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A comprehensive guide to hex color #f0b849

About hex color #f0b849 - near-Maximum yellow red

Hex color #f0b849 is a variation of "Maximum yellow red". It's described as "red". When people spot the color red in brand logos, they may think of some of the following attributes: an increased appetite, safety and comfort, a sense of urgency, technology, and passion. This color isn't popular for travel. Five Guys, Mapbox, and 11 others are using a color close to Maximum yellow red in their branding. (Explore brands using Maximum yellow red).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #f0b849 is created using 94.1% red, 72.2% green, and 28.6% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 23.3% magenta, 69.6% yellow, and 5.9% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
94.1%
 
72.2%
 
28.6%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
23.3%
 
69.6%
5.9%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#f0b849 is made up of R: 240, G: 184, B: 73 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:23.33, Y:69.58, K:5.88 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15775817 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc33. Its closest named color is "Maximum yellow red". Black should be used ontop of #f0b849 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f0b849. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f0b849
Websafe hex #ffcc33
rgb 240, 184, 73
rgb percent (%) 93.75%, 71.88%, 28.52%
rgba R: 240, G: 184, B: 73, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:23.33, Y:69.58, K:5.88
hsv 39.88, 84.77, 61.37
hsb 39.88, 69.58, 94.12
luma 188.017
Black or white text? #000000
Adobe RGB 225, 183, 82
Closest named color Maximum yellow red
Hunter-Lab 73, 9.02, 37.36
CIE-L*ab 78.04, 9.46, 61.86
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 78.04, 62.58, 81.3
CIE-L*uv 78.04, 45.46, 68.64°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #f0b849. 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" #f0b849 and the second color is called the "compliment" #4983f0.

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

#4983f0
#f0b849

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #f0b849 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #4983f0.

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

#6249f0
#f0b849
#49d6f0

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.

#b549f0
#f0b849
#49f0b5

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

#f04983
#4983f0
#49f0b5
#f0b849

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

#f06249
#f0b849
#d6f049

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 #f0b849: "survival and tactical thinking".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #f0b849 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 #f0b849 with black #000000.

#30240e
#483715
#60491d
#785c24
#906e2b
#a88033
#c0933a
#d8a541

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #f0b849 with white #FFFFFF.

#f3c66d
#f4cd7f
#f6d491
#f7dba4
#f9e2b6
#fae9c8
#fcf0da
#fdf7ec

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #f0b849 with gray #808080.

#968b75
#a1906f
#ac966a
#b89c64
#c3a15f
#cea759
#d9ac54
#e4b24e

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 #f0b849 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 #f0b849 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 #f0b849 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #f0b849 appears as #ffb300 when in northern sky daylight and as #ffb143 when in daylight 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 #f0b849

#f0b849 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.

Maximum yellow red
Maize (Crayola)
Pastel orange
Meat brown
Yellow Orange
Sunray
Lanzones
Indian yellow

Furthest named colors to #f0b849

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #f0b849. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Blue
Medium blue
Blue (RYB)
Duke blue
Electric ultramarine
Ultramarine
Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache)
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 #f0b849, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Five Guys uses the color #fbb040

#fbb040
#d4891c
#ed174f
#efc402

Subway uses the color #fabd42

#fabd42
#489e3b
#cd0a20
 

Instagram uses the color #fcaf45

#fcaf45
#405de6
#5851db
#833ab4
#c13584
#e1306c
#f56040
#f77737
#fd1d1d
#ffdc80
  

DOW uses the color #fdbb30

#fdbb30
#910048
#bf0d3e
#d0006f
#e80033
#ed8b00
#f15d22
 

Adobe uses the color #fbb034

#fbb034
#00a4e4
#6a737b
#8a7967
#c1d82f
#ff0000
#ffdd00
 

American Red Cross uses the color #ecb731

#000000
#ecb731
#004b79
#0091cd
#537b35
#56a0d3
#6d6e70
#7f181b
#8ec06c
#9f9fa3
#b4a996
#c4dff6
#d7d7d8
#d7d7d8
#ed1b2e
 

Cloudflare uses the color #faae40

#faae40
#404041
#f38020
 

WordPress.com uses the color #f0b849

#f0b849
#005082
#0087be
#00aadc
#2e4453
#3d596d
#4ab866
#4f748e
#668eaa
#78dcfa
#87a6bc
#a8bece
#d54e21
#d94f4f
#e9eff3
#e9eff3
#f0821e
#f3f6f8
  

webZunder uses the color #eea642

#eea642
   

Joomla! uses the color #f9a541

#f9a541
#5091cd
#7ac143
#f44321

Mapbox uses the color #fbb03b

#fbb03b
#142736
#222b30
#28353d
#3887be
#3bb2d0
#41afa5
#50667f
#56b881
#8a8acb
#e55e5e
#ed6498
#f9886c
   

Nexar uses the color #fbb040

#fbb040
#221e22
#31263e
#44355b
#ee5622
   

Fendi uses the color #f9b949

#f9b949
   
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 #f0b849
Java new Color(240, 184, 73)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 240, 184, 73);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.9412 green:0.7216 blue:0.2863 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.9412f, 0.7216f, 0.2863f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.9412, green:0.7216, blue:0.2863, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $49B8F0
Python Color('#f0b849')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f0b849. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15775817 while the individual RGB conversions are: 240, 184, 73.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111100001011100001001001
Hexf0b849
Octal360270111
Decimal24018473

If you're considering using #f0b849 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 #f0b849 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #f0b849 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #f0b849 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f0b849 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f0b849 background.

This text is hex color #f0b849 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #f0b849 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f0b849 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f0b849 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 #f0b849.

Buttons

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