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Hex #b59e97

#b59e97 is a great light orange shade for your next project. Scroll down for #b59e97 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#b59e97 Conversion table


orange (light orange)


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R 181   G 158   B 151   copy to clipboard


H 14   S 0.17   L 0.65


C 0%   M 9%   Y 12%   K 29%
Usage of orange The color #b59e97 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#b59e97 Conversion and Usage

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

#b59e97 to RGB conversion

181% RED
158% GREEN
151% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(181, 158, 151); // for text color
background-color: rgb(181, 158, 151); // for background color

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#b59e97 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 9.02 % 11.76 % 29.02 %

#b59e97 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
14 0.17 0.65

CSS code: color: hsl(14, 17%, 65%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #b59e97

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 #b59e97

Color Examples: This is a orange Heading in #b59e97

This shows how text with the hex-color #b59e97 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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