Flat Gold

HEX #FFBA15 / RGB (255, 186, 21)

What is Flat Gold Color?

Flat Gold (Hex code: FFBA15) Thumbnail

Flat Gold has the hex code #FFBA15. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 186, 21), which means it is composed of 55% red, 40% green and 5% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:27 Y:92 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Flat Gold has a hue of 42°, 92% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Flat 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 flat gold CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Flat Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#FFBA15
RGB Values(255, 186, 21)
CMYK Values(0%, 27%, 92%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(42°, 92%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#0045EA [Blue (RYB)]
Closest Pantone®1235 C
Closest RAL2007 [Luminous b't orange]
Complementary Color#155AFF [Blue (RYB)]
Flat Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BDBDBD
Weighted Average (Luma)#BDBDBD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D8D8D8

Flat Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFBA15. Complementary color is 155AFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Flat Gold is Blue (RYB) with the hex code #155AFF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFBA15 color is offered by #155AFF. 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 (FFBA15, CFFF15 and FF4515)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Flat Gold (#FFBA15) are Arctic Lime (#CFFF15) and Orioles Orange (#FF4515). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Flat 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (FFBA15, 15CFFF and 4515FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Flat Gold (#FFBA15) are #15CFFF (Spiro Disco Ball) and #4515FF (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.

Triadic color palette with (FFBA15, 15FFBA and BA15FF)

Triadic Palette

Flat Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #15FFBA (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #BA15FF (Electric Purple) along with #FFBA15 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 (FFBA15, 15FFBA, 155AFF and FF155A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Flat Gold has four colors - #15FFBA (Sea Green (Crayola)), #155AFF (Blue (RYB)) and #FF155A (Awesome) in addition to the base color (#FFBA15). 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 (FFBA15, 15FF45, 155AFF and FF15CF)

Square Palette

Flat Gold square color palette has #15FF45 (Malachite), #155AFF (Blue (RYB)) and #FF15CF (Hot Magenta). 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

Flat Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Flat 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Flat Gold Color


  • Transparent FFC844#FFC844
  • Transparent FFCF5B#FFCF5B
  • Transparent FFD673#FFD673
  • Transparent FFDD8A#FFDD8A
  • Transparent FFE3A1#FFE3A1
  • Transparent FFEAB9#FFEAB9
  • Transparent FFF1D0#FFF1D0
  • Transparent FFF8E8#FFF8E8


  • Transparent E6AE2A#E6AE2A
  • Transparent D9A935#D9A935
  • Transparent CCA340#CCA340
  • Transparent C09D4B#C09D4B
  • Transparent B39755#B39755
  • Transparent A69160#A69160
  • Transparent 998C6B#998C6B
  • Transparent 8D8675#8D8675


  • Transparent CC9511#CC9511
  • Transparent B3820F#B3820F
  • Transparent 99700D#99700D
  • Transparent 805D0B#805D0B
  • Transparent 664A08#664A08
  • Transparent 4D3806#4D3806
  • Transparent 332504#332504
  • Transparent 1A1302#1A1302

Flat Gold Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Flat Gold Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Flat Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flat Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flat Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flat Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flat Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flat Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flat Gold Plaid Pattern