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Hex #898989

#898989 is a great light red shade for your next project. Scroll down for #898989 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#898989 Conversion table


red (light red)


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R 137   G 137   B 137   copy to clipboard


H 0   S 0   L 0.54


C 0%   M 0%   Y 0%   K 46%
Usage of red The color #898989 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#898989 Conversion and Usage

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

#898989 to RGB conversion

137% RED
137% GREEN
137% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(137, 137, 137); // for text color
background-color: rgb(137, 137, 137); // for background color

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#898989 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 0 % 0 % 46.27 %

#898989 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
0 0 0.54

CSS code: color: hsl(0, 0%, 54%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #898989

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 #898989

Color Examples: This is a red Heading in #898989

This shows how text with the hex-color #898989 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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