Faux-Metallic yellow (#f8cc07) color information

#f8cc07 is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Metallic yellow" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Metallic yellow (#f8cc07), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: excitement and enthusiasm, friendliness, being centrally-located, playgrounds or fun environments, and the home. Shades of "generic orange". typically aren't associated with finance and wealth. WhatsBroadcast uses this color in their branding.

#f8cc07 Breakdown

#f8cc07 is made up of (248, 204, 7) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 17.74, 97.18, 2.75) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16305159 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc00. Black should be used ontop of #f8cc07 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f8cc07. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f8cc07 luma #194.69
Websafe hex #ffcc00 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(248, 204, 7) Adobe RGB (235.00, 203.00, 48.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(97%, 80%, 3%) Closest named color Metallic yellow
rgba rgba(248.0, 204.0, 7.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (79.37, 0.28, 46.23)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 17.74, 97.18, 2.75) CIE-L*ab (83.44, 0.29, 84.33)
hsv hsv(49.15, 94.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (83.44, 84.33, 89.80)
hsb hsb(49.15, 96.91, 97.00) CIE-L*uv (83.44, 37.66, 87.95)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Metallic yellow (#f8cc07)

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" #f8cc07 while the second is the "compliment" #0733f7.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Metallic yellow (#f8cc07)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #f8cc07 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0733f7.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Metallic yellow (#f8cc07)

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-Metallic yellow (#f8cc07)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Metallic yellow (#f8cc07)

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.

Lighter variations of #f8cc07

Lighter shades of #f8cc07 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #f8cc07

Darker shades of #f8cc07 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Metallic yellow (#f8cc07)'s Tones

Tones of #f8cc07 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Metallic yellow (#f8cc07) 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 #f8cc07 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f8cc07 → #0733f7
#f8cc07 → #fadb51
#f8cc07 → #000000
#f8cc07 → #abf707
#f8cc07 → #947a04
#f8cc07 → #f75307

Faux-Metallic yellow (#f8cc07) in different environments

Seeing #f8cc07 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 #f8cc07 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#f8cc07 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#f8cc07might 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.

#f8cc07 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#f8cc07. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#f8cc07 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 #f8cc07
Java new Color(248, 204, 7);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 248, 204, 7);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:248 green:204 blue:7 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(248f, 204f, 7f);
Swift UIColor(red:248, green:204, blue:7, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $07ccf8
Python Color('#f8cc07')

Base Conversions of hex color #f8cc07

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f8cc07. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16305159 while the individual RGB conversions are: 248, 204, 7.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111000 11001100 00000111
Hex f8 cc 07
Octal 370 314 7
Decimal 248 204 7

Icons incorporating the color #f8cc07

If you're considering using #f8cc07 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #f8cc07 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #f8cc07 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 #f8cc07 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f8cc07 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f8cc07 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f8cc07 background.
This text is hex color #f8cc07 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f8cc07 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f8cc07 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f8cc07 and white (#ffffff) background.