Faux-Sonic silver (#73737a) color information

#73737a is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Sonic silver" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Sonic silver (#73737a), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants. University of North Carolina, Olympus, and Samsung are three companies making use of this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Sonic silver (#73737a)

#73737a is made up of (115, 115, 122) in RGB colorspace and (5.74, 5.74, 0.00, 52.16) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7566202 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #73737a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #73737a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #73737a luma #115.68
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 115, 122) Adobe RGB (117.00, 112.00, 121.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 45%, 48%) Closest named color Sonic silver
rgba rgba(115.0, 115.0, 122.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 3.70, -3.72)
cmyk cmyk(5.74, 5.74, 0.00, 52.16) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 4.73, -4.76)
hsv hsv(240.00, 3.23, 46.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 6.71, 314.82)
hsb hsb(240.00, 6.25, 48.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 3.23, -7.29)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Sonic silver (#73737a)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #73737a and the second color is called the "compliment" #7a7a72.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Sonic silver (#73737a)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #73737a is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7a7a72.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#73737a)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#73737a)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#73737a)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #73737a

When you combine pure white with this color, #73737a, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #73737a

Darker shades are produced by blending #73737a with black

Tones of #73737a

Tones of #73737a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #73737a

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #73737a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#73737a → #7a7a72
#73737a → #9d9da1
#73737a → #ffffff
#73737a → #76727a
#73737a → #454549
#73737a → #72767a

Faux-Sonic silver (#73737a) in different environments

Seeing #73737a on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #73737a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Sonic silver (#73737a)

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#73737amight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #73737a

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#73737a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Samsung
University of North Carolina
Olympus

Programming Language Syntax for #73737a

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #73737a
Java new Color(115, 115, 122);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 115, 122);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:115 blue:122 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 115f, 122f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:115, blue:122, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7a7373
Python Color('#73737a')

Base Conversions of hex color #73737a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #73737a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7566202 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 115, 122.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 01110011 01111010
Hex 73 73 7a
Octal 163 163 172
Decimal 115 115 122

Icons incorporating the color #73737a

If you're considering using #73737a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #73737a on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #73737a colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #73737a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #73737a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #73737a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #73737a background.
This text is hex color #73737a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #73737a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #73737a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #73737a and white (#ffffff) background.