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Mild Yellow Color

HEX #DDD59D / RGB (221, 213, 157)

What is Mild Yellow Color?

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Mild Yellow has the hex code #DDD59D. The equivalent RGB values are (221, 213, 157), which means it is composed of 37% red, 36% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:4 Y:29 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, Mild Yellow has a hue of 53°, 29% saturation and a brightness value of 87%.
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.

Mild Yellow is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Mild Yellow CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Mild Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#DDD59D
RGB Values(221, 213, 157)
CMYK Values(0%, 4%, 29%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(53°, 29%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#222A62 [Indigo (Rainbow)]
Closest Pantone®614 C
Closest RAL1014 [Ivory]
Complementary Color#9DA5DD [Blue Bell]
Mild Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D1D1D1
Weighted Average (Luma)#D3D3D3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E3E3E3

Mild Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DDD59D. Complementary color is 9DA5DD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Mild Yellow is Blue Bell with the hex code #9DA5DD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DDD59D color is offered by #9DA5DD. 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 (DDD59D, C5DD9D and DDB59D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Mild Yellow (#DDD59D) are Medium Spring Bud (#C5DD9D) and Pastel Pink (#DDB59D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Mild Yellow 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (DDD59D, 9DC5DD and B59DDD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Mild Yellow (#DDD59D) are #9DC5DD (Pale Cerulean) and #B59DDD (Light Pastel Purple). 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 (DDD59D, 9DDDD5 and D59DDD)

Triadic Palette

Mild Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9DDDD5 (Pale Robin Egg Blue) and #D59DDD (Medium Lavender Magenta) along with #DDD59D 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 (DDD59D, 9DDDD5, 9DA5DD and DD9DA5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Mild Yellow has four colors - #9DDDD5 (Pale Robin Egg Blue), #9DA5DD (Blue Bell) and #DD9DA5 (Parrot Pink) in addition to the base color (#DDD59D). 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.

Square color palette with (DDD59D, 9DDDB5, 9DA5DD and DD9DC5)

Square Palette

Mild Yellow square color palette has #9DDDB5 (Turquoise Green), #9DA5DD (Blue Bell) and #DD9DC5 (Kobi). 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

Mild Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Mild Yellow 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 Mild Yellow Color


  • Transparent E4DDB1E4DDB1
  • Transparent E7E2BAE7E2BA
  • Transparent EBE6C4EBE6C4
  • Transparent EEEACEEEEACE
  • Transparent F1EED8F1EED8
  • Transparent F5F2E2F5F2E2
  • Transparent F8F7EBF8F7EB
  • Transparent FCFBF5FCFBF5


  • Transparent CAC497CAC497
  • Transparent C1BC94C1BC94
  • Transparent B8B391B8B391
  • Transparent AFAB8FAFAB8F
  • Transparent A5A28CA5A28C
  • Transparent 9C9A899C9A89
  • Transparent 939186939186
  • Transparent 898983898983


  • Transparent B1AA7EB1AA7E
  • Transparent 9B956E9B956E
  • Transparent 85805E85805E
  • Transparent 6F6B4F6F6B4F
  • Transparent 58553F58553F
  • Transparent 42402F42402F
  • Transparent 2C2B1F2C2B1F
  • Transparent 161510161510

Mild Yellow Color Patterns

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    Mild Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Mild Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Mild Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Mild Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Mild Yellow Leaves Pattern

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    Mild Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

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    Mild Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mild Yellow Plaid Pattern

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