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Sherwin Williams Dorian Gray (SW 7017) Paint Color


Color Name: Dorian Gray (SW 7017)
Hex Color Code: #ACA79E
RGB Color Code: RGB(172, 167, 158)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 2.9%, 8.1%, 32.5%






What color is Dorian Gray (SW 7017)?

Dorian Gray (SW 7017) color belongs to the Neutral, Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Dorian Gray (SW 7017) is #ACA79E, and the RGB color code is RGB(172, 167, 158).

In the RGB color model, Dorian Gray (SW 7017) has a red value of 172, a green value of 167, and a blue value of 158. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 2.9% magenta, 8.1% yellow, and 32.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 38.6° (degrees), 7.8 % saturation, and 64.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Dorian Gray (SW 7017) has a hue of 38.6° (degrees), 8.1 % saturation and 67.5 % brightness/value.


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) is cool or warm?

The color Dorian Gray (SW 7017) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Dorian Gray (SW 7017)?

Dorian Gray (SW 7017) has an LRV of nearly 39. By LRV value, it is a medium color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.



Dark Color

Dorian Gray (SW 7017)

Light Color


Compare LRV 39 of Dorian Gray (SW 7017) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 39 puts Sherwin Williams Dorian Gray (SW 7017) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(172, 167, 158)
Red
172 (67.5%)
Green
167 (65.5%)
Blue
158 (62.0%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
2.91%
Yellow
8.14%
Key
32.55%

HSL

HSL(38.57deg, 7.8 %, 64.7 %)

Hue
38.57°
Saturation
7.78 %.
Lightness
64.71 %.

RYB

RYB(45, 76, 63)
Red
45 (17.6%)
Yellow
76 (29.9%)
Blue
63 (24.7%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
38.57°
Saturation
8.14 %.
Brightness / Value
67.45 %.

HWB

H: 38.57°

W: 61.96 %

B: 32.55 %

XYZ

X : 37

Y : 38.88

Z : 37.9

YXY

Y1 : 38.88

X : 0.33

Y2 : 0.34

CMY

C : 32.55%

M : 34.51%

Y : 38.04%


LRV

~ 38.9 %

Munsell Color System

7.8Y 6.7/0.9

CIE-Lab

L : 68.66

A : 0.17

B : 5.28

CIE-Lch

L : 68.66

C : 5.28

H : 88.13

CIE-Luv

L : 68.66

U : 3.44

V : 7.54

Hunter-Lab

L : 62.35

A : -3.18

B : 7.61






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Dorian Gray (SW 7017) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Dorian Gray (SW 7017) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#B0A999
Greige
ΔE - 3.04 (97.0% similar)
#A6A6A6
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ΔE - 4.75 (95.2% similar)
#A9A9A9
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ΔE - 4.75 (95.2% similar)
#A99A86
Grullo
ΔE - 6.61 (93.4% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Dorian Gray (SW 7017) to Pantone PMS


#ADA79E
PANTONE 9084 C
ΔE - 0.54 (99.5% similar)
#AFA9A0
PANTONE 401 C
ΔE - 0.84 (99.2% similar)
#ACA39A
PANTONE Warm Gray 5 C
ΔE - 2.30 (97.7% similar)
#AEA8A5
PANTONE 2331 C
ΔE - 3.44 (96.6% similar)


RAL Design


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Dorian Gray (SW 7017) to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Dorian Gray (SW 7017) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Dorian Gray (SW 7017) to RAL Classic


#B0B0A9
RAL 7038 - Agate Gray
ΔE - 3.45 (96.5% similar)
#B7B3A8
RAL 7044 - Silk Gray
ΔE - 3.52 (96.5% similar)
#B5B0A1
RAL 7032 - Pebble Gray
ΔE - 3.66 (96.3% similar)
#A1A1A0
RAL 9006 - White Aluminium
ΔE - 4.68 (95.3% similar)


British Standard 4800


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Dorian Gray (SW 7017) to British Standard 4800


#A9A9A8
BS 10-A-03 - Sink Grey
ΔE - 4.28 (95.7% similar)
#A3A3A3
BS 18-B-21 - Blue
ΔE - 4.91 (95.1% similar)
#BEB7A7
BS 00-A-03 - Grey
ΔE - 5.34 (94.7% similar)
#B8B7A8
BS 12-B-19 - Beige
ΔE - 5.62 (94.4% similar)





Paint similar to Dorian Gray (SW 7017) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Dorian Gray (SW 7017) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Sherwin Williams


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Dorian Gray (SW 7017) to Sherwin Williams


#ACA79E
Dorian Gray (SW 7017)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#AAA9A4
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ΔE - 2.49 (97.5% similar)
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Fawn Brindle (SW 7640)
ΔE - 2.51 (97.5% similar)
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Intellectual Gray (SW 7045)
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)


PPG Paints


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Dorian Gray (SW 7017) to PPG Paints


#AFABA1
Kalispell (PPG0998-3)
ΔE - 1.36 (98.6% similar)
#B2ACA2
Greyhound (PPG1008-3)
ΔE - 1.59 (98.4% similar)
#B2ADA2
Boulder Creek (PPG0999-3)
ΔE - 1.93 (98.1% similar)
#B1A89C
Fieldstone (PPG1000-3)
ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)


Valspar


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Dorian Gray (SW 7017) to Valspar


#A8A298
Graceful Gray (8006-2E)
ΔE - 1.56 (98.4% similar)
#A9A39D
Rocky Bluffs (4003-1C)
ΔE - 2.08 (97.9% similar)
#A9A8A2
Stately Graystone (V118-2)
ΔE - 2.22 (97.8% similar)
#B0A69A
Ashen Gray (6004-1C)
ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)





Benjamin Moore


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Dorian Gray (SW 7017) to Benjamin Moore


#AFA79B
Upper West Side (CSP-70)
ΔE - 1.71 (98.3% similar)
#B1ADA2
Smoke & Mirrors (CSP-105)
ΔE - 2.04 (98.0% similar)
#A8A295
Rockport Gray (HC-105)
ΔE - 2.34 (97.7% similar)
#AAA393
Chateau (CSP-140)
ΔE - 3.25 (96.7% similar)


Behr


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Dorian Gray (SW 7017) to Behr


#B1AEA2
Granite Boulder (790D-4)
ΔE - 2.71 (97.3% similar)
#B0ADA0
Wells Gray (PPU25-06)
ΔE - 2.84 (97.2% similar)
#ACAAA7
Cathedral Gray (PPU18-14)
ΔE - 3.12 (96.9% similar)
#AEA494
Smoked Tan (HDC-NT-14)
ΔE - 3.41 (96.6% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Dorian Gray (SW 7017) to Dunn-Edwards


#A5A495
Whale Watching (DET 512)
ΔE - 4.08 (95.9% similar)
#BAB4A6
Pewter Patter (DET 627)
ΔE - 4.22 (95.8% similar)
#B3AB98
Shaggy Barked (DEC 771)
ΔE - 4.29 (95.7% similar)
#BAB6AB
Reclaimed Wood (DET 625)
ΔE - 4.30 (95.7% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Dorian Gray (SW 7017) - #ACA79E color palettes and coordinating colors



5F5A52
7B7569
948E83
ACA79E
C4C0B9
DBD9D5
F3F2F0
Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

AC9EA3
ACA09E
ACA79E
AAAC9E
A3AC9E
Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

ACA79E
9EACA7
A79EAC
Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

ACA79E
9EACA0
9EA3AC
AC9EAA
Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

ACA79E
B4B0A8
BDB9B1
C5C1BB
CDCAC5
D6D3CE
DEDCD8
E6E5E2
EEEDEC
F7F6F5
FFFFFF
ACA79E
9B968E
8A867E
78756F
67645F
56544F
45433F
34322F
222120
111110
000000






Example Color Images and Mockup


Dorian Gray (SW 7017) - #ACA79E Color Images and Patterns


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