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A comprehensive guide to hex color #efdf00

About hex color #efdf00 - near-Titanium yellow

Hex color #efdf00 is close to the color named "Titanium yellow". It's described as "yellow". When humans think of yellow in marketing, they may think of some of the following attributes: feelings of cheerfulness, optimism, will power, the home, and being center-of-attention. The color typically isn't associated with finance and wealth. CodePen, Soulcycle, and 10 others are using a color close to Titanium yellow in their branding. (Explore brands using Titanium yellow).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #efdf00 is created using 93.7% red, 87.5% green, and 0% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 6.7% magenta, 100% yellow, and 6.3% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
93.7%
 
87.5%
 
0%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
6.7%
 
100%
6.3%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#efdf00 is made up of R: 239, G: 223, B: 0 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:6.69, Y:100, K:6.27 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15720192 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc00. Its closest named color is "Titanium yellow". Black should be used ontop of #efdf00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #efdf00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #efdf00
Websafe hex #ffcc00
rgb 239, 223, 0
rgb percent (%) 93.36%, 87.11%, 0%
rgba R: 239, G: 223, B: 0, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:6.69, Y:100, K:6.27
hsv 55.98, 100, 46.86
hsb 55.98, 100, 93.73
luma 202.362
Black or white text? #000000
Adobe RGB 234, 222, 52
Closest named color Titanium yellow
Hunter-Lab 84.34, -12.08, 48.9
CIE-L*ab 87.55, -12.72, 86.92
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 87.55, 87.85, 98.33
CIE-L*uv 87.55, 18.04, 94.89°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #efdf00. 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" #efdf00 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0013ef.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!

#0013ef
#efdf00

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #efdf00 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0013ef.

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

#6300ef
#efdf00
#008bef

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

#db00ef
#efdf00
#00efdb

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: Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

#ef0013
#0013ef
#00efdb
#efdf00

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.

#ef6300
#efdf00
#8bef00

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #efdf00: "optimism".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #efdf00 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 #efdf00 with black #000000.

#2f2c00
#474200
#5f5900
#776f00
#8f8500
#a79c00
#bfb200
#d7c800

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #efdf00 with white #FFFFFF.

#f2e533
#f3e84c
#f5eb66
#f7ef7f
#f8f299
#faf5b2
#fbf8cc
#fdfbe5

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #efdf00 with gray #808080.

#969366
#a19c59
#aca64c
#b7af40
#c2b933
#cdc226
#d8cc19
#e3d50c

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 #efdf00 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 #efdf00 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 #efdf00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #efdf00 appears as #ffda00 when in northern sky daylight and as #e8df6c 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 #efdf00

#efdf00 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.

Titanium yellow
Peridot
Safety yellow
Yellow (Pantone)
Golden yellow
Philippine golden yellow
Sizzling Sunrise
Medium yellow

Furthest named colors to #efdf00

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #efdf00. 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 #efdf00, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Five Guys uses the color #efc402

#efc402
#d4891c
#ed174f
#fbb040

Trello uses the color #f2d600

#f2d600
#0079bf
#00c2e0
#51e898
#70b500
#c377e0
#c4c9cc
#eb5a46
#ff78cb
#ff9f1a
  

Vodafone uses the color #fecb00

#000000
#fecb00
#007c92
#00b0ca
#4a4d4e
#5e2750
#9c2aa0
#a8b400
#e60000
#eb9800
  

Soulcycle uses the color #fedf00

#fedf00
#1e1e1e
#a7a8aa
 

Polariod uses the color #fdc800

#fdc800
#00a3e2
#1ba548
#e41b13
#f1860e
   

WhatsBroadcast uses the color #f8cc07

#f8cc07
#005888
#0076ba
#225f1e
#33482c
#37aef3
#4aae20
#6cc751
#8732cd
#cd3292
#e44436
#ff9300

Rosetta Stone uses the color #ecc400

#ecc400
#0098db
  

NikeFuel uses the color #f5dc00

#f5dc00
#4bad31
#e2142d
#e95814

Airbus uses the color #efdf00

#efdf00
#00205b
#005670
#0077c8
#0085ad
#008eaa
#009f4d
#4298b5
#48a9c5
#74d2e7
#84bd00
#8db9ca
#a51890
#da1884
#e4002b
#fe5000

CodePen uses the color #fcd000

#fcd000
#0ebeff
#47cf73
#76daff
#ae63e4
#ff3c41
  

GVB uses the color #fec600

#fec600
#009ee3
#0863b5
#13a538
#954a97
#e3001f
#e50064
#f39100

Rounds uses the color #fdd800

#fdd800
   
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 #efdf00
Java new Color(239, 223, 0)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 239, 223, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.9373 green:0.8745 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.9373f, 0.8745f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.9373, green:0.8745, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00DFEF
Python Color('#efdf00')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #efdf00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15720192 while the individual RGB conversions are: 239, 223, 0.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111011111101111100000000
Hexefdf00
Octal3573370
Decimal2392230

If you're considering using #efdf00 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 #efdf00 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #efdf00 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #efdf00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #efdf00 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #efdf00 background.

This text is hex color #efdf00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #efdf00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #efdf00 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #efdf00 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 #efdf00.

Buttons

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