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Special Yellow Color

HEX #DCC750 / RGB (220, 199, 80)

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What is Special Yellow Color?

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Special Yellow has the hex code #DCC750. The equivalent RGB values are (220, 199, 80), which means it is composed of 44% red, 40% green and 16% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:10 Y:64 K:14. In the HSV/HSB scale, Special Yellow has a hue of 51°, 64% saturation and a brightness value of 86%.
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.

Special Yellow color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, special yellow can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Special Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#DCC750
RGB Values(220, 199, 80)
CMYK Values(0%, 10%, 64%, 14%)
HSV/HSB Values(51°, 64%, 86%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC66
Inverse Color#2338AF [Denim Blue]
Closest Pantone®458 C
Closest RAL1017 [Saffron yellow]
Complementary Color#5065DC [Royal Blue]
Special Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C0C0C0
Weighted Average (Luma)#C3C3C3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DBDBDB

Special Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DCC750. Complementary color is 5065DC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Special Yellow is Royal Blue with the hex code #5065DC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DCC750 color is offered by #5065DC. 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 (DCC750, ABDC50 and DC8150)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Special Yellow (#DCC750) are June Bud (#ABDC50) and Raw Sienna (#DC8150). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Special 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (DCC750, 50ABDC and 8150DC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Special Yellow (#DCC750) are #50ABDC (Carolina Blue) and #8150DC (Lavender Indigo). 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 (DCC750, 50DCC7 and C750DC)

Triadic Palette

Special Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #50DCC7 (Medium Turquoise) and #C750DC (Medium Orchid) along with #DCC750 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 (DCC750, 50DCC7, 5065DC and DC5065)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Special Yellow has four colors - #50DCC7 (Medium Turquoise), #5065DC (Royal Blue) and #DC5065 (Dark Terra Cotta) in addition to the base color (#DCC750). 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 (DCC750, 50DC81, 5065DC and DC50AB)

Square Palette

Special Yellow square color palette has #50DC81 (Emerald), #5065DC (Royal Blue) and #DC50AB (Raspberry 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

Special Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Special 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 Special Yellow Color


  • Transparent E3D273E3D273
  • Transparent E7D885E7D885
  • Transparent EADD96EADD96
  • Transparent EEE3A8EEE3A8
  • Transparent F1E9B9F1E9B9
  • Transparent F5EECBF5EECB
  • Transparent F8F4DCF8F4DC
  • Transparent FCF9EEFCF9EE


  • Transparent CAB95ACAB95A
  • Transparent C0B25EC0B25E
  • Transparent B7AB63B7AB63
  • Transparent AEA468AEA468
  • Transparent A59C6DA59C6D
  • Transparent 9C95729C9572
  • Transparent 928E76928E76
  • Transparent 89877B89877B


  • Transparent B09F40B09F40
  • Transparent 9A8B389A8B38
  • Transparent 847730847730
  • Transparent 6E64286E6428
  • Transparent 585020585020
  • Transparent 423C18423C18
  • Transparent 2C28102C2810
  • Transparent 161408161408

Special Yellow Color Patterns

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    Special Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Special Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Special Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Special Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Special Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Special Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Special Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Special Yellow Plaid Pattern

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