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Hex #857ba3

#857ba3 is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #857ba3 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#857ba3 Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 133   G 123   B 163   copy to clipboard


H 255   S 0.18   L 0.56


C 12%   M 16%   Y 0%   K 36%
Usage of blue The color #857ba3 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#857ba3 Conversion and Usage

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

#857ba3 to RGB conversion

133% RED
123% GREEN
163% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(133, 123, 163); // for text color
background-color: rgb(133, 123, 163); // for background color

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#857ba3 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
11.76 % 15.69 % 0 % 36.08 %

#857ba3 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
255 0.18 0.56

CSS code: color: hsl(255, 18%, 56%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #857ba3

Recommendations for light backgrounds in respect of a good contrast.

Usage for Text: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage for headings: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage as fill color: recommended
Usage for buttons: watch out for enough contrast

As a rather light shade, this color can very well be used as a fill/background, also to bigger elements. If there is no obvious reason, we do not recommend using it as text-color on white backgrounds (low contrast gives bad accessability-rating). Some usage-examples for #857ba3

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #857ba3

This shows how text with the hex-color #857ba3 would look on a white background. Because of the lightness of the color this color is not 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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