Faux-Sonic silver (#7a7b79) color information

#7a7b79 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Sonic silver" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Sonic silver (#7a7b79), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants. University of North Carolina, Olympus, and Samsung are three companies making use of this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Sonic silver (#7a7b79)

#7a7b79 is made up of (122, 123, 121) in RGB colorspace and (0.81, 0.00, 1.63, 51.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8027001 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #7a7b79 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7a7b79. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7a7b79 luma #122.35
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(122, 123, 121) Adobe RGB (118.00, 125.00, 120.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(48%, 48%, 47%) Closest named color Sonic silver
rgba rgba(122.0, 123.0, 121.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (44.72, -4.09, 1.07)
cmyk cmyk(0.81, 0.00, 1.63, 51.76) CIE-L*ab (51.84, -5.27, 1.41)
hsv hsv(60.00, 1.05, 47.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (51.84, 5.46, 165.02)
hsb hsb(60.00, 2.08, 48.00) CIE-L*uv (51.84, -5.97, 2.77)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Sonic silver (#7a7b79)

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" #7a7b79 while the second is the "compliment" #77777a.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Sonic silver (#7a7b79)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #7a7b79 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #77777a.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#7a7b79)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#7a7b79)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Sonic silver (#7a7b79)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #7a7b79

When you combine pure white with this color, #7a7b79, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #7a7b79

Darker shades are produced by blending #7a7b79 with black

Faux-Sonic silver (#7a7b79)'s Tones

Tones of #7a7b79 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #7a7b79

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 #7a7b79 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7a7b79 → #77777a
#7a7b79 → #a1a2a1
#7a7b79 → #ffffff
#7a7b79 → #797a77
#7a7b79 → #494948
#7a7b79 → #7a7977

Faux-Sonic silver (#7a7b79) in different environments

Seeing #7a7b79 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 #7a7b79 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Sonic silver (#7a7b79)

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

#7a7b79might 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 #7a7b79

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#7a7b79. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #7a7b79

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 #7a7b79
Java new Color(122, 123, 121);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 122, 123, 121);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:122 green:123 blue:121 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(122f, 123f, 121f);
Swift UIColor(red:122, green:123, blue:121, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $797b7a
Python Color('#7a7b79')

Base Conversions of hex color #7a7b79

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7a7b79. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8027001 while the individual RGB conversions are: 122, 123, 121.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111010 01111011 01111001
Hex 7a 7b 79
Octal 172 173 171
Decimal 122 123 121

#7a7b79 Icons

If you're considering using #7a7b79 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Sonic silver (#7a7b79) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7a7b79 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 #7a7b79 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7a7b79 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7a7b79 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7a7b79 background.
This text is hex color #7a7b79 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7a7b79 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7a7b79 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7a7b79 and white (#ffffff) background.