淡萌黄 (Usumoegi) has the hex code #8DB255. The equivalent RGB values are (141, 178, 85), which means it is composed of 35% red, 44% green and 21% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:21 M:0 Y:52 K:30. In the HSV/HSB scale, 淡萌黄 (Usumoegi) has a hue of 84°, 52% saturation and a brightness value of 70%. Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.
Usumoegi (淡萌黄) is a traditional color of Japanese culture. It literally means pale young green onion. The names of most Japanese colors come from nature – animals, plants and flowers. Colors in Japan have a special significance as they were once used as descriptors of social hierarchy.
Not being part of the web colors list, usumoegi cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. It can, however, be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL color values. Please note that the hexadecimal code (#8DB255) displayed on this page is the closest to what usumoegi (淡萌黄) looks like in the real world. Also, the CMYK numbers have been calculated from the hexadecimal value through known formulae and are only approximates.
The complement of 淡萌黄 (Usumoegi) is Royal Purple with the hex code #7A55B2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8DB255 color is offered by #7A55B2. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.
The analogous colors of 淡萌黄 (Usumoegi) (#8DB255) are Apple (#5FB255) and Olive Green (#B2A955). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 淡萌黄 (Usumoegi) with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of 淡萌黄 (Usumoegi) (#8DB255) are #555FB2 (Liberty) and #A955B2 (Purple Plum). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.
淡萌黄 (Usumoegi) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #558DB2 (Silver Lake Blue) and #B2558D (Rose Quartz Pink) along with #8DB255 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of 淡萌黄 (Usumoegi) has four colors - #558DB2 (Silver Lake Blue), #7A55B2 (Royal Purple) and #B27A55 (Café Au Lait) in addition to the base color (#8DB255). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.
淡萌黄 (Usumoegi) square color palette has #55B2A9 (Verdigris), #7A55B2 (Royal Purple) and #B2555F (Popstar). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°. Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.
淡萌黄 (Usumoegi) Color Rainbow Palette
Our 淡萌黄 (Usumoegi) rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.