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Sherwin Williams Dusty Heather (SW 9073) Paint Color


Color Name: Dusty Heather (SW 9073)
Hex Color Code: #8990A3
RGB Color Code: RGB(137, 144, 163)
CMYK Values*: 16.0%, 11.7%, 0.0%, 36.1%





About Dusty Heather (SW 9073) color - its meaning and example


What color is Dusty Heather (SW 9073)?

Dusty Heather (SW 9073) color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Dusty Heather (SW 9073) is #8990A3, and the RGB color code is RGB(137, 144, 163).

In the RGB color model, Dusty Heather (SW 9073) has a red value of 137, a green value of 144, and a blue value of 163. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 16.0% cyan, 11.7% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 36.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 223.8° (degrees), 12.4 % saturation, and 58.8 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Dusty Heather (SW 9073) has a hue of 223.8° (degrees), 16.0 % saturation and 63.9 % brightness/value.


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) is cool or warm?

The color Dusty Heather (SW 9073) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Dusty Heather (SW 9073)?

Dusty Heather (SW 9073) has an LRV of nearly 28. 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

Dusty Heather (SW 9073)

Light Color


Compare LRV 28 of Dusty Heather (SW 9073) 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 28 puts Sherwin Williams Dusty Heather (SW 9073) 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


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(137, 144, 163)
Red
137 (53.7%)
Green
144 (56.5%)
Blue
163 (63.9%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
15.95%
Magenta
11.66%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
36.08%

HSL

HSL(223.85deg, 12.4 %, 58.8 %)

Hue
223.85°
Saturation
12.38 %.
Lightness
58.82 %.

RYB

RYB(52, 73, 90)
Red
52 (20.3%)
Yellow
73 (28.5%)
Blue
90 (35.2%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
223.85°
Saturation
15.95 %.
Brightness / Value
63.92 %.

HWB

H: 223.85°

W: 53.73 %

B: 36.08 %

XYZ

X : 26.9

Y : 27.91

Z : 38.62

YXY

Y1 : 27.91

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.3

CMY

C : 46.27%

M : 43.53%

Y : 36.08%


LRV

~ 27.9 %

Munsell Color System

1.7PB 5.8/2

CIE-Lab

L : 59.81

A : 1.53

B : -10.87

CIE-Lch

L : 59.81

C : 10.98

H : 278

CIE-Luv

L : 59.81

U : -4.8

V : -16.26

Hunter-Lab

L : 52.83

A : -1.56

B : -6.36






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Dusty Heather (SW 9073) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Dusty Heather (SW 9073) (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.



#8D90A1
Manatee
ΔE - 1.84 (98.2% similar)
#8C92AC
Cool Gray
ΔE - 3.07 (96.9% similar)
#778BA5
Shadow Blue
ΔE - 5.43 (94.6% similar)
#778899
Light Slate Gray
ΔE - 6.03 (94.0% similar)





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


RAL Design


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Dusty Heather (SW 9073) to RAL Design




Pantone PMS


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Dusty Heather (SW 9073) to Pantone PMS


#8A8B99
PANTONE 8160 C
ΔE - 3.33 (96.7% similar)
#7B859B
PANTONE 4135 C
ΔE - 4.25 (95.7% similar)
#919CAC
PANTONE 10250 C
ΔE - 4.55 (95.5% similar)
#87909A
PANTONE 8180 C
ΔE - 4.77 (95.2% similar)


British Standard 4800


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Dusty Heather (SW 9073) to British Standard 4800


#888AA4
BS 22-D-43 - Violet
ΔE - 4.40 (95.6% similar)
#7E94A9
BS 20-D-43 - Blue
ΔE - 5.95 (94.0% similar)
#92969B
BS 02-A-07 - Grey
ΔE - 6.63 (93.4% similar)
#89888C
BS 22-B-23 - Purple
ΔE - 7.45 (92.6% similar)


Pantone TCX


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Dusty Heather (SW 9073) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Dusty Heather (SW 9073) to RAL Classic


#8C969D
RAL 7001 - Silver Gray
ΔE - 6.71 (93.3% similar)
#8D9295
RAL 7045 - Telegray 1
ΔE - 7.60 (92.4% similar)





Paint similar to Dusty Heather (SW 9073) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Dusty Heather (SW 9073) (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


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Dusty Heather (SW 9073) to Sherwin Williams


#8990A3
Dusty Heather (SW 9073)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#8595AA
Dried Lavender (SW 9072)
ΔE - 3.85 (96.1% similar)
#99A0B2
Vesper Violet (SW 6542)
ΔE - 5.14 (94.9% similar)
#908A9B
Gentle Grape (SW 9074)
ΔE - 6.24 (93.8% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Dusty Heather (SW 9073) to Benjamin Moore


#8690A4
Flower Box (CSP-530)
ΔE - 1.29 (98.7% similar)
#8D8FA1
Faded Violet (CSP-455)
ΔE - 2.32 (97.7% similar)
#84899A
Irises (1440)
ΔE - 2.54 (97.5% similar)
#8290A0
Oxford Gray (2128-40)
ΔE - 4.04 (96.0% similar)


Behr


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Dusty Heather (SW 9073) to Behr


#8C90A3
Camelot (S550-4)
ΔE - 1.46 (98.5% similar)
#858C9B
Applause Please (MQ5-12)
ΔE - 2.30 (97.7% similar)
#848B99
River Tour (PPU15-08)
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)
#8190A4
Montage (MQ5-16)
ΔE - 3.45 (96.6% similar)





Dunn-Edwards


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Dusty Heather (SW 9073) to Dunn-Edwards


#8D95AA
London Fog (DE 5920)
ΔE - 1.81 (98.2% similar)
#9899B0
Bay Fog (DE 5934)
ΔE - 4.98 (95.0% similar)
#9497B3
Charcoal Dust (DE 5927)
ΔE - 5.12 (94.9% similar)
#8F9AA4
Canadian Lake (DE 6340)
ΔE - 6.07 (93.9% similar)


PPG Paints


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Dusty Heather (SW 9073) to PPG Paints


#818B9C
Prophetic Sea (PPG1042-5)
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)
#838BA4
Violet Aura (PPG1168-5)
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
#8290A6
Blueberry Muffin (PPG1164-5)
ΔE - 2.84 (97.2% similar)
#898CA3
Violet Verbena (PPG1169-5)
ΔE - 3.06 (96.9% similar)


Valspar


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Dusty Heather (SW 9073) to Valspar


#9396A2
Pandemonium (8004-47D)
ΔE - 3.68 (96.3% similar)
#8E91AB
Macaw (8003-48D)
ΔE - 3.83 (96.2% similar)
#8A97A7
Gorgeous Graphite (M359)
ΔE - 4.06 (95.9% similar)
#7C8DA2
Norwegian Night (V111-4)
ΔE - 4.38 (95.6% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Dusty Heather (SW 9073) - #8990A3 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


Dusty Heather (SW 9073) - #8990A3 Color Images and Patterns


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Explore Named Colors



#8990A3
Dusty Heather (SW 9073)
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#908A9B
Gentle Grape (SW 9074)
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#9A8CA2
Berry Cream (SW 9075)
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#9B7E8B
Ruby Violet (SW 9076)
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#6A8EA1
Leisure Blue (SW 6515)
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#6A8AA4
Sporty Blue (SW 6522)
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#6C7F9A
Searching Blue (SW 6536)
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#757C91
Soulful Blue (SW 6543)
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#7E778E
Mythical (SW 6550)
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#7A6B85
Wood Violet (SW 6557)
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#8B6878
Plum Dandy (SW 6284)
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#43718B
Down Pour (SW 6516)
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