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Brilliant Yellow Color

HEX #FDD808 / RGB (253, 216, 8)

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What is Brilliant Yellow Color?

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Brilliant Yellow has the hex code #FDD808. The equivalent RGB values are (253, 216, 8), which means it is composed of 53% red, 45% green and 2% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:15 Y:97 K:1. In the HSV/HSB scale, Brilliant Yellow has a hue of 51°, 97% saturation and a brightness value of 99%.
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.

Brilliant Yellow color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Brilliant Yellow can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Brilliant Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#FDD808
RGB Values(253, 216, 8)
CMYK Values(0%, 15%, 97%, 1%)
HSV/HSB Values(51°, 97%, 99%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#0227F7 [Bluebonnet]
Closest Pantone®Medium Yellow C
Closest RAL2007 [Luminous b't orange]
Complementary Color#082DFD [Blue (RYB)]
Brilliant Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CCCCCC
Weighted Average (Luma)#D1D1D1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E2E2E2

Brilliant Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FDD808. Complementary color is 082DFD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Brilliant Yellow is Blue (RYB) with the hex code #082DFD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FDD808 color is offered by #082DFD. 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 (FDD808, A8FD08 and FD5E08)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Brilliant Yellow (#FDD808) are Spring Bud (#A8FD08) and Vivid Orange (#FD5E08). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Brilliant 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 (FDD808, 08A8FD and 5E08FD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Brilliant Yellow (#FDD808) are #08A8FD (Vivid Cerulean) and #5E08FD (Electric Indigo). 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 (FDD808, 08FDD8 and D808FD)

Triadic Palette

Brilliant Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #08FDD8 (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #D808FD (Phlox) along with #FDD808 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 (FDD808, 08FDD8, 082DFD and FD082D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Brilliant Yellow has four colors - #08FDD8 (Sea Green (Crayola)), #082DFD (Blue (RYB)) and #FD082D (Ruddy) in addition to the base color (#FDD808). 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 (FDD808, 08FD5E, 082DFD and FD08A8)

Square Palette

Brilliant Yellow square color palette has #08FD5E (Guppie Green), #082DFD (Blue (RYB)) and #FD08A8 (Fashion Fuchsia). 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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Brilliant Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Brilliant 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Brilliant Yellow Color


  • Transparent FDE039FDE039
  • Transparent FEE452FEE452
  • Transparent FEE86BFEE86B
  • Transparent FEEC84FEEC84
  • Transparent FEEF9CFEEF9C
  • Transparent FEF3B5FEF3B5
  • Transparent FFF7CEFFF7CE
  • Transparent FFFBE6FFFBE6


  • Transparent E4C620E4C620
  • Transparent D8BE2CD8BE2C
  • Transparent CBB538CBB538
  • Transparent BFAC44BFAC44
  • Transparent B2A350B2A350
  • Transparent A69A5CA69A5C
  • Transparent 999268999268
  • Transparent 8D89748D8974


  • Transparent CAAD06CAAD06
  • Transparent B19706B19706
  • Transparent 988205988205
  • Transparent 7F6C047F6C04
  • Transparent 655603655603
  • Transparent 4C41024C4102
  • Transparent 332B02332B02
  • Transparent 191601191601

Brilliant Yellow Color Patterns

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    Brilliant Yellow Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Yellow Plaid Pattern

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