15.25, 45.65)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 1.36, 86.43, 13.33) CIE-L*ab (84.48, -16.46, 80.10)
hsv hsv(58.40, 75.76, 49.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (84.48, 81.77, 101.61)
hsb hsb(58.40, 86.21, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (84.48, 10.02, 90.05)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Citrine (#ddda1e)

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" #ddda1e and the second color is called the "compliment" #1e24dd.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Citrine (#ddda1e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ddda1e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #1e24dd.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Citrine (#ddda1e)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Citrine (#ddda1e)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Citrine (#ddda1e)

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.

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

Faux-Citrine (#ddda1e)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ddda1e with white

Darker variations of #ddda1e

When you combine pure black with this color, #ddda1e, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #ddda1e

Tones of #ddda1e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#ddda1e 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 #ddda1e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ddda1e → #1e24dd
#ddda1e → #e7e561
#ddda1e → #000000
#ddda1e → #84dd1e
#ddda1e → #848212
#ddda1e → #dd771e

Faux-Citrine (#ddda1e) in different environments

Seeing #ddda1e 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 #ddda1e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #ddda1e

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

#ddda1emight 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 (#ddda1e)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ddda1e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ddda1e 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 #ddda1e
Java new Color(221, 218, 30);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 221, 218, 30);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:221 green:218 blue:30 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(221f, 218f, 30f);
Swift UIColor(red:221, green:218, blue:30, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1edadd
Python Color('#ddda1e')

Base Conversions of hex color #ddda1e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ddda1e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14539294 while the individual RGB conversions are: 221, 218, 30.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011101 11011010 00011110
Hex dd da 1e
Octal 335 332 36
Decimal 221 218 30

#ddda1e Icons

If you're considering using #ddda1e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Citrine (#ddda1e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ddda1e 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 #ddda1e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ddda1e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ddda1e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ddda1e background.
This text is hex color #ddda1e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ddda1e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ddda1e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ddda1e and white (#ffffff) background.