Faux-Christmas yellow (#fff200) color information

The hexidecimal color, #fff200, is related to "Christmas yellow" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic yellow". When people from western culture see this color, Christmas yellow (#fff200), used in advertisements, the following may come to mind: a sense of warmth, having their attention grabbed, will power, food and restaurants, and being center-of-attention. This color isn't popular for finance and wealth. Cartoon Network, Deezer, and Unity have ties to this color.

#fff200 Breakdown

#fff200 is made up of (255, 242, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 5.10, 100.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16773632 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffff00. Black should be used ontop of #fff200 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fff200. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fff200 luma #218.30
Websafe hex #ffff00 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(255, 242, 0) Adobe RGB (251.00, 242.00, 60.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 95%, 0%) Closest named color Christmas yellow
rgba rgba(255.0, 242.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (92.20, -15.32, 53.13)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 5.10, 100.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (93.88, -15.74, 90.97)
hsv hsv(57.00, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (93.88, 92.32, 99.82)
hsb hsb(57.00, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (93.88, 15.48, 101.56)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Christmas yellow (#fff200)

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" #fff200 and the second color is called the "compliment" #000cff.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Christmas yellow (#fff200)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #fff200 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #000cff.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Christmas yellow (#fff200)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Christmas yellow (#fff200)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Christmas yellow (#fff200)

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.

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

Faux-Christmas yellow (#fff200)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #fff200 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #fff200

When you combine pure black with this color, #fff200, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #fff200

Tones are produced by blending #fff200 with gray

#fff200 in 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 #fff200 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#fff200 → #000cff
#fff200 → #fff54c
#fff200 → #000000
#fff200 → #8cff00
#fff200 → #999100
#fff200 → #ff7200

How #fff200 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #fff200 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 #fff200 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#fff200 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.

#fff200might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Christmas yellow (#fff200)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#fff200. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Deezer
Unity
Best Buy
Cartoon Network

#fff200 in programming

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 #fff200
Java new Color(255, 242, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 242, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:242 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 242f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:242, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00f2ff
Python Color('#fff200')

Base Conversions of hex color #fff200

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fff200. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16773632 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 242, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 11110010 00000000
Hex ff f2 00
Octal 377 362 0
Decimal 255 242 0

Icons incorporating the color #fff200

If you're considering using #fff200 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #fff200 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #fff200 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 #fff200 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #fff200 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #fff200 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fff200 background.
This text is hex color #fff200 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #fff200 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fff200 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fff200 and white (#ffffff) background.