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Candy Gold Color

HEX #D8BD00 / RGB (216, 189, 0)

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What is Candy Gold Color?

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Candy Gold has the hex code #D8BD00. The equivalent RGB values are (216, 189, 0), which means it is composed of 53% red, 47% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:13 Y:100 K:15. In the HSV/HSB scale, Candy Gold has a hue of 53°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 85%.
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.

Candy Gold is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Candy Gold CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Candy Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#D8BD00
RGB Values(216, 189, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 13%, 100%, 15%)
HSV/HSB Values(53°, 100%, 85%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC00
Inverse Color#2742FF [Palatinate Blue]
Closest Pantone®7758 C
Closest RAL1021 [Rape yellow]
Complementary Color#001BD8 [Medium Blue]
Candy Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#878787
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Luma)#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Candy Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D8BD00. Complementary color is 001BD8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Candy Gold is Medium Blue with the hex code #001BD8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D8BD00 color is offered by #001BD8. 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.

D8BD00 001BD8
Analogous color palette with (D8BD00, 87D800 and D85100)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Candy Gold (#D8BD00) are Alien Armpit (#87D800) and Tenné (Tawny) (#D85100). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Candy Gold 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.

D8BD00 87D800 D85100
Split Complementary color palette with (D8BD00, 0087D8 and 5100D8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Candy Gold (#D8BD00) are #0087D8 (Blue Cola) and #5100D8 (Interdimensional Blue). 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.

D8BD00 0087D8 5100D8
Triadic color palette with (D8BD00, 00D8BD and BD00D8)

Triadic Palette

Candy Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00D8BD (Robin Egg Blue) and #BD00D8 (Vivid Mulberry) along with #D8BD00 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

D8BD00 00D8BD BD00D8
Tetradic color palette with (D8BD00, 00D8BD, 001BD8 and D8001B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Candy Gold has four colors - #00D8BD (Robin Egg Blue), #001BD8 (Medium Blue) and #D8001B (Blood Orange) in addition to the base color (#D8BD00). 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.

D8BD00 00D8BD 001BD8 D8001B
Square color palette with (D8BD00, 00D851, 001BD8 and D80087)

Square Palette

Candy Gold square color palette has #00D851 (Malachite), #001BD8 (Medium Blue) and #D80087 (Mexican 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.

D8BD00 00D851 001BD8 D80087
Rainbow color

Candy Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Candy Gold 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.

D8BF00 38D800 00D881 0076D8 4300D8 D800B3 D80600

Tints, Tones & Shades of Candy Gold Color


  • Transparent E0CA33E0CA33
  • Transparent E4D14DE4D14D
  • Transparent E8D766E8D766
  • Transparent ECDE80ECDE80
  • Transparent EFE599EFE599
  • Transparent F3EBB3F3EBB3
  • Transparent F7F2CCF7F2CC
  • Transparent FBF8E6FBF8E6


  • Transparent C6B11AC6B11A
  • Transparent BEAB26BEAB26
  • Transparent B5A533B5A533
  • Transparent AC9F40AC9F40
  • Transparent A3984DA3984D
  • Transparent 9A925A9A925A
  • Transparent 928C66928C66
  • Transparent 898673898673


  • Transparent AD9700AD9700
  • Transparent 978400978400
  • Transparent 827100827100
  • Transparent 6C5F006C5F00
  • Transparent 564C00564C00
  • Transparent 413900413900
  • Transparent 2B26002B2600
  • Transparent 161300161300

Candy Gold Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Candy Gold Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Candy Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Gold Plaid Pattern

Candy Gold Color Interior Ideas

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