Faux-Sonic silver (#73737c) color information

Hex color #73737c almost matches the color named "Sonic silver" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Sonic silver (#73737c), in advertising materials, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for health care. Olympus and Samsung are a couple of companies using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #73737c

#73737c is made up of (115, 115, 124) in RGB colorspace and (7.26, 7.26, 0.00, 51.37) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7566204 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #73737c to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #73737c luma #115.90
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 115, 124) Adobe RGB (115.00, 112.00, 124.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 45%, 49%) Closest named color Sonic silver
rgba rgba(115.0, 115.0, 124.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 3.70, -5.21)
cmyk cmyk(7.26, 7.26, 0.00, 51.37) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 4.73, -6.57)
hsv hsv(240.00, 4.26, 47.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 8.10, 305.75)
hsb hsb(240.00, 8.16, 49.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 2.10, -9.83)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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

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" #73737c and the second color is called the "compliment" #7c7c72.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

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

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #73737c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7c7c72.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

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

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

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

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

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

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #73737c

Lighter shades are produced by blending #73737c with white

Faux-Sonic silver (#73737c)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #73737c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #73737c

When you combine pure gray with this color, #73737c, tones are produced.

Faux-Sonic silver (#73737c) Gradients

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 #73737c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#73737c → #7c7c72
#73737c → #9d9da3
#73737c → #ffffff
#73737c → #77727c
#73737c → #45454a
#73737c → #72777c

#73737c in different lighting conditions

Seeing #73737c 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 #73737c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #73737c

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

#73737cmight 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.

#73737c popular opposites

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

Samsung
Olympus

#73737c in coding

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 #73737c
Java new Color(115, 115, 124);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 115, 124);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:115 blue:124 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 115f, 124f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:115, blue:124, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7c7373
Python Color('#73737c')

Base Conversions of hex color #73737c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #73737c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7566204 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 115, 124.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 01110011 01111100
Hex 73 73 7c
Octal 163 163 174
Decimal 115 115 124

Icons incorporating the color #73737c

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

Color #73737c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #73737c 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 #73737c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #73737c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #73737c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #73737c background.
This text is hex color #73737c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #73737c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #73737c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #73737c and white (#ffffff) background.