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Honey Color

HEX #EBA937 / RGB (235, 169, 55)

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What is Honey Color?

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Honey has the hex code #EBA937. The equivalent RGB values are (235, 169, 55), which means it is composed of 51% red, 37% green and 12% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:28 Y:77 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, Honey has a hue of 38°, 77% saturation and a brightness value of 92%.
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.

Honey is a golden yellow color that can be applied to web pages via HTML and/or CSS with its hexadecimal, RGB, and/or HSL codes. Please note that the honey color CMYK values displayed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Honey Color Codes

Hex Code#EBA937
RGB Values(235, 169, 55)
CMYK Values(0%, 28%, 77%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(38°, 77%, 92%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#1456C8 [Denim]
Closest Pantone®143 C
Closest RAL1017 [Saffron yellow]
Complementary Color#3779EB [Bleu De France]
Honey Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#999999
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Honey Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EBA937. Complementary color is 3779EB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Honey is Bleu De France with the hex code #3779EB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EBA937 color is offered by #3779EB. 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 (EBA937, D3EB37 and EB4F37)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Honey (#EBA937) are Pear (#D3EB37) and Carmine Pink (#EB4F37). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Honey 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 (EBA937, 37D3EB and 4F37EB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Honey (#EBA937) are #37D3EB (Turquoise) and #4F37EB (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 (EBA937, 37EBA9 and A937EB)

Triadic Palette

Honey triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #37EBA9 (Eucalyptus) and #A937EB (Purple (X11)) along with #EBA937 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 (EBA937, 37EBA9, 3779EB and EB3779)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Honey has four colors - #37EBA9 (Eucalyptus), #3779EB (Bleu De France) and #EB3779 (Cerise Pink) in addition to the base color (#EBA937). 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 (EBA937, 37EB4F, 3779EB and EB37D3)

Square Palette

Honey square color palette has #37EB4F (Lime Green), #3779EB (Bleu De France) and #EB37D3 (Razzle Dazzle Rose). 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

Honey Color Rainbow Palette

Our Honey 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Honey Color


  • Transparent EFBA5FEFBA5F
  • Transparent F1C373F1C373
  • Transparent F3CB87F3CB87
  • Transparent F5D49BF5D49B
  • Transparent F7DDAFF7DDAF
  • Transparent F9E5C3F9E5C3
  • Transparent FBEED7FBEED7
  • Transparent FDF6EBFDF6EB


  • Transparent D6A146D6A146
  • Transparent CB9D4DCB9D4D
  • Transparent C09954C09954
  • Transparent B6955CB6955C
  • Transparent AB9063AB9063
  • Transparent A08C6AA08C6A
  • Transparent 958871958871
  • Transparent 8B84798B8479


  • Transparent BC872CBC872C
  • Transparent A57627A57627
  • Transparent 8D65218D6521
  • Transparent 76551C76551C
  • Transparent 5E44165E4416
  • Transparent 473311473311
  • Transparent 2F220B2F220B
  • Transparent 181106181106

Honey Color Patterns

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    Honey Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Honey Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Honey Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Honey Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Honey Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Honey Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Honey Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Honey Plaid Pattern

Honey Color Interior Ideas

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