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Poster Yellow Color

HEX #ECC100 / RGB (236, 193, 0)

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What is Poster Yellow Color?

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Poster Yellow has the hex code #ECC100. The equivalent RGB values are (236, 193, 0), which means it is composed of 55% red, 45% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:18 Y:100 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, Poster Yellow has a hue of 49°, 100% 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.

Poster Yellow is an RAL Design color with the number 090 80 80. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Poster Yellow hex code is #ECC100 with equivalent RGB (236, 193, 0). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Poster Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#ECC100
RGB Values(236, 193, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 18%, 100%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(49°, 100%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#133EFF [Blue (RYB)]
Closest Pantone®7406 C
Closest RAL1021 [Rape yellow]
Complementary Color#002BEC [Bluebonnet]
Poster Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8F8F8F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B9B9B9
Weighted Average (Luma)#BCBCBC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D8D8D8

Poster Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of ECC100. Complementary color is 002BEC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Poster Yellow is Bluebonnet with the hex code #002BEC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #ECC100 color is offered by #002BEC. 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.

ECC100 002BEC
Analogous color palette with (ECC100, A1EC00 and EC4B00)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Poster Yellow (#ECC100) are Spring Bud (#A1EC00) and Persimmon (#EC4B00). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Poster 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.

ECC100 A1EC00 EC4B00
Split Complementary color palette with (ECC100, 00A1EC and 4B00EC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Poster Yellow (#ECC100) are #00A1EC (Vivid Cerulean) and #4B00EC (Electric Ultramarine). 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.

ECC100 00A1EC 4B00EC
Triadic color palette with (ECC100, 00ECC1 and C100EC)

Triadic Palette

Poster Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00ECC1 (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #C100EC (Vivid Mulberry) along with #ECC100 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

ECC100 00ECC1 C100EC
Tetradic color palette with (ECC100, 00ECC1, 002BEC and EC002B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Poster Yellow has four colors - #00ECC1 (Sea Green (Crayola)), #002BEC (Bluebonnet) and #EC002B (Spanish Red) in addition to the base color (#ECC100). 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.

ECC100 00ECC1 002BEC EC002B
Square color palette with (ECC100, 00EC4B, 002BEC and EC00A1)

Square Palette

Poster Yellow square color palette has #00EC4B (Malachite), #002BEC (Bluebonnet) and #EC00A1 (Fashion Fuchsia). 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.

ECC100 00EC4B 002BEC EC00A1
Rainbow color

Poster Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Poster 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.

ECC100 4DEC00 00EC7D 0090EC 3A00EC EC00D4 EC000A

Tints, Tones & Shades of Poster Yellow Color


  • Transparent F0CD33F0CD33
  • Transparent F2D44DF2D44D
  • Transparent F4DA66F4DA66
  • Transparent F6E080F6E080
  • Transparent F7E699F7E699
  • Transparent F9ECB3F9ECB3
  • Transparent FBF3CCFBF3CC
  • Transparent FDF9E6FDF9E6


  • Transparent D6B41AD6B41A
  • Transparent CCAE26CCAE26
  • Transparent C1A733C1A733
  • Transparent B6A140B6A140
  • Transparent AB9A4DAB9A4D
  • Transparent A0945AA0945A
  • Transparent 968D66968D66
  • Transparent 8B87738B8773


  • Transparent BD9A00BD9A00
  • Transparent A58700A58700
  • Transparent 8E74008E7400
  • Transparent 766100766100
  • Transparent 5E4D005E4D00
  • Transparent 473A00473A00
  • Transparent 2F27002F2700
  • Transparent 181300181300

Poster Yellow Color Patterns

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    Poster Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Poster Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Poster Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Poster Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Poster Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Poster Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Poster Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Poster Yellow Plaid Pattern

Poster Yellow Color Interior Ideas

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