Faux-Mustard yellow (#e5b700) color information

The hexidecimal color, #e5b700, almost matches the color named "Mustard yellow" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Mustard yellow (#e5b700), in designs, the following may come to mind: excitement and enthusiasm, having confidence, creativity, playgrounds or fun environments, and health care. Shades of "generic orange". typically aren't associated with clothing.

Breakdown of #e5b700

#e5b700 is made up of (229, 183, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 20.09, 100.00, 10.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15054592 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc00. White should be used ontop of #e5b700 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e5b700. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e5b700 luma #175.89
Websafe hex #cccc00 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(229, 183, 0) Adobe RGB (218.00, 182.00, 40.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 72%, 0%) Closest named color Mustard yellow
rgba rgba(229.0, 183.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (71.41, 3.87, 41.84)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 20.09, 100.00, 10.20) CIE-L*ab (76.68, 4.15, 79.67)
hsv hsv(48.00, 100.00, 45.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.68, 79.78, 87.02)
hsb hsb(48.00, 100.00, 90.00) CIE-L*uv (76.68, 41.26, 80.45)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Mustard yellow (#e5b700)

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" #e5b700 and the second color is called the "compliment" #002de5.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Mustard yellow (#e5b700)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e5b700 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #002de5.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Mustard yellow (#e5b700)

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-Mustard yellow (#e5b700)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Mustard yellow (#e5b700)

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-Mustard yellow (#e5b700)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e5b700 with white

Darker variations of #e5b700

When you combine pure black with this color, #e5b700, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #e5b700

Tones of #e5b700 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#e5b700 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 #e5b700 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e5b700 → #002de5
#e5b700 → #eccc4c
#e5b700 → #ffffff
#e5b700 → #a0e500
#e5b700 → #896d00
#e5b700 → #e54400

Faux-Mustard yellow (#e5b700) in different environments

Seeing #e5b700 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 #e5b700 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #e5b700

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

#e5b700might 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-Mustard yellow (#e5b700)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e5b700. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#e5b700 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 #e5b700
Java new Color(229, 183, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 229, 183, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:183 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(229f, 183f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:229, green:183, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00b7e5
Python Color('#e5b700')

Base Conversions of hex color #e5b700

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e5b700. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15054592 while the individual RGB conversions are: 229, 183, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100101 10110111 00000000
Hex e5 b7 00
Octal 345 267 0
Decimal 229 183 0

Icons incorporating the color #e5b700

If you're considering using #e5b700 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e5b700 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #e5b700 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 #e5b700 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e5b700 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e5b700 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e5b700 background.
This text is hex color #e5b700 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e5b700 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e5b700 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e5b700 and white (#ffffff) background.