Faux-Sonic silver (#737477) color information

#737477 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 (#737477), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants. Continental AG, Olympus, and Samsung are just some of the companies that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Sonic silver (#737477)

#737477 is made up of (115, 116, 119) in RGB colorspace and (3.36, 2.52, 0.00, 53.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7566455 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #737477 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #737477. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #737477 luma #115.92
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 116, 119) Adobe RGB (118.00, 112.00, 118.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 45%, 47%) Closest named color Sonic silver
rgba rgba(115.0, 116.0, 119.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 3.70, -2.22)
cmyk cmyk(3.36, 2.52, 0.00, 53.33) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 4.73, -2.90)
hsv hsv(240.00, 2.17, 46.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 5.55, 328.49)
hsb hsb(240.00, 4.26, 47.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 4.38, -4.70)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Sonic silver (#737477)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #737477 while the second is the "compliment" #777772.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Sonic silver (#737477)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #737477 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #777772.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#737477)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 (#737477)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#737477)

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 #737477

When you combine pure white with this color, #737477, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #737477

Darker shades are produced by blending #737477 with black

Faux-Sonic silver (#737477)'s Tones

Tones of #737477 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #737477

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 #737477 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#737477 → #777772
#737477 → #9d9d9f
#737477 → #ffffff
#737477 → #757277
#737477 → #454547
#737477 → #727577

Faux-Sonic silver (#737477) in different environments

Seeing #737477 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 #737477 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Sonic silver (#737477)

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

#737477might 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 #737477

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#737477. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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

Programming Language Syntax for #737477

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 #737477
Java new Color(115, 116, 119);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 116, 119);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:116 blue:119 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 116f, 119f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:116, blue:119, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $777473
Python Color('#737477')

Base Conversions of hex color #737477

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #737477. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7566455 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 116, 119.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 01110100 01110111
Hex 73 74 77
Octal 163 164 167
Decimal 115 116 119

#737477 Icons

If you're considering using #737477 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Sonic silver (#737477) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #737477 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 #737477 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #737477 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #737477 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #737477 background.
This text is hex color #737477 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #737477 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #737477 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #737477 and white (#ffffff) background.