Faux-Sonic silver (#73767a) color information

The hexidecimal color, #73767a, is very close to "Sonic silver" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Sonic silver (#73767a), in branding, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to agriculture. University of North Carolina, Olympus, and Samsung are the companies in our database using this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Sonic silver (#73767a)

#73767a is made up of (115, 118, 122) in RGB colorspace and (5.74, 3.28, 0.00, 52.16) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7566970 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #73767a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #73767a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #73767a luma #117.44
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 118, 122) Adobe RGB (115.00, 117.00, 121.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 46%, 48%) Closest named color Sonic silver
rgba rgba(115.0, 118.0, 122.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (42.43, -0.46, -2.03)
cmyk cmyk(5.74, 3.28, 0.00, 52.16) CIE-L*ab (49.50, -0.60, -2.63)
hsv hsv(220.00, 3.23, 46.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (49.50, 2.70, 257.15)
hsb hsb(220.00, 6.25, 48.00) CIE-L*uv (49.50, -2.29, -3.53)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Sonic silver (#73767a)

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" #73767a and the second color is called the "compliment" #7a7772.

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 (#73767a)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #73767a is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7a7772.

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 (#73767a)

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 (#73767a)

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 (#73767a)

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 #73767a

When you combine pure white with this color, #73767a, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #73767a

Darker shades of #73767a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #73767a

Tones are produced by blending #73767a with gray

Faux-Sonic silver (#73767a) 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 #73767a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#73767a → #7a7772
#73767a → #9d9fa1
#73767a → #ffffff
#73767a → #74727a
#73767a → #454649
#73767a → #72797a

How #73767a looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #73767a 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 #73767a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Sonic silver (#73767a)

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

#73767amight 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.

#73767a 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#73767a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#73767a 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 #73767a
Java new Color(115, 118, 122);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 118, 122);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:118 blue:122 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 118f, 122f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:118, blue:122, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7a7673
Python Color('#73767a')

Base Conversions of hex color #73767a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #73767a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7566970 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 118, 122.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 01110110 01111010
Hex 73 76 7a
Octal 163 166 172
Decimal 115 118 122

#73767a Icons

If you're considering using #73767a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Sonic silver (#73767a) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #73767a 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 #73767a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #73767a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #73767a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #73767a background.
This text is hex color #73767a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #73767a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #73767a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #73767a and white (#ffffff) background.