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A comprehensive guide to hex color #fefe00

About hex color #fefe00 - near-Lemon glacier

Hex color #fefe00 should not to be confused with "Lemon glacier". It's described as "yellow". When people from western culture see yellow in brand logos, they might associate it with: being encouraged to communicate, optimism, self-esteem, food and restaurants, and affordability. This color isn't popular for clothing. University at Buffalo is using a color close to Lemon glacier in their branding. (Explore brands using Lemon glacier).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #fefe00 is created using 99.6% red, 99.6% green, and 0% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 100% yellow, and 0.4% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
99.6%
 
99.6%
 
0%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
0%
 
100%
0.4%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#fefe00 is made up of R: 254, G: 254, B: 0 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:0, Y:100, K:0.39 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16711168 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffff00. Its closest named color is "Lemon glacier". Black should be used ontop of #fefe00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fefe00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fefe00
Websafe hex #ffff00
rgb 254, 254, 0
rgb percent (%) 99.22%, 99.22%, 0%
rgba R: 254, G: 254, B: 0, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:0, Y:100, K:0.39
hsv 60, 100, 49.8
hsb 60, 100, 99.61
luma 225.044
Black or white text? #000000
Adobe RGB 254, 254, 60
Closest named color Lemon glacier
Hunter-Lab 95.89, -20.96, 55.47
CIE-L*ab 96.8, -21.49, 94.2
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 96.8, 96.62, 102.85
CIE-L*uv 96.8, 7.68, 106.42°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #fefe00. 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" #fefe00 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0000fe.

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

#0000fe
#fefe00

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #fefe00 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0000fe.

Design Tip: 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.

#7f00fe
#fefe00
#007ffe

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: Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

#fe00fe
#fefe00
#00fefe

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

#fe0000
#0000fe
#00fefe
#fefe00

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.

#fe7f00
#fefe00
#7ffe00

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 #fefe00: "food and restaurants".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #fefe00 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 #fefe00 with black #000000.

#323200
#4c4c00
#656500
#7f7f00
#989800
#b1b100
#cbcb00
#e4e400

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #fefe00 with white #FFFFFF.

#fefe33
#fefe4c
#fefe66
#fefe7f
#fefe99
#fefeb2
#fefecc
#fefee5

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #fefe00 with gray #808080.

#999966
#a5a559
#b2b24c
#bfbf40
#cbcb33
#d8d826
#e4e419
#f1f10c

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 #fefe00 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 #fefe00 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 #fefe00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #fefe00 appears as #fcfe52 when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #dfff98 when in white 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 #fefe00

#fefe00 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.

Lemon glacier
Yellow
Lemon
Neon yellow
Yellow Sunshine
Cadmium yellow
Christmas yellow
Yellow rose

Furthest named colors to #fefe00

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #fefe00. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Blue
Medium blue
Electric ultramarine
Ultramarine
Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache)
Blue (RYB)
Bluebonnet
Duke blue

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #fefe00, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

University at Buffalo uses the color #ebec00

#ebec00
#002f56
#005bbb
#006570
#00a69c
#2f9fd0
#666666
#6da04b
#990000
#ad841f
#e4e4e4
#e56a54
#ffc72c
   
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 #fefe00
Java new Color(254, 254, 0)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 254, 254, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.9961 green:0.9961 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.9961f, 0.9961f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.9961, green:0.9961, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00FEFE
Python Color('#fefe00')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fefe00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16711168 while the individual RGB conversions are: 254, 254, 0.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111111101111111000000000
Hexfefe00
Octal3763760
Decimal2542540

If you're considering using #fefe00 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 #fefe00 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #fefe00 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #fefe00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #fefe00 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fefe00 background.

This text is hex color #fefe00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #fefe00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fefe00 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fefe00 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 #fefe00.

Buttons

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