Faux-Very pale yellow (#fffcb2) color information

The hexidecimal color, #fffcb2, should not to be confused with "Very pale yellow" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light yellow". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Very pale yellow (#fffcb2), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being encouraged to communicate, youthfulness, will power, the home, and affordability. Colors labeled as "light yellow" are rarely tied to finance and wealth.

Breakdown of #fffcb2

#fffcb2 is made up of (255, 252, 178) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 1.18, 30.20, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16776370 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffff99. Black should be used ontop of #fffcb2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fffcb2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fffcb2 luma #244.28
Websafe hex #ffff99 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(255, 252, 178) Adobe RGB (254.00, 252.00, 181.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 99%, 70%) Closest named color Very pale yellow
rgba rgba(255.0, 252.0, 178.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (96.95, -10.00, 29.43)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 1.18, 30.20, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (97.63, -9.97, 35.68)
hsv hsv(58.00, 100.00, 85.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (97.63, 37.05, 105.61)
hsb hsb(58.00, 30.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (97.63, 5.49, 51.64)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Very pale yellow (#fffcb2)

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" #fffcb2 and the second color is called the "compliment" #b2b5ff.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Very pale yellow (#fffcb2)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #fffcb2 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #b2b5ff.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Very pale yellow (#fffcb2)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Very pale yellow (#fffcb2)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Very pale yellow (#fffcb2)

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.

Faux-Very pale yellow (#fffcb2)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #fffcb2 with white

Darker variations of #fffcb2

When you combine pure black with this color, #fffcb2, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #fffcb2

Tones of #fffcb2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#fffcb2 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 #fffcb2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#fffcb2 → #b2b5ff
#fffcb2 → #fffcc9
#fffcb2 → #000000
#fffcb2 → #dbffb2
#fffcb2 → #99976a
#fffcb2 → #ffd6b2

Faux-Very pale yellow (#fffcb2) in different environments

Seeing #fffcb2 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 #fffcb2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #fffcb2

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#fffcb2might 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-Very pale yellow (#fffcb2)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#fffcb2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#fffcb2 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 #fffcb2
Java new Color(255, 252, 178);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 252, 178);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:252 blue:178 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 252f, 178f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:252, blue:178, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b2fcff
Python Color('#fffcb2')

Base Conversions of hex color #fffcb2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fffcb2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16776370 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 252, 178.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 11111100 10110010
Hex ff fc b2
Octal 377 374 262
Decimal 255 252 178

#fffcb2 Icons

If you're considering using #fffcb2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Very pale yellow (#fffcb2) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #fffcb2 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 #fffcb2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #fffcb2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #fffcb2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fffcb2 background.
This text is hex color #fffcb2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #fffcb2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fffcb2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fffcb2 and white (#ffffff) background.