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Sherwin Williams Serious Gray (SW 6256) Paint Color


Color Name: Serious Gray (SW 6256)
Hex Color Code: #7D848B
RGB Color Code: RGB(125, 132, 139)
CMYK Values*: 10.1%, 5.0%, 0.0%, 45.5%





About Serious Gray (SW 6256) color - its meaning and example


What color is Serious Gray (SW 6256)?

Serious Gray (SW 6256) color belongs to the Neutral Blue Gray Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Serious Gray (SW 6256) is #7D848B, and the RGB color code is RGB(125, 132, 139).

In the RGB color model, Serious Gray (SW 6256) has a red value of 125, a green value of 132, and a blue value of 139. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 10.1% cyan, 5.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 45.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 210° (degrees), 5.7 % saturation, and 51.8 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Serious Gray (SW 6256) has a hue of 210° (degrees), 10.1 % saturation and 54.5 % brightness/value.


Serious Gray (SW 6256) is cool or warm?

The color Serious Gray (SW 6256) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Serious Gray (SW 6256)?

Serious Gray (SW 6256) has an LRV of nearly 23. By LRV value, it is a medium dark 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

Serious Gray (SW 6256)

Light Color


Compare LRV 23 of Serious Gray (SW 6256) 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 23 puts Sherwin Williams Serious Gray (SW 6256) 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


Serious Gray (SW 6256) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(125, 132, 139)
Red
125 (49.0%)
Green
132 (51.8%)
Blue
139 (54.5%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
10.07%
Magenta
5.04%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
45.49%

HSL

HSL(210deg, 5.7 %, 51.8 %)

Hue
210°
Saturation
5.69 %.
Lightness
51.76 %.

RYB

RYB(66, 91, 101)
Red
66 (25.9%)
Yellow
91 (35.5%)
Blue
101 (39.5%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
210°
Saturation
10.07 %.
Brightness / Value
54.51 %.

HWB

H: 210°

W: 49.02 %

B: 45.49 %

XYZ

X : 21.37

Y : 22.73

Z : 27.69

YXY

Y1 : 22.73

X : 0.3

Y2 : 0.32

CMY

C : 50.98%

M : 48.24%

Y : 45.49%


LRV

~ 22.7 %

Munsell Color System

6.3B 5.3/1

CIE-Lab

L : 54.79

A : -1.1

B : -4.66

CIE-Lch

L : 54.79

C : 4.78

H : 256.75

CIE-Luv

L : 54.79

U : -4.2

V : -6.44

Hunter-Lab

L : 47.67

A : -3.41

B : -1.06






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Serious Gray (SW 6256) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Serious Gray (SW 6256) (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.



#848789
Aluminium
ΔE - 3.10 (96.9% similar)
#808080
Neon Gray
ΔE - 4.59 (95.4% similar)
#7F7F7F
Gray (Grey)
ΔE - 4.70 (95.3% similar)
#708090
Slate Gray
ΔE - 4.88 (95.1% similar)





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


RAL Classic


Serious Gray (SW 6256) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Serious Gray (SW 6256) to RAL Classic


#7F868A
RAL 7046 - Telegray 2
ΔE - 1.79 (98.2% similar)
#7A888E
RAL 7000 - Squirrel Gray
ΔE - 3.48 (96.5% similar)
#8D9295
RAL 7045 - Telegray 1
ΔE - 5.40 (94.6% similar)
#858583
RAL 9022 - Pearl Light Gray
ΔE - 5.43 (94.6% similar)


Pantone PMS


Serious Gray (SW 6256) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Serious Gray (SW 6256) to Pantone PMS


#7B8085
PANTONE 10389 C
ΔE - 1.82 (98.2% similar)
#7C878E
PANTONE 430 C
ΔE - 2.01 (98.0% similar)
#768692
PANTONE 7544 C
ΔE - 3.64 (96.4% similar)
#888B8D
PANTONE Cool Gray 8 C
ΔE - 3.91 (96.1% similar)


Pantone TCX


Serious Gray (SW 6256) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Serious Gray (SW 6256) to Pantone TCX




British Standard 4800


Serious Gray (SW 6256) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Serious Gray (SW 6256) to British Standard 4800


#7C7E81
BS 00-A-07 - Grey
ΔE - 3.37 (96.6% similar)
#89888C
BS 22-B-23 - Purple
ΔE - 4.51 (95.5% similar)
#8A8A89
BS 10-A-05 - Grey
ΔE - 5.49 (94.5% similar)


RAL Design


Serious Gray (SW 6256) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Serious Gray (SW 6256) to RAL Design


#8A9098
RAL 260 60 05 - Seal Grey
ΔE - 4.43 (95.6% similar)
#828282
RAL 000 55 00 - Medium Grey
ΔE - 4.46 (95.5% similar)
#73777F
RAL 280 50 05 - Noble Grey
ΔE - 5.11 (94.9% similar)
#8D9098
RAL 280 60 05 - Tulle Grey
ΔE - 5.11 (94.9% similar)





Paint similar to Serious Gray (SW 6256) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Serious Gray (SW 6256) (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


Serious Gray (SW 6256) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Serious Gray (SW 6256) to Sherwin Williams


#7D848B
Serious Gray (SW 6256)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#7A848D
Storm Cloud (SW 6249)
ΔE - 1.37 (98.6% similar)
#777F86
Downing Slate (SW 2819)
ΔE - 2.02 (98.0% similar)
#7F8486
Software (SW 7074)
ΔE - 2.63 (97.4% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Serious Gray (SW 6256) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Serious Gray (SW 6256) to Benjamin Moore


#7F8487
Englewood Cliffs (1607)
ΔE - 2.09 (97.9% similar)
#7F8386
Rock Gray (1615)
ΔE - 2.21 (97.8% similar)
#7C7F84
Charcoal Linen (2133-40)
ΔE - 2.51 (97.5% similar)
#7E8283
Whale Gray (2134-40)
ΔE - 3.27 (96.7% similar)


Behr


Serious Gray (SW 6256) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Serious Gray (SW 6256) to Behr


#818387
Mission Control (N530-5)
ΔE - 2.50 (97.5% similar)
#858A8E
Overcast (PPU26-21)
ΔE - 2.76 (97.2% similar)
#778590
Forever Denim (PPU14-05)
ΔE - 2.91 (97.1% similar)
#838789
Magnetic Gray (N500-5)
ΔE - 2.93 (97.1% similar)





Valspar


Serious Gray (SW 6256) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Serious Gray (SW 6256) to Valspar


#838B93
Blue Cashmere (M339)
ΔE - 2.54 (97.5% similar)
#7C7F86
Nuts and Bolts (V136-5)
ΔE - 2.58 (97.4% similar)
#7D7F83
Vessel Gray (4005-2A)
ΔE - 2.95 (97.0% similar)
#7C878B
Sharkfin (4007-2A)
ΔE - 2.98 (97.0% similar)


PPG Paints


Serious Gray (SW 6256) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Serious Gray (SW 6256) to PPG Paints


#838B91
Superhero Gray (PPG0993-5)
ΔE - 2.58 (97.4% similar)
#828388
Victorian Pewter (PPG1013-5)
ΔE - 2.93 (97.1% similar)
#7B8588
Garrison Gray (PPG1039-5)
ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)
#858F94
Feldspar (PPG1038-5)
ΔE - 4.20 (95.8% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Serious Gray (SW 6256) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Serious Gray (SW 6256) to Dunn-Edwards


#808283
Storm Cloud (DE 6362)
ΔE - 3.52 (96.5% similar)
#797B80
Tarnished Silver (DE 6355)
ΔE - 3.92 (96.1% similar)
#707E84
Taliesin Blue (DEC 798)
ΔE - 4.42 (95.6% similar)
#70828F
Mica Creek (DE 5823)
ΔE - 4.55 (95.5% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Serious Gray (SW 6256) - #7D848B 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


Serious Gray (SW 6256) - #7D848B Color Images and Patterns


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