Faux-Sonic silver (#73747f) color information

Hex color #73747f is very close to "Sonic silver" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Sonic silver (#73747f), in branding, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for health care. Samsung is a company using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #73747f

#73747f is made up of (115, 116, 127) in RGB colorspace and (9.45, 8.66, 0.00, 50.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7566463 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #73747f to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #73747f luma #116.83
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 116, 127) Adobe RGB (114.00, 112.00, 127.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 45%, 50%) Closest named color Sonic silver
rgba rgba(115.0, 116.0, 127.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 3.70, -6.70)
cmyk cmyk(9.45, 8.66, 0.00, 50.20) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 4.73, -8.32)
hsv hsv(240.00, 5.26, 47.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 9.57, 299.62)
hsb hsb(240.00, 10.00, 50.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 0.99, -12.33)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Sonic silver (#73747f)

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" #73747f while the second is the "compliment" #7f7f72.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

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

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #73747f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7f7f72.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

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

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#73747f)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#73747f)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #73747f

Lighter shades are produced by blending #73747f with white

Faux-Sonic silver (#73747f)'s Darker shades

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

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

When you combine pure gray with this color, #73747f, tones are produced.

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

#73747f → #7f7f72
#73747f → #9d9da5
#73747f → #ffffff
#73747f → #79727f
#73747f → #45454c
#73747f → #72797f

#73747f in different lighting conditions

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

Named colors and Paints related to #73747f

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

#73747fmight 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.

#73747f 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#73747f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#73747f 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 #73747f
Java new Color(115, 116, 127);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 116, 127);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:116 blue:127 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 116f, 127f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:116, blue:127, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7f7473
Python Color('#73747f')

Base Conversions of hex color #73747f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #73747f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7566463 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 116, 127.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 01110100 01111111
Hex 73 74 7f
Octal 163 164 177
Decimal 115 116 127

#73747f Icons

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

Color Faux-Sonic silver (#73747f) on different backgrounds

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