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Hex #b37179

#b37179 is a great light red shade for your next project. Scroll down for #b37179 color information, color shades and color usage information.



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#b37179 Conversion table

Category

red (light red)

HEX

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 RGB

R 179   G 113   B 121   copy to clipboard

 HSL

H 352.73   S 0.3   L 0.57

 CMYK

C 0%   M 26%   Y 23%   K 30%
Usage of red The color #b37179 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#b37179 Conversion and Usage

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

#b37179 to RGB conversion

Red179
179% RED
Green113
113% GREEN
Blue121
121% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(179, 113, 121); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(179, 113, 121); // for css background-color

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#b37179 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 25.88 % 22.75 % 29.8 %

#b37179 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
352.727 0.3 0.57

CSS code: color: hsl(352.7, 30%, 57%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #b37179

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 #b37179

Color Examples: This is a red Heading in #b37179

This shows how text with the hex-color #b37179 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 you are doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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