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Original Yellow Color

HEX #EDAC14 / RGB (237, 172, 20)

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What is Original Yellow Color?

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Original Yellow has the hex code #EDAC14. The equivalent RGB values are (237, 172, 20), which means it is composed of 55% red, 40% green and 5% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:27 Y:92 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, Original Yellow has a hue of 42°, 92% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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.

Original 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Original Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#EDAC14
RGB Values(237, 172, 20)
CMYK Values(0%, 27%, 92%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(42°, 92%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9900
Inverse Color#1253EB [Blue (RYB)]
Closest Pantone®7409 C
Closest RAL1033 [Dahlia yellow]
Complementary Color#1455ED [Blue (RYB)]
Original Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8F8F8F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Original Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EDAC14. Complementary color is 1455ED

Complementary Palette

The complement of Original Yellow is Blue (RYB) with the hex code #1455ED. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EDAC14 color is offered by #1455ED. 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 (EDAC14, C2ED14 and ED4014)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Original Yellow (#EDAC14) are Bitter Lemon (#C2ED14) and Orioles Orange (#ED4014). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Original 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.

EDAC14 C2ED14 ED4014
Split Complementary color palette with (EDAC14, 14C2ED and 3F14ED)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Original Yellow (#EDAC14) are #14C2ED (Spiro Disco Ball) and #3F14ED (Han 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.

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Triadic color palette with (EDAC14, 14EDAC and AC14ED)

Triadic Palette

Original Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #14EDAC (Medium Spring Green) and #AC14ED (Purple (X11)) along with #EDAC14 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 (EDAC14, 14EDAC, 1455ED and ED1455)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Original Yellow has four colors - #14EDAC (Medium Spring Green), #1455ED (Blue (RYB)) and #ED1455 (Spanish Crimson) in addition to the base color (#EDAC14). 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 (EDAC14, 14ED40, 1455ED and ED14C2)

Square Palette

Original Yellow square color palette has #14ED40 (Malachite), #1455ED (Blue (RYB)) and #ED14C2 (Shocking 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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Rainbow color

Original Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Original 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Original Yellow Color


  • Transparent F1BD43F1BD43
  • Transparent F2C55BF2C55B
  • Transparent F4CD72F4CD72
  • Transparent F6D68AF6D68A
  • Transparent F8DEA1F8DEA1
  • Transparent FAE6B9FAE6B9
  • Transparent FBEED0FBEED0
  • Transparent FDF7E8FDF7E8


  • Transparent D7A32AD7A32A
  • Transparent CC9F34CC9F34
  • Transparent C19A3FC19A3F
  • Transparent B7964AB7964A
  • Transparent AC9255AC9255
  • Transparent A18D60A18D60
  • Transparent 96896A96896A
  • Transparent 8B84758B8475


  • Transparent BE8A10BE8A10
  • Transparent A6780EA6780E
  • Transparent 8E670C8E670C
  • Transparent 77560A77560A
  • Transparent 5F45085F4508
  • Transparent 473406473406
  • Transparent 2F22042F2204
  • Transparent 181102181102

Original Yellow Color Patterns

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    Original Yellow Leaves Pattern

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    Original Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

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    Original Yellow Trellis Pattern

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    Original Yellow Plaid Pattern

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