Faux-Sonic silver (#73747e) color information

The hexidecimal color, #73747e, almost matches the color named "Sonic silver" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Sonic silver (#73747e), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for agriculture. Samsung is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Sonic silver (#73747e)

#73747e is made up of (115, 116, 126) in RGB colorspace and (8.73, 7.94, 0.00, 50.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7566462 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #73747e to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #73747e luma #116.72
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 116, 126) Adobe RGB (115.00, 112.00, 124.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 45%, 49%) Closest named color Sonic silver
rgba rgba(115.0, 116.0, 126.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 3.70, -5.21)
cmyk cmyk(8.73, 7.94, 0.00, 50.59) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 4.73, -6.57)
hsv hsv(240.00, 4.26, 47.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 8.10, 305.75)
hsb hsb(240.00, 8.16, 49.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 2.10, -9.83)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

Stock Photos

Seeing a variation of this color used in photos may be of value. Please note that 2020 Colors is an affiliate of Shutterstock and will receive a percentage of any sales made through this website.

Powered by Shutterstock

Join the Shutterstock Affiliate program using our invite

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

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" #73747e while the second is the "compliment" #7c7c72.

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 (#73747e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #73747e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7c7c72.

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 (#73747e)

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 (#73747e)

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 (#73747e)

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.

Lighter variations of #73747e

When you combine pure white with this color, #73747e, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #73747e

Darker shades of #73747e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

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

Tones are produced by blending #73747e with gray

Faux-Sonic silver (#73747e) 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 #73747e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#73747e → #7c7c72
#73747e → #9d9da4
#73747e → #ffffff
#73747e → #77727c
#73747e → #45454b
#73747e → #72777c

How #73747e looks in different atmospheres

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

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Sonic silver (#73747e)

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

#73747emight 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.

#73747e popular opposites

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

Samsung

#73747e in coding

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 #73747e
Java new Color(115, 116, 126);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 116, 126);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:116 blue:126 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 116f, 126f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:116, blue:126, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7e7473
Python Color('#73747e')

Base Conversions of hex color #73747e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #73747e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7566462 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 116, 126.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 01110100 01111110
Hex 73 74 7e
Octal 163 164 176
Decimal 115 116 126

Icons incorporating the color #73747e

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

Color #73747e on different backgrounds

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