#737E7B Hex Code

Color Name: Smoke

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What is hex #737E7B Color?

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The color name of hex code #737E7B is Smoke. The RGB values are (115, 126, 123) which means it is composed of 32% red, 35% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:9 M:0 Y:2 K:51. In the HSV/HSB scale, #737E7B has a hue of 164°, 9% saturation and a brightness value of 49%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Hex #737E7B Color Codes

Color NameSmoke
RGB Values(115, 126, 123)
CMYK Values(9%, 0%, 2%, 51%)
HSV/HSB Values(164°, 9%, 49%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#8C8184 [Rocket Metallic]
Closest Pantone®444 C
Closest RAL9023 [Pearl dark grey]
Complementary Color#7E7376 [Sonic Silver]
#737E7B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#797979
Desaturated#797979
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Luma)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B3B3B3

Hex #737E7B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 737E7B. Complementary color is 7E7376

Complementary Palette

The complement of #737E7B is #7E7376 which is called Sonic Silver. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #737E7B color is offered by #7E7376. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (737E7B, 737C7E and 737E76)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #737E7B are #737C7E and #737E76, called AuroMetalSaurus and Smoke, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #737E7B with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (737E7B, 7E737C and 7E7673)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #737E7B are #7E737C (Sonic Silver) and #7E7673 (Sonic Silver). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (737E7B, 7B737E and 7E7B73)

Triadic Palette

#737E7B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7B737E (Sonic Silver) and #7E7B73 (Sonic Silver) along with #737E7B, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (737E7B, 7B737E, 7E7376 and 767E73)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #737E7B has #7B737E (Sonic Silver), #7E7376 (Sonic Silver) and #767E73 (Smoke). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (737E7B, 76737E, 7E7376 and 7C7E73)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #737E7B contains #76737E (Sonic Silver), #7E7376 (Sonic Silver) and #7C7E73 (Smoke). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Hex #737E7B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #737E7B rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

#737E7B Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 737E7B

    Smoke gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 737E7B

    Smoke vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 737E7B

    Smoke polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 737E7B

    Smoke honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 737E7B

    Smoke leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 737E7B

    Smoke houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 737E7B

    Smoke trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 737E7B

    Smoke plaid pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.