Faux-Sonic silver (#73747a) color information

#73747a is the hex color code that is related to "Sonic silver" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Sonic silver (#73747a), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Olympus, Samsung, and University of North Carolina are three companies making use of this color.

Breakdown of #73747a

#73747a is made up of (115, 116, 122) in RGB colorspace and (5.74, 4.92, 0.00, 52.16) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7566458 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #73747a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #73747a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #73747a luma #116.26
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 116, 122) Adobe RGB (117.00, 112.00, 121.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 45%, 48%) Closest named color Sonic silver
rgba rgba(115.0, 116.0, 122.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 3.70, -3.72)
cmyk cmyk(5.74, 4.92, 0.00, 52.16) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 4.73, -4.76)
hsv hsv(240.00, 3.23, 46.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 6.71, 314.82)
hsb hsb(240.00, 6.25, 48.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 3.23, -7.29)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Sonic silver (#73747a)

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" #73747a while the second is the "compliment" #7a7a72.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Sonic silver (#73747a)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #73747a is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7a7a72.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#73747a)

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 (#73747a)

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 (#73747a)

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.

Faux-Sonic silver (#73747a)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #73747a with white

Darker variations of #73747a

When you combine pure black with this color, #73747a, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Sonic silver (#73747a)'s Tones

Tones of #73747a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#73747a 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 #73747a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#73747a → #7a7a72
#73747a → #9d9da1
#73747a → #ffffff
#73747a → #76727a
#73747a → #454549
#73747a → #72767a

Faux-Sonic silver (#73747a) in different environments

Seeing #73747a 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 #73747a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #73747a

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

#73747amight 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 (#73747a)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#73747a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

University of North Carolina

#73747a 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 #73747a
Java new Color(115, 116, 122);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 116, 122);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:116 blue:122 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 116f, 122f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:116, blue:122, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7a7473
Python Color('#73747a')

Base Conversions of hex color #73747a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #73747a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7566458 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 116, 122.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 01110100 01111010
Hex 73 74 7a
Octal 163 164 172
Decimal 115 116 122

Icons incorporating the color #73747a

If you're considering using #73747a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #73747a on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #73747a 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 #73747a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #73747a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #73747a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #73747a background.
This text is hex color #73747a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #73747a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #73747a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #73747a and white (#ffffff) background.