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Hex #8b9395

#8b9395 is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #8b9395 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#8b9395 Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 139   G 147   B 149   copy to clipboard


H 192   S 0.05   L 0.56


C 4%   M 1%   Y 0%   K 42%
Usage of blue The color #8b9395 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#8b9395 Conversion and Usage

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

#8b9395 to RGB conversion

139% RED
147% GREEN
149% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(139, 147, 149); // for text color
background-color: rgb(139, 147, 149); // for background color

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#8b9395 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
3.92 % 0.78 % 0 % 41.57 %

#8b9395 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
192 0.05 0.56

CSS code: color: hsl(192, 5%, 56%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #8b9395

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 #8b9395

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #8b9395

This shows how text with the hex-color #8b9395 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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