#CBC240 Hex Code

Color Name: Old Gold

What is hex #CBC240 Color?

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The color name of hex code #CBC240 is Old Gold. The RGB values are (203, 194, 64) which means it is composed of 44% red, 42% green and 14% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:4 Y:69 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, #CBC240 has a hue of 56°, 68% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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.

Hex #CBC240 Color Codes

Color NameOld Gold
RGB Values(203, 194, 64)
CMYK Values(0%, 4%, 69%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(56°, 68%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC33
Inverse Color#343DBF [Violet-Blue]
Closest Pantone®7751 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#4049CB [Iris]
#CBC240 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9A9A9A
Desaturated#868686
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Luma)#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D7D7D7

Hex #CBC240 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CBC240. Complementary color is 4049CB

Complementary Palette

The complement of #CBC240 is #4049CB which is called Iris. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CBC240 color is offered by #4049CB. 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 (CBC240, 8FCB40 and CB7D40)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #CBC240 are #8FCB40 and #CB7D40, called Yellow-Green and Peru, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #CBC240 with a 30° separation. 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 (CBC240, 408FCB and 7D40CB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #CBC240 are #408FCB (Celestial Blue) and #7D40CB (Dark Orchid). 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 (CBC240, 40CBC2 and C240CB)

Triadic Palette

#CBC240 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #40CBC2 (Medium Turquoise) and #C240CB (Steel Pink) along with #CBC240, our main color, 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 (CBC240, 40CBC2, 4049CB and CB4049)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #CBC240 has #40CBC2 (Medium Turquoise), #4049CB (Iris) and #CB4049 (English Vermillion). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (CBC240, 40CB7D, 4049CB and CB408F)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #CBC240 contains #40CB7D (UFO Green), #4049CB (Iris) and #CB408F (Smitten). 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

Hex #CBC240 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #CBC240 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

#CBC240 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - CBC240

    Old Gold gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - CBC240

    Old Gold vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - CBC240

    Old Gold polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - CBC240

    Old Gold honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - CBC240

    Old Gold leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - CBC240

    Old Gold houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - CBC240

    Old Gold trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - CBC240

    Old Gold plaid pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.