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Hex #dcd9e5

#dcd9e5 is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #dcd9e5 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#dcd9e5 Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 220   G 217   B 229   copy to clipboard


H 255   S 0.19   L 0.87


C 4%   M 5%   Y 0%   K 10%
Usage of blue The color #dcd9e5 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#dcd9e5 Conversion and Usage

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

#dcd9e5 to RGB conversion

220% RED
217% GREEN
229% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(220, 217, 229); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(220, 217, 229); // for css background-color

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#dcd9e5 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
3.53 % 4.71 % 0 % 10.2 %

#dcd9e5 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
255 0.19 0.87

CSS code: color: hsl(255, 19%, 87%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #dcd9e5

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 #dcd9e5

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #dcd9e5

This shows how text with the hex-color #dcd9e5 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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