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Sherwin Williams Earl Grey (SW 7660) Paint Color


Color Name: Earl Grey (SW 7660)
Hex Color Code: #969A96
RGB Color Code: RGB(150, 154, 150)
CMYK Values*: 2.6%, 0.0%, 2.6%, 39.6%





About Earl Grey (SW 7660) color - its meaning and example


What color is Earl Grey (SW 7660)?

Earl Grey (SW 7660) color belongs to the Neutral Gray Green color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Earl Grey (SW 7660) is #969A96, and the RGB color code is RGB(150, 154, 150).

In the RGB color model, Earl Grey (SW 7660) has a red value of 150, a green value of 154, and a blue value of 150. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 2.6% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 2.6% yellow, and 39.6% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 120° (degrees), 1.9 % saturation, and 59.6 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Earl Grey (SW 7660) has a hue of 120° (degrees), 2.6 % saturation and 60.4 % brightness/value.


Earl Grey (SW 7660) is cool or warm?

The color Earl Grey (SW 7660) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Earl Grey (SW 7660)?

Earl Grey (SW 7660) has an LRV of nearly 32. 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

Earl Grey (SW 7660)

Light Color


Compare LRV 32 of Earl Grey (SW 7660) 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 32 puts Sherwin Williams Earl Grey (SW 7660) 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


Earl Grey (SW 7660) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(150, 154, 150)
Red
150 (58.8%)
Green
154 (60.4%)
Blue
150 (58.8%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
2.60%
Magenta
0.00%
Yellow
2.60%
Key
39.61%

HSL

HSL(120deg, 1.9 %, 59.6 %)

Hue
120°
Saturation
1.94 %.
Lightness
59.61 %.

RYB

RYB(52, 83, 78)
Red
52 (20.5%)
Yellow
83 (32.4%)
Blue
78 (30.8%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
120°
Saturation
2.60 %.
Brightness / Value
60.39 %.

HWB

H: 120°

W: 58.82 %

B: 39.61 %

XYZ

X : 29.64

Y : 31.8

Z : 33.43

YXY

Y1 : 31.8

X : 0.31

Y2 : 0.34

CMY

C : 41.18%

M : 39.61%

Y : 41.18%


LRV

~ 31.8 %

Munsell Color System

9.9GY 6.2/0.6

CIE-Lab

L : 63.17

A : -2.21

B : 1.59

CIE-Lch

L : 63.17

C : 2.72

H : 144.38

CIE-Luv

L : 63.17

U : -2.05

V : 2.64

Hunter-Lab

L : 56.39

A : -4.86

B : 4.32






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Earl Grey (SW 7660) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Earl Grey (SW 7660) (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.



#989898
Spanish Gray
ΔE - 3.42 (96.6% similar)
#A6A6A6
Quick Silver
ΔE - 5.28 (94.7% similar)
#A9A9A9
Dark Gray
ΔE - 5.98 (94.0% similar)
#848789
Aluminium
ΔE - 7.19 (92.8% similar)





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


Pantone TCX


Earl Grey (SW 7660) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Earl Grey (SW 7660) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


Earl Grey (SW 7660) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Earl Grey (SW 7660) to RAL Classic


#8E9291
RAL 7042 - Traffic Gray A
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
#9B9B9B
RAL 7004 - Signal Gray
ΔE - 3.47 (96.5% similar)
#A1A1A0
RAL 9006 - White Aluminium
ΔE - 3.88 (96.1% similar)
#989EA1
RAL 7040 - Window Gray
ΔE - 4.05 (96.0% similar)


RAL Design


Earl Grey (SW 7660) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Earl Grey (SW 7660) to RAL Design




Pantone PMS


Earl Grey (SW 7660) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Earl Grey (SW 7660) to Pantone PMS


#999999
PANTONE 4289 C
ΔE - 3.41 (96.6% similar)
#9EA2A2
PANTONE 422 C
ΔE - 3.41 (96.6% similar)
#97999B
PANTONE Cool Gray 7 C
ΔE - 3.81 (96.2% similar)
#9D9D9F
PANTONE 4276 C
ΔE - 4.60 (95.4% similar)


British Standard 4800


Earl Grey (SW 7660) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Earl Grey (SW 7660) to British Standard 4800


#939393
BS 16-A-07 - Mid Grey
ΔE - 3.91 (96.1% similar)
#A3A3A3
BS 18-B-21 - Blue
ΔE - 4.63 (95.4% similar)
#8E8E8E
BS 18-B-23 - Grey
ΔE - 4.95 (95.0% similar)
#92969B
BS 02-A-07 - Grey
ΔE - 5.23 (94.8% similar)





Paint similar to Earl Grey (SW 7660) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Earl Grey (SW 7660) (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


Earl Grey (SW 7660) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Earl Grey (SW 7660) to Sherwin Williams


#969A96
Earl Grey (SW 7660)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#939591
Tin Lizzie (SW 9163)
ΔE - 1.79 (98.2% similar)
#939899
African Gray (SW 9162)
ΔE - 2.80 (97.2% similar)
#A0A09A
Stamped Concrete (SW 7655)
ΔE - 2.96 (97.0% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Earl Grey (SW 7660) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Earl Grey (SW 7660) to Dunn-Edwards


#979D9A
Light Gray (DEC 789)
ΔE - 1.31 (98.7% similar)
#999B9B
Walrus (DE 6368)
ΔE - 2.72 (97.3% similar)
#8D8F8E
Stieglitz Silver (DET 612)
ΔE - 4.02 (96.0% similar)
#949EA2
Soft Pumice (DE 6326)
ΔE - 4.74 (95.3% similar)


Valspar


Earl Grey (SW 7660) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Earl Grey (SW 7660) to Valspar


#959896
Stone Mason Gray (4008-1C)
ΔE - 1.39 (98.6% similar)
#9A9B97
Still Life in Gray (V120-2)
ΔE - 1.62 (98.4% similar)
#A1A09B
Hazy Stratus (4004-1C)
ΔE - 3.34 (96.7% similar)
#9B9893
Stone Age (M102)
ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)





Benjamin Moore


Earl Grey (SW 7660) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Earl Grey (SW 7660) to Benjamin Moore


#929591
Rainstorm (CSP-50)
ΔE - 1.63 (98.4% similar)
#9FA09E
Storm (AF-700)
ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)
#929392
Wall Street (CSP-20)
ΔE - 3.21 (96.8% similar)
#909698
Tucker Gray (CW-705)
ΔE - 3.54 (96.5% similar)


PPG Paints


Earl Grey (SW 7660) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Earl Grey (SW 7660) to PPG Paints


#969794
Playing Possum (PPG0997-5)
ΔE - 1.88 (98.1% similar)
#9F9F9D
Burnished Blade (PPG0995-5)
ΔE - 3.18 (96.8% similar)
#92928F
Cloudy Slate (PPG0996-4)
ΔE - 3.23 (96.8% similar)
#8E908D
Phoenix Fossil (PPG1009-5)
ΔE - 3.36 (96.6% similar)


Behr


Earl Grey (SW 7660) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Earl Grey (SW 7660) to Behr


#969795
Shark Fin (PPU24-19)
ΔE - 2.19 (97.8% similar)
#999D9E
Pencil Sketch (N500-4)
ΔE - 3.01 (97.0% similar)
#949492
Anonymous (780F-5)
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
#9A9997
Dolphin Gray (HDC-NT-10A)
ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Earl Grey (SW 7660) - #969A96 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


Earl Grey (SW 7660) - #969A96 Color Images and Patterns


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