Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ecf71e) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ecf71e, looks similar to "Watermelon Yellow" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic yellow". When people from western culture see this color, Watermelon Yellow (#ecf71e), used in branding, the following may come to mind: a sense of warmth, having their attention grabbed, will power, food and restaurants, and being center-of-attention. Colors labeled as "generic yellow" are rarely tied to finance and wealth.

Breakdown of #ecf71e

#ecf71e is made up of (236, 247, 30) in RGB colorspace and (4.45, 0.00, 87.85, 3.14) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15529758 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffff33. Black should be used ontop of #ecf71e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ecf71e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ecf71e luma #218.94
Websafe hex #ffff33 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(236, 247, 30) Adobe RGB (241.00, 247.00, 66.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(93%, 97%, 12%) Closest named color Watermelon Yellow
rgba rgba(236.0, 247.0, 30.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (92.20, -23.19, 52.46)
cmyk cmyk(4.45, 0.00, 87.85, 3.14) CIE-L*ab (93.88, -24.26, 88.51)
hsv hsv(62.85, 93.41, 54.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (93.88, 91.77, 105.33)
hsb hsb(62.85, 87.63, 97.00) CIE-L*uv (93.88, 1.58, 102.05)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ecf71e)

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" #ecf71e while the second is the "compliment" #251ef7.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ecf71e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ecf71e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #251ef7.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ecf71e)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ecf71e)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ecf71e)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #ecf71e

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ecf71e with white

Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ecf71e)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #ecf71e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ecf71e)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #ecf71e, tones are produced.

Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ecf71e) 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 #ecf71e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ecf71e → #251ef7
#ecf71e → #f1f961
#ecf71e → #000000
#ecf71e → #83f71e
#ecf71e → #8d9412
#ecf71e → #f7921e

#ecf71e in different lighting conditions

Seeing #ecf71e 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 #ecf71e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #ecf71e

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

#ecf71emight 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.

#ecf71e popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ecf71e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ecf71e in coding

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 #ecf71e
Java new Color(236, 247, 30);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 236, 247, 30);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:236 green:247 blue:30 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(236f, 247f, 30f);
Swift UIColor(red:236, green:247, blue:30, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1ef7ec
Python Color('#ecf71e')

Base Conversions of hex color #ecf71e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ecf71e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15529758 while the individual RGB conversions are: 236, 247, 30.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11101100 11110111 00011110
Hex ec f7 1e
Octal 354 367 36
Decimal 236 247 30

#ecf71e Icons

If you're considering using #ecf71e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ecf71e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ecf71e 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 #ecf71e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ecf71e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ecf71e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ecf71e background.
This text is hex color #ecf71e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ecf71e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ecf71e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ecf71e and white (#ffffff) background.