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A comprehensive guide to hex color #fdbd10

About hex color #fdbd10 - near-Mikado yellow

Hex color #fdbd10 is close to the color named "Mikado yellow". It's described as "yellow". When people spot the color yellow in marketing, they may think of some of the following attributes: feelings of cheerfulness, optimism, personal motivation and power, the home, and being center-of-attention. The color typically isn't associated with finance and wealth. Slack, Duolingo, and 14 others are using a color close to Mikado yellow in their branding. (Explore brands using Mikado yellow).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #fdbd10 is created using 99.2% red, 74.1% green, and 6.3% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 25.3% magenta, 93.7% yellow, and 0.8% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
99.2%
 
74.1%
 
6.3%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
25.3%
 
93.7%
0.8%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#fdbd10 is made up of R: 253, G: 189, B: 16 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:25.3, Y:93.68, K:0.78 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16629008 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc00. Its closest named color is "Mikado yellow". Black should be used ontop of #fdbd10 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fdbd10. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fdbd10
Websafe hex #ffcc00
rgb 253, 189, 16
rgb percent (%) 98.83%, 73.83%, 6.25%
rgba R: 253, G: 189, B: 16, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:25.3, Y:93.68, K:0.78
hsv 43.8, 98.34, 52.75
hsb 43.8, 93.68, 99.22
luma 188.398
Black or white text? #000000
Adobe RGB 237, 188, 48
Closest named color Mikado yellow
Hunter-Lab 75.71, 10.35, 43.88
CIE-L*ab 80.36, 10.71, 80.81
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 80.36, 81.52, 82.45
CIE-L*uv 80.36, 53.63, 81.65°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #fdbd10. 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" #fdbd10 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0f53fd.

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

#0f53fd
#fdbd10

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #fdbd10 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0f53fd.

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

#430ffd
#fdbd10
#0fc9fd

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

#b90ffd
#fdbd10
#0ffdb9

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.

#fd0f53
#0f53fd
#0ffdb9
#fdbd10

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: This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

#fd430f
#fdbd10
#c9fd0f

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 #fdbd10: "personal motivation and power".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #fdbd10 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 #fdbd10 with black #000000.

#322503
#4b3804
#654b06
#7e5e08
#977109
#b1840b
#ca970c
#e3aa0e

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #fdbd10 with white #FFFFFF.

#fdca3f
#fdd057
#fdd76f
#fede87
#fee49f
#feebb7
#fef1cf
#fef8e7

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #fdbd10 with gray #808080.

#998c69
#a5925e
#b29853
#be9e48
#cba43c
#d7aa31
#e4b026
#f0b61b

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 #fdbd10 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 #fdbd10 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 #fdbd10 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #fdbd10 appears as #ffb800 when in northern sky daylight and as #ffb600 when in daylight 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 #fdbd10

#fdbd10 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.

Mikado yellow
Spanish yellow
Mango
Metallic yellow
Deep lemon
Amber
Fluorescent orange
Selective yellow

Furthest named colors to #fdbd10

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #fdbd10. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Blue
Medium blue
Blue (RYB)
Electric ultramarine
Ultramarine
Philippine sky blue
Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache)
Brandeis blue

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #fdbd10, 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 #fdbd10
Java new Color(253, 189, 16)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 253, 189, 16);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.9922 green:0.7412 blue:0.0627 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.9922f, 0.7412f, 0.0627f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.9922, green:0.7412, blue:0.0627, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $10BDFD
Python Color('#fdbd10')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fdbd10. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16629008 while the individual RGB conversions are: 253, 189, 16.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111111011011110100010000
Hexfdbd10
Octal37527520
Decimal25318916

If you're considering using #fdbd10 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 Black-colored text should be used on a #fdbd10 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #fdbd10 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #fdbd10 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #fdbd10 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fdbd10 background.

This text is hex color #fdbd10 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #fdbd10 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fdbd10 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fdbd10 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 #fdbd10.

Buttons

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