Faux-Spanish yellow (#fdb813) color information

The hexidecimal color, #fdb813, is related to "Spanish yellow" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic orange". When people from western culture see this color, Spanish yellow (#fdb813), used in brand logos, the following may come to mind: warmth, friendliness, creativity, technology, and the home. This color isn't popular for clothing. UC Berkeley, DEWALT, and Arizona State University have ties to this color.

#fdb813 Breakdown

#fdb813 is made up of (253, 184, 19) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 27.27, 92.49, 0.78) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16627731 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc00. White should be used ontop of #fdb813 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fdb813. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fdb813 luma #185.80
Websafe hex #ffcc00 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(253, 184, 19) Adobe RGB (234.00, 183.00, 47.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(99%, 72%, 7%) Closest named color Spanish yellow
rgba rgba(253.0, 184.0, 19.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (74.16, 11.55, 43.08)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 27.27, 92.49, 0.78) CIE-L*ab (79.04, 11.99, 80.10)
hsv hsv(42.39, 97.87, 53.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (79.04, 80.99, 81.49)
hsb hsb(42.39, 92.93, 99.00) CIE-L*uv (79.04, 55.30, 80.17)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Spanish yellow (#fdb813)

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" #fdb813 and the second color is called the "compliment" #1158fc.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Spanish yellow (#fdb813)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #fdb813 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #1158fc.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Spanish yellow (#fdb813)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Spanish yellow (#fdb813)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Spanish yellow (#fdb813)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Faux-Spanish yellow (#fdb813)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #fdb813 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #fdb813

When you combine pure black with this color, #fdb813, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #fdb813

Tones are produced by blending #fdb813 with gray

#fdb813 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 #fdb813 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#fdb813 → #1158fc
#fdb813 → #fdcd59
#fdb813 → #ffffff
#fdb813 → #cdfc11
#fdb813 → #976e0b
#fdb813 → #fc4011

How #fdb813 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #fdb813 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 #fdb813 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#fdb813 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.

#fdb813might 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 (#fdb813)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#fdb813. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Blackberry
Burger King
SunTrust
UC Berkeley
DEWALT
Arizona State University

#fdb813 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 #fdb813
Java new Color(253, 184, 19);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 253, 184, 19);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:253 green:184 blue:19 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(253f, 184f, 19f);
Swift UIColor(red:253, green:184, blue:19, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $13b8fd
Python Color('#fdb813')

Base Conversions of hex color #fdb813

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fdb813. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16627731 while the individual RGB conversions are: 253, 184, 19.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111101 10111000 00010011
Hex fd b8 13
Octal 375 270 23
Decimal 253 184 19

Icons incorporating the color #fdb813

If you're considering using #fdb813 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #fdb813 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #fdb813 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 #fdb813 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #fdb813 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #fdb813 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fdb813 background.
This text is hex color #fdb813 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #fdb813 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fdb813 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fdb813 and white (#ffffff) background.