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Classic Golden Yellow Color

HEX #DFB014 / RGB (223, 176, 20)

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What is Classic Golden Yellow Color?

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Classic Golden Yellow has the hex code #DFB014. The equivalent RGB values are (223, 176, 20), which means it is composed of 53% red, 42% green and 5% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:21 Y:91 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, Classic Golden Yellow has a hue of 46°, 91% saturation and a brightness value of 87%.
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.

Classic Golden Yellow 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Classic Golden Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#DFB014
RGB Values(223, 176, 20)
CMYK Values(0%, 21%, 91%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(46°, 91%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9900
Inverse Color#204FEB [Palatinate Blue]
Closest Pantone®7555 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#1443DF [Palatinate Blue]
Classic Golden Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Classic Golden Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DFB014. Complementary color is 1443DF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Classic Golden Yellow is Palatinate Blue with the hex code #1443DF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DFB014 color is offered by #1443DF. 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.

DFB014 1443DF
Analogous color palette with (DFB014, A9DF14 and DF4B14)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Classic Golden Yellow (#DFB014) are Vivid Lime Green (#A9DF14) and Flame (#DF4B14). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Classic Golden 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.

DFB014 A9DF14 DF4B14
Split Complementary color palette with (DFB014, 14A9DF and 4B14DF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Classic Golden Yellow (#DFB014) are #14A9DF (Battery Charged Blue) and #4B14DF (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.

DFB014 14A9DF 4B14DF
Triadic color palette with (DFB014, 14DFB0 and B014DF)

Triadic Palette

Classic Golden Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #14DFB0 (Caribbean Green) and #B014DF (Vivid Mulberry) along with #DFB014 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

DFB014 14DFB0 B014DF
Tetradic color palette with (DFB014, 14DFB0, 1443DF and DF1443)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Classic Golden Yellow has four colors - #14DFB0 (Caribbean Green), #1443DF (Palatinate Blue) and #DF1443 (Crimson) in addition to the base color (#DFB014). 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.

DFB014 14DFB0 1443DF DF1443
Square color palette with (DFB014, 14DF4B, 1443DF and DF14A9)

Square Palette

Classic Golden Yellow square color palette has #14DF4B (Malachite), #1443DF (Palatinate Blue) and #DF14A9 (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.

DFB014 14DF4B 1443DF DF14A9
Rainbow color

Classic Golden Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Classic Golden 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.

DFB014 60DF14 14DF76 149ADF 3C14DF DF14D4 DF1426

Tints, Tones & Shades of Classic Golden Yellow Color


  • Transparent E5C043E5C043
  • Transparent E9C85BE9C85B
  • Transparent ECD072ECD072
  • Transparent EFD88AEFD88A
  • Transparent F2DFA1F2DFA1
  • Transparent F5E7B9F5E7B9
  • Transparent F9EFD0F9EFD0
  • Transparent FCF7E8FCF7E8


  • Transparent CCA62ACCA62A
  • Transparent C3A234C3A234
  • Transparent B99D3FB99D3F
  • Transparent B0984AB0984A
  • Transparent A69355A69355
  • Transparent 9D8E609D8E60
  • Transparent 938A6A938A6A
  • Transparent 8A85758A8575


  • Transparent B28D10B28D10
  • Transparent 9C7B0E9C7B0E
  • Transparent 866A0C866A0C
  • Transparent 70580A70580A
  • Transparent 594608594608
  • Transparent 433506433506
  • Transparent 2D23042D2304
  • Transparent 161202161202

Classic Golden Yellow Color Patterns

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    Classic Golden Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Golden Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Golden Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Golden Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Golden Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Golden Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Golden Yellow Plaid Pattern

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