Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10c) color information

Hex color #f5b10c looks similar to "Spanish yellow" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "generic orange". When people from western culture see this color, Spanish yellow (#f5b10c), used in media, they might associate it with warmth, having confidence, pleasure, technology, and health care. Colors labeled as "generic orange" are rarely tied to travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10c)

#f5b10c is made up of (245, 177, 12) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 27.76, 95.10, 3.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16101644 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff9900. White should be used ontop of #f5b10c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f5b10c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f5b10c luma #178.51
Websafe hex #ff9900 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(245, 177, 12) Adobe RGB (227.00, 173.00, 42.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(96%, 69%, 5%) Closest named color Spanish yellow
rgba rgba(245.0, 177.0, 12.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (70.71, 14.04, 41.31)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 27.76, 95.10, 3.92) CIE-L*ab (76.07, 14.69, 78.62)
hsv hsv(42.20, 91.92, 50.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.07, 79.98, 79.42)
hsb hsb(42.20, 94.79, 96.00) CIE-L*uv (76.07, 58.78, 76.92)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10c)

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" #f5b10c and the second color is called the "compliment" #0c52f4.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #f5b10c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0c52f4.

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-Spanish yellow (#f5b10c)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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-Spanish yellow (#f5b10c)

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-Spanish yellow (#f5b10c)

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.

Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10c)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #f5b10c, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10c)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #f5b10c, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #f5b10c

When you combine pure gray with this color, #f5b10c, tones are produced.

#f5b10c 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 #f5b10c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f5b10c → #0c52f4
#f5b10c → #f8c854
#f5b10c → #ffffff
#f5b10c → #c6f40c
#f5b10c → #936a07
#f5b10c → #f43b0c

#f5b10c in different lighting conditions

Seeing #f5b10c 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 #f5b10c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10c)

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

#f5b10cmight 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 (#f5b10c)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#f5b10c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#f5b10c 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 #f5b10c
Java new Color(245, 177, 12);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 245, 177, 12);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:245 green:177 blue:12 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(245f, 177f, 12f);
Swift UIColor(red:245, green:177, blue:12, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0cb1f5
Python Color('#f5b10c')

Base Conversions of hex color #f5b10c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f5b10c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16101644 while the individual RGB conversions are: 245, 177, 12.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11110101 10110001 00001100
Hex f5 b1 0c
Octal 365 261 14
Decimal 245 177 12

#f5b10c Icons

If you're considering using #f5b10c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Spanish yellow (#f5b10c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #f5b10c 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 #f5b10c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f5b10c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f5b10c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f5b10c background.
This text is hex color #f5b10c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f5b10c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f5b10c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f5b10c and white (#ffffff) background.