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Lumo Elevation

Elevation is used to indicate elements which are stacked on top of other elements in the UI. This page lists Lumo elevation-related CSS Custom Properties, which you can use to create visually consistent elevation styles.

Lumo includes different levels of elevation that are applied using box-shadow.

DescriptionCSS Custom Property

Extra Large
Elements highest in the stacking order, for example notifications, which should be above all other content.


Elements that rise above most elements in the UI, for example dialogs.


Contextual overlays, for components such as Select and Menu Bar.


Tooltips, etc.


Extra Small
Elements closest to the application background, for example cards.