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Hex #bc8289

#bc8289 is a great light red shade for your next project. Scroll down for #bc8289 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#bc8289 Conversion table


red (light red)


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R 188   G 130   B 137   copy to clipboard


H 352.76   S 0.3   L 0.62


C 0%   M 23%   Y 20%   K 26%
Usage of red The color #bc8289 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#bc8289 Conversion and Usage

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

#bc8289 to RGB conversion

188% RED
130% GREEN
137% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(188, 130, 137); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(188, 130, 137); // for css background-color

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#bc8289 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 22.75 % 20 % 26.27 %

#bc8289 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
352.759 0.3 0.62

CSS code: color: hsl(352.8, 30%, 62%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #bc8289

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 #bc8289

Color Examples: This is a red Heading in #bc8289

This shows how text with the hex-color #bc8289 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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