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Hex #e15a59

#e15a59 is a great light red shade for your next project. Scroll down for #e15a59 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#e15a59 Conversion table


red (light red)


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R 225   G 90   B 89   copy to clipboard


H 0.44   S 0.69   L 0.62


C 0%   M 53%   Y 53%   K 12%
Usage of red The color #e15a59 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#e15a59 Conversion and Usage

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

#e15a59 to RGB conversion

225% RED
89% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(225, 90, 89); // for text color
background-color: rgb(225, 90, 89); // for background color

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#e15a59 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 52.94 % 53.33 % 11.76 %

#e15a59 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
0.441 0.69 0.62

CSS code: color: hsl(0.4, 69%, 62%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #e15a59

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 #e15a59

Color Examples: This is a red Heading in #e15a59

This shows how text with the hex-color #e15a59 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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