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Gaudy Gold Color

HEX #DDBB42 / RGB (221, 187, 66)

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What is Gaudy Gold Color?

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Gaudy Gold has the hex code #DDBB42. The equivalent RGB values are (221, 187, 66), which means it is composed of 47% red, 39% green and 14% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:15 Y:70 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, Gaudy Gold has a hue of 47°, 70% 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.

Gaudy Gold color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, gaudy gold can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Gaudy Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#DDBB42
RGB Values(221, 187, 66)
CMYK Values(0%, 15%, 70%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(47°, 70%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC33
Inverse Color#2244BD [Denim Blue]
Closest Pantone®142 C
Closest RAL1017 [Saffron yellow]
Complementary Color#4264DD [Royal Blue]
Gaudy Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Luma)#B9B9B9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D6D6D6

Gaudy Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DDBB42. Complementary color is 4264DD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Gaudy Gold is Royal Blue with the hex code #4264DD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DDBB42 color is offered by #4264DD. 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 (DDBB42, B2DD42 and DD6E42)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gaudy Gold (#DDBB42) are June Bud (#B2DD42) and Medium Vermilion (#DD6E42). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gaudy 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (DDBB42, 42B2DD and 6E42DD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gaudy Gold (#DDBB42) are #42B2DD (Picton Blue) and #6E42DD (Majorelle Blue). 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 (DDBB42, 42DDBB and BB42DD)

Triadic Palette

Gaudy Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #42DDBB (Eucalyptus) and #BB42DD (Medium Orchid) along with #DDBB42 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 (DDBB42, 42DDBB, 4264DD and DD4264)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gaudy Gold has four colors - #42DDBB (Eucalyptus), #4264DD (Royal Blue) and #DD4264 (Paradise Pink) in addition to the base color (#DDBB42). 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 (DDBB42, 42DD6E, 4264DD and DD42B2)

Square Palette

Gaudy Gold square color palette has #42DD6E (UFO Green), #4264DD (Royal Blue) and #DD42B2 (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.

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Rainbow color

Gaudy Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gaudy 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.

DDBB42 7ADD42 42DD8F 42A6DD 6342DD DD42D2 DD424D

Tints, Tones & Shades of Gaudy Gold Color


  • Transparent E4C968E4C968
  • Transparent E7CF7BE7CF7B
  • Transparent EBD68EEBD68E
  • Transparent EEDDA1EEDDA1
  • Transparent F1E4B3F1E4B3
  • Transparent F5EBC6F5EBC6
  • Transparent F8F1D9F8F1D9
  • Transparent FCF8ECFCF8EC


  • Transparent CAAF4ECAAF4E
  • Transparent C1A955C1A955
  • Transparent B8A35BB8A35B
  • Transparent AF9E61AF9E61
  • Transparent A59867A59867
  • Transparent 9C926D9C926D
  • Transparent 938C74938C74
  • Transparent 89867A89867A


  • Transparent B19635B19635
  • Transparent 9B832E9B832E
  • Transparent 857028857028
  • Transparent 6F5E216F5E21
  • Transparent 584B1A584B1A
  • Transparent 423814423814
  • Transparent 2C250D2C250D
  • Transparent 161307161307

Gaudy Gold Color Patterns

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    Gaudy Gold Gingham Checks

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    Gaudy Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gaudy Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gaudy Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gaudy Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gaudy Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gaudy Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gaudy Gold Plaid Pattern

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