Deco Color


Deco is pale, warm-toned shade of mid yellow. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with mid blue, red magenta or mid cyan

Inverse Color #2d2568
Complementary Color #9e96da
Color Shade: mid yellow (67.16° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 72.35% (better contrasting with black)
Deco Color Sample
Deco Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #d2da97

If you're looking for a similar mid yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Deco Color. The Perfect Pear 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 soft alternative called Lily Scent Green (#e6e6bc) for more calm effect. Try Cardamom Fragrance as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#9e96da is the best complementary color to Deco. 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 #d2da97 complementary color is Cold Purple, 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 Deco are #dac096 and #b0da96. Thus found on the left and right of #d2da97 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Pavlova and Feijoa colors as they work well with Deco.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Deco palette consists of #c096da and #96b0da colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#9e96da). Try Light Wisteria and Polo Blue colors in combination with #d2da97, 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 #d2da97 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 Deco. Thus Light Orchid and Morning Glory giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Deco contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Cold Purple, Vista Blue, and Can Can split by 90° on the color wheel. #d2da97 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. Deco tetradic combo consists of mid blue complementary color (#9e96da) and two others. The Morning Glory is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Petite Orchid – 120° from the complementary Cold Purple. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #96d2da and #da9e96.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #d2da97 is made of 36% red, 38% green and 26% blue. In a HSL mode Deco has a hue angle of 67.16°, a saturation of 47.52% and a lightness of 72.35%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #d2da97 is made of 3.14% cyan, 0% magenta, 26.27% yellow and 14.51% black ink.

HEX #d2da97
RGB Decimal rgb(210,218,151)
RGB Percentage 36%, 38%, 26%
CMYK 3.14, 0, 26.27, 14.51
HSL hsl(67.16,47.52%,72.35%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(67.16,30.73%,85.49%)
CIE-LAB lab(85.0366,-13.2755,32.1457)
XYZ xyz(57.2357,66.0788,39.016)