La Rioja Color


La Rioja is soft, warm-toned shade of mid yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid blue, red magenta or mid cyan

Inverse Color #4c3eef
Complementary Color #1d10c1
Color Shade: mid yellow (64.75° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 40.98% (better contrasting with white)
La Rioja Color Sample
La Rioja Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #b3c110

If you're looking for a similar mid yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to La Rioja Color. The Golden Chandelier color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm yellow bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Pickled Lemon (#ddcc11) for more energetic effect. Try Las Palmas as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#1d10c1 is the best complementary color to La Rioja. Mid blue shades generally complement the mid yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #b3c110 complementary color is Torea Bay, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of orange, mid yellow, and yellow green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of La Rioja are #c17610 and #5ac110. Thus found on the left and right of #b3c110 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Meteor and Christi colors as they work well with La Rioja.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary La Rioja palette consists of #7610c1 and #105ac1 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#1d10c1). Try Purple and Denim colors in combination with #b3c110, 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 #b3c110 offers a combination of mid magenta and mid cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the La Rioja. Thus Red Violet and Java giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of La Rioja contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Torea Bay, Mountain Meadow, and Jazzberry Jam split by 90° on the color wheel. #b3c110 square combo is a palette of mid yellow, green cyan, mid blue and red 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. La Rioja tetradic combo consists of mid blue complementary color (#1d10c1) and two others. The Java is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Thunderbird – 120° from the complementary Torea Bay. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #10b2c1 and #c11d10.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #b3c110 is made of 46% red, 50% green and 4% blue. In a HSL mode La Rioja has a hue angle of 64.75°, a saturation of 84.69% and a lightness of 40.98%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #b3c110 is made of 5.49% cyan, 0% magenta, 69.42% yellow and 24.31% black ink.

HEX #b3c110
RGB Decimal rgb(179,193,16)
RGB Percentage 46%, 50%, 4%
CMYK 5.49, 0, 69.42, 24.31
HSL hsl(64.75,84.69%,40.98%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(64.75,91.71%,75.69%)
CIE-LAB lab(74.674,-23.2905,73.5592)
XYZ xyz(37.7539,47.761,7.7192)