#D9B532 Hex Code

Color Name: Gold (Metallic)

What is hex #D9B532 Color?

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The color name of hex code #D9B532 is Gold (Metallic). The RGB values are (217, 181, 50) which means it is composed of 48% red, 40% green and 11% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:17 Y:77 K:15. In the HSV/HSB scale, #D9B532 has a hue of 47°, 77% saturation and a brightness value of 85%.
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 #D9B532 Color Codes

Color NameGold (Metallic)
RGB Values(217, 181, 50)
CMYK Values(0%, 17%, 77%, 15%)
HSV/HSB Values(47°, 77%, 85%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC33
Inverse Color#264ACD [New Car]
Closest Pantone®7752 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#3256D9 [Royal Blue]
#D9B532 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#959595
Desaturated#868686
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Luma)#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D3D3D3

Hex #D9B532 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D9B532. Complementary color is 3256D9

Complementary Palette

The complement of #D9B532 is #3256D9 which is called Royal Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D9B532 color is offered by #3256D9. 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 (D9B532, AAD932 and D96232)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #D9B532 are #AAD932 and #D96232, called Yellow-Green and Medium Vermilion, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #D9B532 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 (D9B532, 32AAD9 and 6232D9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #D9B532 are #32AAD9 (Ball Blue) and #6232D9 (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.

Triadic color palette with (D9B532, 32D9B5 and B532D9)

Triadic Palette

#D9B532 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #32D9B5 (Eucalyptus) and #B532D9 (Steel Pink) along with #D9B532, 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 (D9B532, 32D9B5, 3256D9 and D93256)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #D9B532 has #32D9B5 (Eucalyptus), #3256D9 (Royal Blue) and #D93256 (Cerise). 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 (D9B532, 32D962, 3256D9 and D932AA)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #D9B532 contains #32D962 (UFO Green), #3256D9 (Royal Blue) and #D932AA (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

Hex #D9B532 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #D9B532 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.

#D9B532 Color Patterns

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    Gold (Metallic) Gingham Checks

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    Gold (Metallic) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Gold (Metallic) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Gold (Metallic) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Gold (Metallic) Leaves Pattern

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    Gold (Metallic) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Gold (Metallic) Trellis Pattern

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    Gold (Metallic) 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.