Creed Color


Creed 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 #3e5bb5
Complementary Color #4a66c1
Color Shade: warm yellow (45.38° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 52.35% (better contrasting with white)
Creed Color Sample
Creed Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c1a44a

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Creed Color. The Garden Sprout color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Indian Spice (#ae8845) for more calm effect. Try Butterscotch Ripple as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#4a66c1 is the best complementary color to Creed. 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 #c1a44a complementary color is Indigo, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Roti are #c1684a and #a2c14a. Thus found on the left and right of #c1a44a on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Fuzzy Wuzzy Brown and Celery colors as they work well with Creed.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Creed palette consists of #684ac1 and #4aa2c1 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#4a66c1). Try Fuchsia Blue and Pelorous colors in combination with #c1a44a, 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 #c1a44a offers a combination of violet and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Creed. Thus Amethyst and Puerto Rico giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Creed contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Indigo, Emerald, and Mulberry split by 90° on the color wheel. #c1a44a square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool 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. Creed tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#4a66c1) and two others. The Puerto Rico is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Blush – 120° from the complementary Indigo. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #4ac1a4 and #c14a66.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c1a44a is made of 45% red, 38% green and 17% blue. In a HSL mode Creed has a hue angle of 45.38°, a saturation of 48.97% and a lightness of 52.35%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c1a44a is made of 0% cyan, 11.38% magenta, 46.67% yellow and 24.31% black ink.

HEX #c1a44a
RGB Decimal rgb(193,164,74)
RGB Percentage 45%, 38%, 17%
CMYK 0, 11.38, 46.67, 24.31
HSL hsl(45.38,48.97%,52.35%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(45.38,61.66%,75.69%)
CIE-LAB lab(68.3018,0.0734,49.5566)
XYZ xyz(36.5038,38.3828,11.9632)