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Sherwin Williams Dovetail (SW 7018) Paint Color


Color Name: Dovetail (SW 7018)
Hex Color Code: #908A83
RGB Color Code: RGB(144, 138, 131)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 4.2%, 9.0%, 43.5%





About Dovetail (SW 7018) color - its meaning and example


What color is Dovetail (SW 7018)?

Dovetail (SW 7018) color belongs to the Neutral Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Dovetail (SW 7018) is #908A83, and the RGB color code is RGB(144, 138, 131).

In the RGB color model, Dovetail (SW 7018) has a red value of 144, a green value of 138, and a blue value of 131. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 4.2% magenta, 9.0% yellow, and 43.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 32.3° (degrees), 5.5 % saturation, and 53.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Dovetail (SW 7018) has a hue of 32.3° (degrees), 9.0 % saturation and 56.5 % brightness/value.


Dovetail (SW 7018) is cool or warm?

The color Dovetail (SW 7018) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Dovetail (SW 7018)?

Dovetail (SW 7018) has an LRV of nearly 26. 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

Dovetail (SW 7018)

Light Color


Compare LRV 26 of Dovetail (SW 7018) 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 26 puts Sherwin Williams Dovetail (SW 7018) 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


Dovetail (SW 7018) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(144, 138, 131)
Red
144 (56.5%)
Green
138 (54.1%)
Blue
131 (51.4%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
4.17%
Yellow
9.03%
Key
43.53%

HSL

HSL(32.31deg, 5.5 %, 53.9 %)

Hue
32.31°
Saturation
5.53 %.
Lightness
53.92 %.

RYB

RYB(67, 94, 87)
Red
67 (26.4%)
Yellow
94 (36.7%)
Blue
87 (34.3%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
32.31°
Saturation
9.03 %.
Brightness / Value
56.47 %.

HWB

H: 32.31°

W: 51.37 %

B: 43.53 %

XYZ

X : 24.69

Y : 25.74

Z : 25.14

YXY

Y1 : 25.74

X : 0.33

Y2 : 0.34

CMY

C : 43.53%

M : 45.88%

Y : 48.63%


LRV

~ 25.7 %

Munsell Color System

4.3Y 5.6/0.8

CIE-Lab

L : 57.79

A : 0.94

B : 4.53

CIE-Lch

L : 57.79

C : 4.63

H : 78.32

CIE-Luv

L : 57.79

U : 3.93

V : 6.12

Hunter-Lab

L : 50.74

A : -1.95

B : 6.14






Similar Colors and Paints



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Here are the colors similar to Dovetail (SW 7018) (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.



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


Pantone TCX


Dovetail (SW 7018) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Dovetail (SW 7018) to Pantone TCX




Pantone PMS


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ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)


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ΔE - 3.04 (97.0% similar)
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ΔE - 4.19 (95.8% similar)
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ΔE - 4.44 (95.6% similar)


RAL Design


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British Standard 4800


Dovetail (SW 7018) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Dovetail (SW 7018) to British Standard 4800


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ΔE - 3.93 (96.1% similar)
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ΔE - 4.43 (95.6% similar)
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ΔE - 5.07 (94.9% similar)
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BS 16-A-07 - Mid Grey
ΔE - 5.12 (94.9% similar)





Paint similar to Dovetail (SW 7018) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Dovetail (SW 7018) (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


Dovetail (SW 7018) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Dovetail (SW 7018) to Sherwin Williams


#908A83
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Dovetail (SW 7018) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Dovetail (SW 7018) to Benjamin Moore


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ΔE - 3.50 (96.5% similar)


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ΔE - 2.82 (97.2% similar)





Valspar


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PPG Paints


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#8B847C
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ΔE - 2.19 (97.8% similar)
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ΔE - 2.91 (97.1% similar)
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ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Dovetail (SW 7018) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Dovetail (SW 7018) to Dunn-Edwards


#888786
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ΔE - 3.83 (96.2% similar)
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ΔE - 3.92 (96.1% similar)
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Color Combinations


View more Dovetail (SW 7018) - #908A83 color palettes and coordinating colors



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.

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.

Triadic Color Palette

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

Tetradic Color Palette

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







Example Color Images and Mockup


Dovetail (SW 7018) - #908A83 Color Images and Patterns


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