Yellow Metal Color


Yellow Metal is calm, warm-toned shade of warm yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, warm magenta or warm cyan

Inverse Color #8e9cc7
Complementary Color #384571
Color Shade: warm yellow (45.26° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 33.14% (better contrasting with white)
Yellow Metal Color Sample
Yellow Metal Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #716338

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Yellow Metal Color. The Oak Plank color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Tǔ Hēi Black (#574d35) for more calm effect. Try Cattail Brown as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#384571 is the best complementary color to Yellow Metal. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #716338 complementary color is East Bay, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Yellow Metal are #714638 and #627138. Thus found on the left and right of #716338 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Shingle Fawn and Chalet Green colors as they work well with Yellow Metal.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Yellow Metal palette consists of #463871 and #386271 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#384571). Try East Bay and William colors in combination with #716338, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #716338 offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Yellow Metal. Thus Bossanova and Oracle giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Yellow Metal contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary East Bay, Killarney, and Cosmic split by 90° on the color wheel. #716338 square combo is a palette of warm yellow, mid green, cool blue and warm magenta shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Yellow Metal tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#384571) and two others. The Oracle is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cosmic – 120° from the complementary East Bay. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #387163 and #713845.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #716338 is made of 42% red, 37% green and 21% blue. In a HSL mode Yellow Metal has a hue angle of 45.26°, a saturation of 33.73% and a lightness of 33.14%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #716338 is made of 0% cyan, 5.49% magenta, 22.35% yellow and 55.69% black ink.

HEX #716338
RGB Decimal rgb(113,99,56)
RGB Percentage 42%, 37%, 21%
CMYK 0, 5.49, 22.35, 55.69
HSL hsl(45.26,33.73%,33.14%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(45.26,50.44%,44.31%)
CIE-LAB lab(42.3382,-0.7245,26.3618)
XYZ xyz(11.9857,12.7199,5.5649)