Yellow Associations

Graphic Design


Hex Yellow

Czech Republic & Germany: 1st place
US, New Zealand, Sweden, &UK: 3rd place
Canada: 4th place
Australia & Norway: 5th place
Wiki: Horse Show

Pantone Yellow

Palominos. Yellow Labs. Bees (with black). Yellow-bellied Sapsucker.

Sun. Daffodils.

Yellow River (Huang He), China. Yellow Pine, Alabama, USA. Yellow Springs, Kentucky, USA. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana, & Idaho, USA. Amarillo (Spanish for yellow), TX, USA.

“His mama named him Tommy, but folks just called him yellow.” “Follow, follow, follow, follow, follow the yellow brick road.” “Tie a yellow ribbon ’round the ole oak tree.” “We all live in a yellow submarine.” “It was an itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka-dot bikini.”

Subtractive Color Mixing

Banana. Lemon. Egg yolk.

Subtractive Color Mixing

Smiley Face. Rubber Ducky. Tweety Bird, SpongeBob Squarepants. Big Bird.


Maillot Jaune. Yellow card.


YellaWood(R). Mello Yello(R). Yellow #2 pencil. Yellow Pages.


In the interest of harmonious living, I have omitted the viler associations. Other that those, what have I missed?

Thank you for reading,
Katherine Walcott

4 thoughts on “Yellow Associations

    1. Yellow bird
      Yellow is the color of my true love’s hair
      For Dummies books (with black)
      daffodil (among other colors)
      legal pad

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