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Hex #255259

#255259 is a great dark blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #255259 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#255259 Conversion table


blue (dark blue)


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R 37   G 82   B 89   copy to clipboard


H 188.08   S 0.41   L 0.25


C 20%   M 3%   Y 0%   K 65%
Usage of blue The color #255259 is a great dark shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#255259 Conversion and Usage

Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.

#255259 to RGB conversion

37% RED
89% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(37, 82, 89); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(37, 82, 89); // for css background-color

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#255259 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
20.39 % 2.75 % 0 % 65.1 %

#255259 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
188.077 0.41 0.25

CSS code: color: hsl(188.1, 41%, 25%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #255259

Recommendations for light backgrounds in respect of a good contrast.

Usage for Text: recommended
Usage for headings: recommended
Usage as fill color: use with caution on large areas
Usage for buttons: recommended

As a rather dark shade, this color can very well be used to color smaller elements (like text and buttons). Due to its darkness it gives good contrast, also if used on white background. Readability of text is perfectly ok.

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #255259

This shows how text with the hex-color #255259 would look on a white background. Because of the darkness of the color this color is recommended to be used as font-color. However, if you know what you are doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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Blue Webdesign Color Scheme based on #255259

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