Faux-Sonic silver (#737475) color information

#737475 is the hex color code that is a variation of "Sonic silver" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Sonic silver (#737475), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Olympus, Texas A&M University, and Microsoft Surface have ties to this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Sonic silver (#737475)

#737475 is made up of (115, 116, 117) in RGB colorspace and (1.71, 0.85, 0.00, 54.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7566453 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #737475 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #737475. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #737475 luma #115.70
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 116, 117) Adobe RGB (112.00, 114.00, 115.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 45%, 46%) Closest named color Sonic silver
rgba rgba(115.0, 116.0, 117.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, -0.69, -0.73)
cmyk cmyk(1.71, 0.85, 0.00, 54.12) CIE-L*ab (48.26, -0.91, -0.97)
hsv hsv(240.00, 1.10, 45.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 1.33, 226.83)
hsb hsb(240.00, 2.17, 46.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, -1.71, -1.18)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Sonic silver (#737475)

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" #737475 and the second color is called the "compliment" #757572.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Sonic silver (#737475)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #737475 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #757572.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#737475)

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 (#737475)

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 (#737475)

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 #737475

When you combine pure white with this color, #737475, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #737475

Darker shades are produced by blending #737475 with black

Tones of #737475

Tones of #737475 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #737475

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 #737475 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#737475 → #757572
#737475 → #9d9d9e
#737475 → #ffffff
#737475 → #747275
#737475 → #454546
#737475 → #727475

Faux-Sonic silver (#737475) in different environments

Seeing #737475 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 #737475 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Sonic silver (#737475)

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

#737475might 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 #737475

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#737475. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Texas A&M University
Microsoft Surface
University of North Carolina
Continental AG
Olympus

Programming Language Syntax for #737475

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 #737475
Java new Color(115, 116, 117);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 116, 117);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:116 blue:117 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 116f, 117f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:116, blue:117, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $757473
Python Color('#737475')

Base Conversions of hex color #737475

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #737475. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7566453 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 116, 117.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 01110100 01110101
Hex 73 74 75
Octal 163 164 165
Decimal 115 116 117

Icons incorporating the color #737475

If you're considering using #737475 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #737475 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #737475 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 #737475 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #737475 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #737475 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #737475 background.
This text is hex color #737475 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #737475 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #737475 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #737475 and white (#ffffff) background.