Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario)

HEX #FFA535 / RGB (255, 165, 53)

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What is Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Color?

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Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) has the hex code #FFA535. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 165, 53), which means it is composed of 54% red, 35% green and 11% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:35 Y:79 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) has a hue of 33°, 79% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

This Cadmium Yellow color is from Ferrario 1919 list. For HTML and CSS code, use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

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Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Color Codes

Hex Code#FFA535
RGB Values(255, 165, 53)
CMYK Values(0%, 35%, 79%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(33°, 79%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#005ACA [Sapphire]
Closest Pantone®143 C
Closest RAL1033 [Dahlia yellow]
Complementary Color#358FFF [Brilliant Azure]
Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Luma)#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFA535. Complementary color is 358FFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) is Brilliant Azure with the hex code #358FFF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFA535 color is offered by #358FFF. 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.

Analogous color palette with (FFA535, F4FF35 and FF4035)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) (#FFA535) are Maximum Yellow (#F4FF35) and Coral Red (#FF4035). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (FFA535, 35F4FF and 4035FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) (#FFA535) are #35F4FF (Fluorescent Blue) and #4035FF (Han 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.

Triadic color palette with (FFA535, 35FFA5 and A535FF)

Triadic Palette

Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #35FFA5 (Eucalyptus) and #A535FF (Purple (X11)) along with #FFA535 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (FFA535, 35FFA5, 358FFF and FF358F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) has four colors - #35FFA5 (Eucalyptus), #358FFF (Brilliant Azure) and #FF358F (French Fuchsia) in addition to the base color (#FFA535). 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.

Square color palette with (FFA535, 35FF40, 358FFF and FF35F4)

Square Palette

Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) square color palette has #35FF40 (Neon Green), #358FFF (Brilliant Azure) and #FF35F4 (Purple Pizzazz). 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.

Rainbow color

Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) 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 Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Color


  • Transparent FFB75D#FFB75D
  • Transparent FFC072#FFC072
  • Transparent FFC986#FFC986
  • Transparent FFD29A#FFD29A
  • Transparent FFDBAE#FFDBAE
  • Transparent FFE4C2#FFE4C2
  • Transparent FFEDD7#FFEDD7
  • Transparent FFF6EB#FFF6EB


  • Transparent E69E44#E69E44
  • Transparent D99A4C#D99A4C
  • Transparent CC9653#CC9653
  • Transparent C0935B#C0935B
  • Transparent B38F62#B38F62
  • Transparent A68B6A#A68B6A
  • Transparent 998771#998771
  • Transparent 8D8479#8D8479


  • Transparent CC842A#CC842A
  • Transparent B37425#B37425
  • Transparent 996320#996320
  • Transparent 80531B#80531B
  • Transparent 664215#664215
  • Transparent 4D3210#4D3210
  • Transparent 33210B#33210B
  • Transparent 1A1105#1A1105

Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Color Patterns

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    Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Gingham Checks

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    Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Leaves Pattern

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    Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadmium Yellow (Ferrario) Plaid Pattern

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