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Edam Color

HEX #F0D49F / RGB (240, 212, 159)

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What is Edam Color?

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Edam has the hex code #F0D49F. The equivalent RGB values are (240, 212, 159), which means it is composed of 39% red, 35% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:12 Y:34 K:6. In the HSV/HSB scale, Edam has a hue of 39°, 34% saturation and a brightness value of 94%.
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.

Edam 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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Edam Color Codes

Hex Code#F0D49F
RGB Values(240, 212, 159)
CMYK Values(0%, 12%, 34%, 6%)
HSV/HSB Values(39°, 34%, 94%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC99
Inverse Color#0F2B60 [Cool Black]
Closest Pantone®155 C
Closest RAL1015 [Light ivory]
Complementary Color#9FBBF0 [Baby Blue Eyes]
Edam Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CCCCCC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D7D7D7
Weighted Average (Luma)#D6D6D6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E4E4E4

Edam Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F0D49F. Complementary color is 9FBBF0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Edam is Baby Blue Eyes with the hex code #9FBBF0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F0D49F color is offered by #9FBBF0. 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 (F0D49F, E4F09F and F0AC9F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Edam (#F0D49F) are Pale Goldenrod (#E4F09F) and Pastel Pink (#F0AC9F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Edam 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.

F0D49F E4F09F F0AC9F
Split Complementary color palette with (F0D49F, 9FE4F0 and AC9FF0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Edam (#F0D49F) are #9FE4F0 (Non-Photo Blue) and #AC9FF0 (Maximum Blue 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.

F0D49F 9FE4F0 AC9FF0
Triadic color palette with (F0D49F, 9FF0D4 and D49FF0)

Triadic Palette

Edam triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9FF0D4 (Magic Mint) and #D49FF0 (Bright Ube) along with #F0D49F create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

F0D49F 9FF0D4 D49FF0
Tetradic color palette with (F0D49F, 9FF0D4, 9FBBF0 and F09FBB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Edam has four colors - #9FF0D4 (Magic Mint), #9FBBF0 (Baby Blue Eyes) and #F09FBB (Amaranth Pink) in addition to the base color (#F0D49F). 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 (F0D49F, 9FF0AC, 9FBBF0 and F09FE4)

Square Palette

Edam square color palette has #9FF0AC (Teal Deer), #9FBBF0 (Baby Blue Eyes) and #F09FE4 (Lavender Rose). 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

Edam Color Rainbow Palette

Our Edam 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.

F0D49F C7F09F 9FF0BD 9FDEF0 A59FF0 EB9FF0 F09FB0

Tints, Tones & Shades of Edam Color


  • Transparent F3DDB2F3DDB2
  • Transparent F5E1BCF5E1BC
  • Transparent F6E5C5F6E5C5
  • Transparent F8EACFF8EACF
  • Transparent F9EED9F9EED9
  • Transparent FBF2E2FBF2E2
  • Transparent FCF6ECFCF6EC
  • Transparent FEFBF5FEFBF5


  • Transparent DAC399DAC399
  • Transparent CEBB96CEBB96
  • Transparent C3B293C3B293
  • Transparent B8AA90B8AA90
  • Transparent ADA28CADA28C
  • Transparent A29989A29989
  • Transparent 969186969186
  • Transparent 8B88838B8883


  • Transparent C0AA7FC0AA7F
  • Transparent A8946FA8946F
  • Transparent 907F5F907F5F
  • Transparent 786A50786A50
  • Transparent 605540605540
  • Transparent 484030484030
  • Transparent 302A20302A20
  • Transparent 181510181510

Edam Color Patterns

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    Edam Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Edam Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Edam Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Edam Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Edam Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Edam Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Edam Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Edam Plaid Pattern

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