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Hex #515d74

#515d74 is a great dark blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #515d74 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#515d74 Conversion table


blue (dark blue)


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R 81   G 93   B 116   copy to clipboard


H 219.43   S 0.18   L 0.39


C 14%   M 9%   Y 0%   K 55%
Usage of blue The color #515d74 is a great dark shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#515d74 Conversion and Usage

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

#515d74 to RGB conversion

81% RED
116% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(81, 93, 116); // for text color
background-color: rgb(81, 93, 116); // for background color

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#515d74 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
13.73 % 9.02 % 0 % 54.51 %

#515d74 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
219.429 0.18 0.39

CSS code: color: hsl(219.4, 18%, 39%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #515d74

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 #515d74

This shows how text with the hex-color #515d74 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 youre doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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