Faux-Sonic silver (#73747b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #73747b, is related to "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 (#73747b), used in branding, 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, University of North Carolina, and Olympus are the companies in our database using this color.

#73747b Breakdown

#73747b is made up of (115, 116, 123) in RGB colorspace and (6.50, 5.69, 0.00, 51.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7566459 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #73747b to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #73747b luma #116.38
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 116, 123) 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, 123.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 3.70, -3.72)
cmyk cmyk(6.50, 5.69, 0.00, 51.76) 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)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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

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" #73747b and the second color is called the "compliment" #7a7a72.

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 (#73747b)

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

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 (#73747b)

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 (#73747b)

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 (#73747b)

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 (#73747b)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #73747b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #73747b

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

Tones of #73747b

Tones are produced by blending #73747b with gray

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

#73747b → #7a7a72
#73747b → #9d9da2
#73747b → #ffffff
#73747b → #76727a
#73747b → #454549
#73747b → #72767a

How #73747b looks in different atmospheres

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

#73747b 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.

#73747bmight 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 (#73747b)

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

Samsung
University of North Carolina
Olympus

#73747b 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 #73747b
Java new Color(115, 116, 123);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 116, 123);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:116 blue:123 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 116f, 123f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:116, blue:123, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7b7473
Python Color('#73747b')

Base Conversions of hex color #73747b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #73747b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7566459 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 116, 123.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 01110100 01111011
Hex 73 74 7b
Octal 163 164 173
Decimal 115 116 123

Icons incorporating the color #73747b

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

Color #73747b on different backgrounds

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