Faux-Sonic silver (#73737e) color information

The hexidecimal color, #73737e, greatly resembles "Sonic silver" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Sonic silver (#73737e), used in media, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture. Samsung is a brand that uses this color.

#73737e Breakdown

#73737e is made up of (115, 115, 126) in RGB colorspace and (8.73, 8.73, 0.00, 50.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7566206 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #73737e to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #73737e luma #116.13
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 115, 126) 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, 126.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 3.70, -5.21)
cmyk cmyk(8.73, 8.73, 0.00, 50.59) 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 (#73737e)

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

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

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

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

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

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

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

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

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

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

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Faux-Sonic silver (#73737e)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #73737e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #73737e

When you combine pure black with this color, #73737e, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #73737e

Tones are produced by blending #73737e with gray

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

#73737e → #7c7c72
#73737e → #9d9da4
#73737e → #ffffff
#73737e → #77727c
#73737e → #45454b
#73737e → #72777c

How #73737e looks in different atmospheres

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

#73737e popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#73737emight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Sonic silver (#73737e)

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

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#73737e in programming

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 #73737e
Java new Color(115, 115, 126);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 115, 126);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:115 blue:126 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 115f, 126f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:115, blue:126, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7e7373
Python Color('#73737e')

Base Conversions of hex color #73737e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #73737e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7566206 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 115, 126.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 01110011 01111110
Hex 73 73 7e
Octal 163 163 176
Decimal 115 115 126

Icons incorporating the color #73737e

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

Color #73737e on different backgrounds

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