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Bamboo Yellow Color

HEX #AE884B / RGB (174, 136, 75)

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What is Bamboo Yellow Color?

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Bamboo Yellow has the hex code #AE884B. The equivalent RGB values are (174, 136, 75), which means it is composed of 45% red, 35% green and 19% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:22 Y:57 K:32. In the HSV/HSB scale, Bamboo Yellow has a hue of 37°, 57% saturation and a brightness value of 68%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 080 60 40, Bamboo Yellow hex code is #AE884B with equivalent RGB (174, 136, 75). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Bamboo Yellow's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Bamboo Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#AE884B
RGB Values(174, 136, 75)
CMYK Values(0%, 22%, 57%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(37°, 57%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#999933
Inverse Color#5177B4 [Cyan Azure]
Closest Pantone®729 C
Closest RAL1011 [Brown beige]
Complementary Color#4B71AE [Blue Yonder]
Bamboo Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#808080
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8D8D8D
Weighted Average (Luma)#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BDBDBD

Bamboo Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AE884B. Complementary color is 4B71AE

Complementary Palette

The complement of Bamboo Yellow is Blue Yonder with the hex code #4B71AE. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AE884B color is offered by #4B71AE. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (AE884B, A3AE4B and AE574B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Bamboo Yellow (#AE884B) are Brass (#A3AE4B) and Giant's Club (#AE574B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Bamboo Yellow 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (AE884B, 4BA3AE and 574BAE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Bamboo Yellow (#AE884B) are #4BA3AE (Verdigris) and #574BAE (Plump Purple). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (AE884B, 4BAE88 and 884BAE)

Triadic Palette

Bamboo Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4BAE88 (Mint) and #884BAE (Royal Purple) along with #AE884B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (AE884B, 4BAE88, 4B71AE and AE4B71)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Bamboo Yellow has four colors - #4BAE88 (Mint), #4B71AE (Blue Yonder) and #AE4B71 (China Rose) in addition to the base color (#AE884B). 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.

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Square color palette with (AE884B, 4BAE57, 4B71AE and AE4BA3)

Square Palette

Bamboo Yellow square color palette has #4BAE57 (Medium Sea Green), #4B71AE (Blue Yonder) and #AE4BA3 (Rose Quartz Pink). 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.

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Rainbow color

Bamboo Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Bamboo Yellow 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Bamboo Yellow Color


  • Transparent BEA06FBEA06F
  • Transparent C6AC81C6AC81
  • Transparent CEB893CEB893
  • Transparent D7C4A5D7C4A5
  • Transparent DFCFB7DFCFB7
  • Transparent E7DBC9E7DBC9
  • Transparent EFE7DBEFE7DB
  • Transparent F7F3EDF7F3ED


  • Transparent A58656A58656
  • Transparent A0865BA0865B
  • Transparent 9C85609C8560
  • Transparent 978466978466
  • Transparent 92836B92836B
  • Transparent 8E82708E8270
  • Transparent 898275898275
  • Transparent 85817B85817B


  • Transparent 8B6D3C8B6D3C
  • Transparent 7A5F357A5F35
  • Transparent 68522D68522D
  • Transparent 574426574426
  • Transparent 46361E46361E
  • Transparent 342917342917
  • Transparent 231B0F231B0F
  • Transparent 110E08110E08

Bamboo Yellow Color Patterns

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    Bamboo Yellow Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Bamboo Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bamboo Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bamboo Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bamboo Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bamboo Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bamboo Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bamboo Yellow Plaid Pattern

Bamboo Yellow Color Interior Ideas

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