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A comprehensive guide to hex color #fdb813

About hex color #fdb813 - near-Spanish yellow

Hex color #fdb813 almost matches the color named "Spanish yellow". It's described as "yellow". When humans think of yellow in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being encouraged to communicate, optimism, will power, energy, and affordability. The color typically isn't associated with finance and wealth. Blackberry, Grunt, and 14 others are using a color close to Spanish yellow in their branding. (Explore brands using Spanish yellow).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #fdb813 is created using 99.2% red, 72.2% green, and 7.5% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 27.3% magenta, 92.5% yellow, and 0.8% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
99.2%
 
72.2%
 
7.5%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
27.3%
 
92.5%
0.8%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#fdb813 is made up of R: 253, G: 184, B: 19 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:27.27, Y:92.49, K:0.78 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16627731 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc00. Its closest named color is "Spanish yellow". 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
Websafe hex #ffcc00
rgb 253, 184, 19
rgb percent (%) 98.83%, 71.88%, 7.42%
rgba R: 253, G: 184, B: 19, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:27.27, Y:92.49, K:0.78
hsv 42.31, 98.32, 53.33
hsb 42.31, 92.49, 99.22
luma 185.802
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 235, 183, 48
Closest named color Spanish yellow
Hunter-Lab 74.3, 12.91, 42.99
CIE-L*ab 79.16, 13.34, 79.52
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 79.16, 80.63, 80.47
CIE-L*uv 79.16, 57.53, 79.59°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #fdb813. 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" #fdb813 and the second color is called the "compliment" #1359fd.

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

#1359fd
#fdb813

Split Complimentary

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 #1359fd.

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

#4113fd
#fdb813
#13cefd

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

#b613fd
#fdb813
#13fdb6

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

#fd1359
#1359fd
#13fdb6
#fdb813

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.

#fd4113
#fdb813
#cefd13

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 #fdb813: "will power".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #fdb813 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 #fdb813 with black #000000.

#322403
#4b3705
#654907
#7e5c09
#976e0b
#b1800d
#ca930f
#e3a511

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #fdb813 with white #FFFFFF.

#fdc642
#fdcd59
#fdd471
#fedb89
#fee2a0
#fee9b8
#fef0cf
#fef7e7

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #fdb813 with gray #808080.

#998b6a
#a5905f
#b29654
#be9c49
#cba13e
#d7a733
#e4ac28
#f0b21d

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 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 #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. For example, #fdb813 appears as #fcb744 when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #f8b862 when in cool 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 #fdb813

#fdb813 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.

Spanish yellow
Mikado yellow
Orange-yellow
Dark tangerine
Bright yellow (Crayola)
Mango
Deep lemon
Microsoft yellow

Furthest named colors to #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.

Blue
Medium blue
Blue (RYB)
Philippine sky blue
Electric ultramarine
Ultramarine
Brandeis blue
Aqua

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #fdb813, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Duolingo uses the color #faa918

#faa918
#14d4f4
#1cb0f6
#4c4c4c
#6f6f6f
#7ac70c
#8549ba
#8ee000
#a560e8
#bff199
#cfcfcf
#d33131
#e53838
#f0f0f0
#f7c8c9
#ffc715

NBC uses the color #e1ac26

#e1ac26
#368dd5
#6347b2
#70af1e
#7e887a
#9f0812
#dc380f
 

Montclair State University uses the color #eeb111

#eeb111
#00386b
#94ce08
#969491
#ce1141
#e87d1e
  

DEWALT uses the color #febd17

#febd17
   

UC Berkeley uses the color #fdb515

#fdb515
#003262
#3b7ea1
#c4820e

PrestaShop uses the color #fbbb22

#fbbb22
#251b5b
#25b9d7
#68737f
#bbbfc3
#df0067
  

SunTrust uses the color #fdb913

#fdb913
#00447c
#e36f1e
 

Burger King uses the color #fdbd10

#fdbd10
#0066b2
#ec1c24
#ed7902

Grunt uses the color #fba919

#fba919
#463014
  

Slack uses the color #e9a820

#e9a820
#3eb991
#6ecadc
#e01563

Constant Contact uses the color #f6b128

#f6b128
#439fd3
  

University at Albany uses the color #eeb211

#eeb211
#006c68
#46166b
#97a4af

University of Victoria uses the color #f5aa1c

#f5aa1c
#002754
#005493
#c63527

Olark uses the color #eeb417

#eeb417
#1fb3e0
#49c219
#744da8
#8d989a
#d65129
#f4dc2a
 

Blackberry uses the color #fdb813

#000000
#fdb813
#005387
#788cb6
#88aca1
#8cb811
#8f8f8c
#a1a1a4

Novartis uses the color #f8b22a

#f8b22a
#765438
#a13323
#e65124
#ec7f22
#ffd430
  
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 #fdb813
Java new Color(253, 184, 19)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 253, 184, 19);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.9922 green:0.7216 blue:0.0745 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.9922f, 0.7216f, 0.0745f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.9922, green:0.7216, blue:0.0745, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $13B8FD
Python 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.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111111011011100000010011
Hexfdb813
Octal37527023
Decimal25318419

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.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

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.

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.

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 #fdb813.

Buttons

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