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Exotic Yellow Color

HEX #EAD72A / RGB (234, 215, 42)

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What is Exotic Yellow Color?

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Exotic Yellow has the hex code #EAD72A. The equivalent RGB values are (234, 215, 42), which means it is composed of 48% red, 44% green and 9% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:8 Y:82 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, Exotic Yellow has a hue of 54°, 82% saturation and a brightness value of 92%.
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.

Exotic 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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Exotic Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#EAD72A
RGB Values(234, 215, 42)
CMYK Values(0%, 8%, 82%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(54°, 82%, 92%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC33
Inverse Color#1528D5 [Palatinate Blue]
Closest Pantone®604 C
Closest RAL1016 [Sulphur yellow]
Complementary Color#2A3DEA [Palatinate Blue]
Exotic Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CACACA
Weighted Average (Luma)#CFCFCF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E1E1E1

Exotic Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EAD72A. Complementary color is 2A3DEA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Exotic Yellow is Palatinate Blue with the hex code #2A3DEA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EAD72A color is offered by #2A3DEA. 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 (EAD72A, 9DEA2A and EA772A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Exotic Yellow (#EAD72A) are Green Lizard (#9DEA2A) and Vivid Tangelo (#EA772A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Exotic 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (EAD72A, 2A9DEA and 772AEA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Exotic Yellow (#EAD72A) are #2A9DEA (Button Blue) and #772AEA (Blue-Violet). 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 (EAD72A, 2AEAD7 and D72AEA)

Triadic Palette

Exotic Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2AEAD7 (Turquoise) and #D72AEA (Steel Pink) along with #EAD72A 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 (EAD72A, 2AEAD7, 2A3DEA and EA2A3D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Exotic Yellow has four colors - #2AEAD7 (Turquoise), #2A3DEA (Palatinate Blue) and #EA2A3D (Imperial Red) in addition to the base color (#EAD72A). 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 (EAD72A, 2AEA77, 2A3DEA and EA2A9D)

Square Palette

Exotic Yellow square color palette has #2AEA77 (UFO Green), #2A3DEA (Palatinate Blue) and #EA2A9D (Frostbite). 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

Exotic Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Exotic 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Exotic Yellow Color


  • Transparent EEDF55EEDF55
  • Transparent F0E36AF0E36A
  • Transparent F2E77FF2E77F
  • Transparent F5EB95F5EB95
  • Transparent F7EFAAF7EFAA
  • Transparent F9F3BFF9F3BF
  • Transparent FBF7D4FBF7D4
  • Transparent FDFBEAFDFBEA


  • Transparent D5C63BD5C63B
  • Transparent CABD44CABD44
  • Transparent C0B44CC0B44C
  • Transparent B5AC55B5AC55
  • Transparent AAA35EAAA35E
  • Transparent A09A66A09A66
  • Transparent 95916F95916F
  • Transparent 8B89778B8977


  • Transparent BBAC22BBAC22
  • Transparent A4971DA4971D
  • Transparent 8C81198C8119
  • Transparent 756C15756C15
  • Transparent 5E56115E5611
  • Transparent 46410D46410D
  • Transparent 2F2B082F2B08
  • Transparent 171604171604

Exotic Yellow Color Patterns

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    Exotic Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Exotic Yellow Leaves Pattern

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    Exotic Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

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    Exotic Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Exotic Yellow Plaid Pattern

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