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Hex #dcd8cd

#dcd8cd is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #dcd8cd color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#dcd8cd Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 220   G 216   B 205   copy to clipboard


H 44   S 0.18   L 0.83


C 0%   M 2%   Y 6%   K 14%
Usage of yellow The color #dcd8cd is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#dcd8cd Conversion and Usage

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

#dcd8cd to RGB conversion

220% RED
216% GREEN
205% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(220, 216, 205); // for text color
background-color: rgb(220, 216, 205); // for background color

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#dcd8cd to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 1.57 % 5.88 % 13.73 %

#dcd8cd to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
44 0.18 0.83

CSS code: color: hsl(44, 18%, 83%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #dcd8cd

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 #dcd8cd

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #dcd8cd

This shows how text with the hex-color #dcd8cd 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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