Light Goldenrod (PWG) has the hex code #FFEC8B. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 236, 139), which means it is composed of
40% red, 37% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:8 Y:46 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Goldenrod (PWG) has a hue of 50°, 45% saturation and a brightness value of 100%. 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.
Light Goldenrod is a light yellow-orangish color included in the Printer Working Group (PWG) list. It can only be used in HTML and CSS code with its hex, RGB and/or HSL color values. The name of the color is from the goldenrod plant whose flowers are of this hue.
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Light Goldenrod (PWG) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Weighted Average (Most Common)
Weighted Average (Luma)
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)
Light Goldenrod (PWG) Color Palettes
The complement of Light Goldenrod (PWG) is Jordy Blue with the hex code #8B9EFF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFEC8B color is offered by #8B9EFF. 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.
The analogous colors of Light Goldenrod (PWG) (#FFEC8B) are Mindaro (#D8FF8B) and Macaroni And Cheese (#FFB28B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Goldenrod (PWG) 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Goldenrod (PWG) (#FFEC8B) are #8BD8FF (Pale Cyan) and #B28BFF (Pale 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.
Light Goldenrod (PWG) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8BFFEC (Electric Blue) and #EC8BFF (Lavender Magenta) along with #FFEC8B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Light Goldenrod (PWG) has four colors - #8BFFEC (Electric Blue), #8B9EFF (Jordy Blue) and #FF8B9E (Salmon Pink) in addition to the base color (#FFEC8B). 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.
Light Goldenrod (PWG) square color palette has #8BFFB2 (Teal Deer), #8B9EFF (Jordy Blue) and #FF8BD8 (Princess Perfume). 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.
Light Goldenrod (PWG) Color Rainbow Palette
Our Light Goldenrod (PWG) 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.
Tints, Tones & Shades of Light Goldenrod (PWG) Color