Faux-Toolbox (#747ab8) color information

The hexidecimal color, #747ab8, may be mistaken for "Toolbox" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Toolbox (#747ab8), in media, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #747ab8

#747ab8 is made up of (116, 122, 184) in RGB colorspace and (36.96, 33.70, 0.00, 27.84) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7633592 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #6666cc. White should be used ontop of #747ab8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #747ab8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #747ab8 luma #127.09
Websafe hex #6666cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(116, 122, 184) Adobe RGB (119.00, 120.00, 180.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 48%, 72%) Closest named color Toolbox
rgba rgba(116.0, 122.0, 184.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (45.83, 12.03, -33.77)
cmyk cmyk(36.96, 33.70, 0.00, 27.84) CIE-L*ab (52.95, 14.38, -33.34)
hsv hsv(233.33, 32.53, 58.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (52.95, 36.31, 293.33)
hsb hsb(233.33, 37.50, 72.00) CIE-L*uv (52.95, -4.80, -52.47)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Toolbox (#747ab8)

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" #747ab8 and the second color is called the "compliment" #b7af72.

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-Toolbox (#747ab8)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #747ab8 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #b7af72.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Toolbox (#747ab8)

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-Toolbox (#747ab8)

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-Toolbox (#747ab8)

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 shades of #747ab8

Lighter shades are produced by blending #747ab8 with white

Darker shades of #747ab8

Darker shades are produced by blending #747ab8 with black

Tones of #747ab8

Tones are produced by blending #747ab8 with gray

Gradients including #747ab8

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 #747ab8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#747ab8 → #b7af72
#747ab8 → #9da1cd
#747ab8 → #ffffff
#747ab8 → #8d72b7
#747ab8 → #45496e
#747ab8 → #729db7

How #747ab8 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #747ab8 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 #747ab8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #747ab8

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

#747ab8might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #747ab8

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#747ab8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #747ab8

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 #747ab8
Java new Color(116, 122, 184);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 116, 122, 184);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:116 green:122 blue:184 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(116f, 122f, 184f);
Swift UIColor(red:116, green:122, blue:184, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b87a74
Python Color('#747ab8')

Base Conversions of hex color #747ab8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #747ab8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7633592 while the individual RGB conversions are: 116, 122, 184.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110100 01111010 10111000
Hex 74 7a b8
Octal 164 172 270
Decimal 116 122 184

Icons incorporating the color #747ab8

If you're considering using #747ab8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #747ab8 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #747ab8 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 #747ab8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #747ab8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #747ab8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #747ab8 background.
This text is hex color #747ab8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #747ab8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #747ab8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #747ab8 and white (#ffffff) background.