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#E1D531 Hex Code

Color Name: Sandstorm

What is hex #E1D531 Color?

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The color name of hex code #E1D531 is Sandstorm. The RGB values are (225, 213, 49) which means it is composed of 46% red, 44% green and 10% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:5 Y:78 K:12. In the HSV/HSB scale, #E1D531 has a hue of 56°, 78% saturation and a brightness value of 88%.
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.

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Hex #E1D531 Color Codes

Color NameSandstorm
RGB Values(225, 213, 49)
CMYK Values(0%, 5%, 78%, 12%)
HSV/HSB Values(56°, 78%, 88%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC33
Inverse Color#1E2ACE [Persian Blue]
Closest Pantone®604 C
Closest RAL1016 [Sulphur yellow]
Complementary Color#313DE1 [Palatinate Blue]
#E1D531 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C7C7C7
Weighted Average (Luma)#CCCCCC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DFDFDF

Hex #E1D531 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E1D531. Complementary color is 313DE1

Complementary Palette

The complement of #E1D531 is #313DE1 which is called Palatinate Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E1D531 color is offered by #313DE1. 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 (E1D531, 95E131 and E17D31)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #E1D531 are #95E131 and #E17D31, called Kiwi and Cadmium Orange, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #E1D531 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (E1D531, 3195E1 and 7D31E1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #E1D531 are #3195E1 (Bleu De France) and #7D31E1 (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.

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Triadic color palette with (E1D531, 31E1D5 and D531E1)

Triadic Palette

#E1D531 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #31E1D5 (Turquoise) and #D531E1 (Steel Pink) along with #E1D531, 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.

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Tetradic color palette with (E1D531, 31E1D5, 313DE1 and E1313D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #E1D531 has #31E1D5 (Turquoise), #313DE1 (Palatinate Blue) and #E1313D (Rusty Red). 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.

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Square color palette with (E1D531, 31E17D, 313DE1 and E13195)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #E1D531 contains #31E17D (UFO Green), #313DE1 (Palatinate Blue) and #E13195 (Royal Pink). 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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Hex #E1D531 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #E1D531 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of E1D531 Color


  • Transparent E7DD5AE7DD5A
  • Transparent EAE26FEAE26F
  • Transparent EDE683EDE683
  • Transparent F0EA98F0EA98
  • Transparent F3EEADF3EEAD
  • Transparent F6F2C1F6F2C1
  • Transparent F9F7D6F9F7D6
  • Transparent FCFBEAFCFBEA


  • Transparent CEC441CEC441
  • Transparent C4BC49C4BC49
  • Transparent BAB351BAB351
  • Transparent B1AB59B1AB59
  • Transparent A7A260A7A260
  • Transparent 9D9A689D9A68
  • Transparent 939170939170
  • Transparent 8A89788A8978


  • Transparent B4AA27B4AA27
  • Transparent 9E95229E9522
  • Transparent 87801D87801D
  • Transparent 716B19716B19
  • Transparent 5A55145A5514
  • Transparent 44400F44400F
  • Transparent 2D2B0A2D2B0A
  • Transparent 171505171505

#E1D531 Color Patterns

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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.