Faux-Golden yellow (#ffdd00) color information

#ffdd00 is the hex color code that is very close to "Golden yellow" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic yellow". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Golden yellow (#ffdd00), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being encouraged to communicate, having their attention grabbed, personal motivation and power, the home, and being center-of-attention. This color isn't popular for clothing. University of Dayton, Rounds, and Sprint are three companies using this color in their branding.

#ffdd00 Breakdown

#ffdd00 is made up of (255, 221, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 13.33, 100.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16768256 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc00. Black should be used ontop of #ffdd00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ffdd00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ffdd00 luma #205.97
Websafe hex #ffcc00 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(255, 221, 0) Adobe RGB (245.00, 220.00, 55.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 87%, 0%) Closest named color Golden yellow
rgba rgba(255.0, 221.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (85.44, -5.06, 49.35)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 13.33, 100.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (88.45, -5.22, 86.93)
hsv hsv(52.20, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (88.45, 87.09, 93.44)
hsb hsb(52.20, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (88.45, 30.39, 93.66)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Golden yellow (#ffdd00)

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" #ffdd00 while the second is the "compliment" #0022ff.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Golden yellow (#ffdd00)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ffdd00 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0022ff.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Golden yellow (#ffdd00)

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-Golden yellow (#ffdd00)

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-Golden yellow (#ffdd00)

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 #ffdd00

Lighter shades of #ffdd00 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #ffdd00

Darker shades of #ffdd00 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Golden yellow (#ffdd00)'s Tones

Tones of #ffdd00 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Golden yellow (#ffdd00) 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 #ffdd00 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ffdd00 → #0022ff
#ffdd00 → #ffe74c
#ffdd00 → #000000
#ffdd00 → #a1ff00
#ffdd00 → #998400
#ffdd00 → #ff5d00

Faux-Golden yellow (#ffdd00) in different environments

Seeing #ffdd00 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 #ffdd00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#ffdd00 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.

#ffdd00might 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.

#ffdd00 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#ffdd00. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

University of Dayton
Rounds
Sprint
Emma
Aim
University of Alberta
Adobe
Soulcycle

#ffdd00 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 #ffdd00
Java new Color(255, 221, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 221, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:221 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 221f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:221, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00ddff
Python Color('#ffdd00')

Base Conversions of hex color #ffdd00

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ffdd00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16768256 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 221, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 11011101 00000000
Hex ff dd 00
Octal 377 335 0
Decimal 255 221 0

Icons incorporating the color #ffdd00

If you're considering using #ffdd00 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #ffdd00 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ffdd00 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 #ffdd00 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ffdd00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ffdd00 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ffdd00 background.
This text is hex color #ffdd00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ffdd00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ffdd00 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ffdd00 and white (#ffffff) background.