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Custard Yellow Color

HEX #ECD581 / RGB (236, 213, 129)

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What is Custard Yellow Color?

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Custard Yellow has the hex code #ECD581. The equivalent RGB values are (236, 213, 129), which means it is composed of 41% red, 37% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:10 Y:45 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, Custard Yellow has a hue of 47°, 45% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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.

Custard 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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Custard Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#ECD581
RGB Values(236, 213, 129)
CMYK Values(0%, 10%, 45%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(47°, 45%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC99
Inverse Color#132A7E [Catalina Blue]
Closest Pantone®7403 C
Closest RAL1014 [Ivory]
Complementary Color#8198EC [Vista Blue]
Custard Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D3D3D3
Weighted Average (Luma)#D4D4D4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E3E3E3

Custard Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of ECD581. Complementary color is 8198EC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Custard Yellow is Vista Blue with the hex code #8198EC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #ECD581 color is offered by #8198EC. 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 (ECD581, CEEC81 and ECA081)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Custard Yellow (#ECD581) are Yellow-Green (Crayola) (#CEEC81) and Dark Salmon (#ECA081). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Custard 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 (ECD581, 81CEEC and A081EC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Custard Yellow (#ECD581) are #81CEEC (Sky Blue) and #A081EC (Lavender (Floral)). 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 (ECD581, 81ECD5 and D581EC)

Triadic Palette

Custard Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #81ECD5 (Aquamarine) and #D581EC (Bright Lilac) along with #ECD581 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 (ECD581, 81ECD5, 8198EC and EC8198)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Custard Yellow has four colors - #81ECD5 (Aquamarine), #8198EC (Vista Blue) and #EC8198 (Ruddy Pink) in addition to the base color (#ECD581). 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 (ECD581, 81ECA0, 8198EC and EC81CE)

Square Palette

Custard Yellow square color palette has #81ECA0 (Light Green), #8198EC (Vista Blue) and #EC81CE (Princess Perfume). 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

Custard Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Custard 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 Custard Yellow Color


  • Transparent F0DD9AF0DD9A
  • Transparent F2E2A7F2E2A7
  • Transparent F4E6B3F4E6B3
  • Transparent F6EAC0F6EAC0
  • Transparent F7EECDF7EECD
  • Transparent F9F2D9F9F2D9
  • Transparent FBF7E6FBF7E6
  • Transparent FDFBF2FDFBF2


  • Transparent D6C481D6C481
  • Transparent CCBC81CCBC81
  • Transparent C1B381C1B381
  • Transparent B6AB81B6AB81
  • Transparent ABA280ABA280
  • Transparent A09A80A09A80
  • Transparent 969180969180
  • Transparent 8B89808B8980


  • Transparent BDAA67BDAA67
  • Transparent A5955AA5955A
  • Transparent 8E804D8E804D
  • Transparent 766B41766B41
  • Transparent 5E55345E5534
  • Transparent 474027474027
  • Transparent 2F2B1A2F2B1A
  • Transparent 18150D18150D

Custard Yellow Color Patterns

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    Custard Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Custard Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Custard Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Custard Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Custard Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Custard Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Custard Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Custard Yellow Plaid Pattern

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