Faux-Sonic silver (#76737b) color information

Hex color #76737b 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 (#76737b), in media, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with health care. Olympus, Samsung, and University of North Carolina use this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #76737b

#76737b is made up of (118, 115, 123) in RGB colorspace and (4.07, 6.50, 0.00, 51.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7762811 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #76737b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #76737b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #76737b luma #116.69
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(118, 115, 123) Adobe RGB (117.00, 112.00, 121.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(46%, 45%, 48%) Closest named color Sonic silver
rgba rgba(118.0, 115.0, 123.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 3.70, -3.72)
cmyk cmyk(4.07, 6.50, 0.00, 51.76) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 4.73, -4.76)
hsv hsv(260.00, 3.23, 46.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 6.71, 314.82)
hsb hsb(260.00, 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 (#76737b)

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" #76737b and the second color is called the "compliment" #777a72.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Sonic silver (#76737b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #76737b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #777a72.

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 (#76737b)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 (#76737b)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#76737b)

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 #76737b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #76737b with white

Faux-Sonic silver (#76737b)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #76737b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #76737b

When you combine pure gray with this color, #76737b, tones are produced.

Faux-Sonic silver (#76737b) 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 #76737b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#76737b → #777a72
#76737b → #9f9da2
#76737b → #ffffff
#76737b → #79727a
#76737b → #464549
#76737b → #72747a

#76737b in different lighting conditions

Seeing #76737b 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 #76737b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #76737b

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

#76737bmight 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.

#76737b 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#76737b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Samsung
University of North Carolina
Olympus

#76737b 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 #76737b
Java new Color(118, 115, 123);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 118, 115, 123);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:118 green:115 blue:123 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(118f, 115f, 123f);
Swift UIColor(red:118, green:115, blue:123, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7b7376
Python Color('#76737b')

Base Conversions of hex color #76737b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #76737b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7762811 while the individual RGB conversions are: 118, 115, 123.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110110 01110011 01111011
Hex 76 73 7b
Octal 166 163 173
Decimal 118 115 123

Icons incorporating the color #76737b

If you're considering using #76737b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #76737b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #76737b 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 #76737b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #76737b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #76737b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #76737b background.
This text is hex color #76737b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #76737b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #76737b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #76737b and white (#ffffff) background.