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A comprehensive guide to hex color #fff000

About hex color #fff000 - Yellow rose

Hex color #fff000 is commonly known by the name "Yellow rose". It's described as "yellow". When humans think of yellow in ads, the following may come to mind: feelings of cheerfulness, optimism, will power, energy, and sunshine. The color typically isn't associated with finance and wealth. Best Buy, Cartoon Network, and 5 others are using a color close to Yellow rose in their branding. (Explore brands using Yellow rose).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #fff000 is created using 100% red, 94.1% green, and 0% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 5.9% magenta, 100% yellow, and 0% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
100%
 
94.1%
 
0%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
5.9%
 
100%
0%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#fff000 is made up of R: 255, G: 240, B: 0 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:5.88, Y:100, K:0 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16773120 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffff00. This color is named "Yellow rose". Black should be used ontop of #fff000 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fff000. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fff000
Websafe hex #ffff00
rgb 255, 240, 0
rgb percent (%) 99.61%, 93.75%, 0%
rgba R: 255, G: 240, B: 0, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:5.88, Y:100, K:0
hsv 56.47, 100, 50
hsb 56.47, 100, 100
luma 217.125
Black or white text? #000000
Adobe RGB 251, 240, 56
Closest named color Yellow rose
Hunter-Lab 91.42, -13.96, 52.99
CIE-L*ab 93.27, -14.35, 91.67
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 93.27, 92.78, 98.89
CIE-L*uv 93.27, 17.73, 101.28°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #fff000. 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" #fff000 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0011ff.

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

#0011ff
#fff000

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #fff000 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0011ff.

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

#6e00ff
#fff000
#0090ff

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.

#ee00ff
#fff000
#00ffee

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.

#ff0011
#0011ff
#00ffee
#fff000

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

#ff6e00
#fff000
#90ff00

Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #fff000 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 #fff000 with black #000000.

#333000
#4c4800
#666000
#7f7800
#999000
#b2a800
#ccc000
#e5d800

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #fff000 with white #FFFFFF.

#fff333
#fff44c
#fff666
#fff77f
#fff999
#fffab2
#fffccc
#fffde5

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #fff000 with gray #808080.

#999666
#a6a159
#b2ac4c
#bfb840
#ccc333
#d8ce26
#e5d919
#f2e40c

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 #fff000 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 #fff000 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 #fff000 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #fff000 appears as #ffeb00 when in northern sky daylight and as #f8f074 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 #fff000

#fff000 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.

Yellow rose
Canary yellow
Yellow (process)
Christmas yellow
Aureolin
Middle yellow
Cadmium yellow
Lemon

Furthest named colors to #fff000

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #fff000. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #fff000, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Cartoon Network uses the color #fff000

#000000
#fff000
#00aeef
#ed008c

Best Buy uses the color #fff200

#fff200
#003b64
  

MercadoLibre.com uses the color #ffe600

#ffe600
#2d3277
  

Unity uses the color #fff600

#fff600
#00cccc
#19e3b1
#222c37
#b83c82
#ff0066
#ff7f33
 

Sprint uses the color #ffe100

#ffe100
   

Snapchat uses the color #fffc00

#fffc00
   

Deezer uses the color #ffed00

#ffed00
#00c7f2
#c1f1fc
#c2ff00
#ebffac
#ff0000
#ff0092
#ffaaaa
#ffc2e5
   
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 #fff000
Java new Color(255, 240, 0)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 240, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:1 green:0.9412 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(1f, 0.9412f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:1, green:0.9412, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00F0FF
Python Color('#fff000')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fff000. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16773120 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 240, 0.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111111111111000000000000
Hexfff000
Octal3773600
Decimal2552400

If you're considering using #fff000 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 #fff000 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #fff000 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #fff000 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #fff000 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fff000 background.

This text is hex color #fff000 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #fff000 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fff000 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fff000 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 #fff000.

Buttons

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