Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #f5b10b, should not to be confused with "Spanish yellow" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Spanish yellow (#f5b10b), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: excitement and enthusiasm, having confidence, creativity, playgrounds or fun environments, and health care. Colors labeled as "generic orange" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of #f5b10b

#f5b10b is made up of (245, 177, 11) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 27.76, 95.51, 3.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16101643 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff9900. White should be used ontop of #f5b10b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f5b10b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f5b10b luma #178.40
Websafe hex #ff9900 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(245, 177, 11) Adobe RGB (227.00, 173.00, 42.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(96%, 69%, 4%) Closest named color Spanish yellow
rgba rgba(245.0, 177.0, 11.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (70.71, 14.04, 41.31)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 27.76, 95.51, 3.92) CIE-L*ab (76.07, 14.69, 78.62)
hsv hsv(42.39, 92.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.07, 79.98, 79.42)
hsb hsb(42.39, 95.83, 96.00) CIE-L*uv (76.07, 58.78, 76.92)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10b)

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" #f5b10b while the second is the "compliment" #0a50f4.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #f5b10b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0a50f4.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10b)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10b)

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-Spanish yellow (#f5b10b)

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-Spanish yellow (#f5b10b)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #f5b10b with white

Darker variations of #f5b10b

When you combine pure black with this color, #f5b10b, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10b)'s Tones

Tones of #f5b10b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#f5b10b 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 #f5b10b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f5b10b → #0a50f4
#f5b10b → #f8c854
#f5b10b → #ffffff
#f5b10b → #c5f40a
#f5b10b → #936a06
#f5b10b → #f4390a

Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10b) in different environments

Seeing #f5b10b 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 #f5b10b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #f5b10b

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

#f5b10bmight 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-Spanish yellow (#f5b10b)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#f5b10b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#f5b10b 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 #f5b10b
Java new Color(245, 177, 11);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 245, 177, 11);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:245 green:177 blue:11 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(245f, 177f, 11f);
Swift UIColor(red:245, green:177, blue:11, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0bb1f5
Python Color('#f5b10b')

Base Conversions of hex color #f5b10b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f5b10b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16101643 while the individual RGB conversions are: 245, 177, 11.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11110101 10110001 00001011
Hex f5 b1 0b
Octal 365 261 13
Decimal 245 177 11

#f5b10b Icons

If you're considering using #f5b10b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #f5b10b 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 #f5b10b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f5b10b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f5b10b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f5b10b background.
This text is hex color #f5b10b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f5b10b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f5b10b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f5b10b and white (#ffffff) background.