Faux-Sonic silver (#737479) color information

The hexidecimal color, #737479, 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 (#737479), used in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to agriculture. Samsung, University of North Carolina, and Olympus are the companies in our database using this color.

#737479 Breakdown

#737479 is made up of (115, 116, 121) in RGB colorspace and (4.96, 4.13, 0.00, 52.55) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7566457 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #737479 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #737479. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #737479 luma #116.15
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 116, 121) 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, 121.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 3.70, -2.22)
cmyk cmyk(4.96, 4.13, 0.00, 52.55) 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 (#737479)

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" #737479 while the second is the "compliment" #777772.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Sonic silver (#737479)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #737479 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #777772.

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 (#737479)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#737479)

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

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 (#737479)

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 (#737479)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #737479 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #737479

When you combine pure black with this color, #737479, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Sonic silver (#737479)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #737479 with gray

#737479 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 #737479 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#737479 → #777772
#737479 → #9d9da1
#737479 → #ffffff
#737479 → #757277
#737479 → #454548
#737479 → #727577

How #737479 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #737479 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 #737479 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#737479 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.

#737479might 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 (#737479)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#737479. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

University of North Carolina

#737479 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 #737479
Java new Color(115, 116, 121);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 116, 121);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:116 blue:121 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 116f, 121f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:116, blue:121, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $797473
Python Color('#737479')

Base Conversions of hex color #737479

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #737479. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7566457 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 116, 121.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 01110100 01111001
Hex 73 74 79
Octal 163 164 171
Decimal 115 116 121

#737479 Icons

If you're considering using #737479 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Sonic silver (#737479) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #737479 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 #737479 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #737479 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #737479 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #737479 background.
This text is hex color #737479 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #737479 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #737479 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #737479 and white (#ffffff) background.