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Hex #a8959d

#a8959d is a great light pink shade for your next project. Scroll down for #a8959d color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#a8959d Conversion table


pink (light pink)


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R 168   G 149   B 157   copy to clipboard


H 334.74   S 0.1   L 0.62


C 0%   M 7%   Y 4%   K 34%
Usage of pink The color #a8959d is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#a8959d Conversion and Usage

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

#a8959d to RGB conversion

168% RED
149% GREEN
157% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(168, 149, 157); // for text color
background-color: rgb(168, 149, 157); // for background color

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#a8959d to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 7.45 % 4.31 % 34.12 %

#a8959d to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
334.737 0.1 0.62

CSS code: color: hsl(334.7, 10%, 62%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #a8959d

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 #a8959d

Color Examples: This is a pink Heading in #a8959d

This shows how text with the hex-color #a8959d 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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