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Sherwin Williams Shell White (SW 8917) Paint Color


Color Name: Shell White (SW 8917)
Hex Color Code: #F0EBE0
RGB Color Code: RGB(240, 235, 224)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 2.1%, 6.7%, 5.9%





About Shell White (SW 8917) color - its meaning and example


What color is Shell White (SW 8917)?

Shell White (SW 8917) color belongs to the White and Pastel color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Shell White (SW 8917) is #F0EBE0, and the RGB color code is RGB(240, 235, 224).

In the RGB color model, Shell White (SW 8917) has a red value of 240, a green value of 235, and a blue value of 224. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 2.1% magenta, 6.7% yellow, and 5.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 41.2° (degrees), 34.8 % saturation, and 91.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Shell White (SW 8917) has a hue of 41.2° (degrees), 6.7 % saturation and 94.1 % brightness/value.


Shell White (SW 8917) is cool or warm?

The color Shell White (SW 8917) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Shell White (SW 8917)?

Shell White (SW 8917) has an LRV of nearly 83. By LRV value, it is a whitish 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

Shell White (SW 8917)

Light Color


Compare LRV 83 of Shell White (SW 8917) 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 83 puts Sherwin Williams Shell White (SW 8917) paint color in the lighter 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


Shell White (SW 8917) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(240, 235, 224)
Red
240 (94.1%)
Green
235 (92.2%)
Blue
224 (87.8%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
2.08%
Yellow
6.67%
Key
5.88%

HSL

HSL(41.25deg, 34.8 %, 91.0 %)

Hue
41.25°
Saturation
34.78 %.
Lightness
90.98 %.

RYB

RYB(8, 29, 12)
Red
8 (3.0%)
Yellow
29 (11.5%)
Blue
12 (4.8%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
41.25°
Saturation
6.67 %.
Brightness / Value
94.12 %.

HWB

H: 41.25°

W: 87.84 %

B: 5.88 %

XYZ

X : 79.1

Y : 83.32

Z : 82.44

YXY

Y1 : 83.32

X : 0.32

Y2 : 0.34

CMY

C : 5.88%

M : 7.84%

Y : 12.16%


LRV

~ 83.3 %

Munsell Color System

9.6Y 9.2/0.9

CIE-Lab

L : 93.16

A : -0.2

B : 5.92

CIE-Lch

L : 93.16

C : 5.92

H : 91.89

CIE-Luv

L : 93.16

U : 3.49

V : 8.98

Hunter-Lab

L : 91.28

A : -5.07

B : 10.35






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Shell White (SW 8917) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Shell White (SW 8917) (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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Alabaster
ΔE - 1.70 (98.3% similar)
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Old lace
ΔE - 2.81 (97.2% similar)
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Linen
ΔE - 2.95 (97.1% similar)
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Floral White
ΔE - 3.15 (96.8% similar)





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


RAL Classic


Shell White (SW 8917) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Shell White (SW 8917) to RAL Classic


#F1ECE1
RAL 9010 - Pure White
ΔE - 0.21 (99.8% similar)
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RAL 9016 - Traffic White
ΔE - 2.74 (97.3% similar)
#E9E0D2
RAL 9001 - Cream White
ΔE - 2.99 (97.0% similar)
#ECECE7
RAL 9003 - Signal White
ΔE - 3.16 (96.8% similar)


RAL Design


Shell White (SW 8917) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Shell White (SW 8917) to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Shell White (SW 8917) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Shell White (SW 8917) to Pantone TCX




Pantone PMS


Shell White (SW 8917) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Shell White (SW 8917) to Pantone PMS


#F2E9DB
PANTONE 9224 C
ΔE - 1.95 (98.1% similar)
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PANTONE 9226 C
ΔE - 2.13 (97.9% similar)
#E8E6DF
PANTONE 9043 C
ΔE - 2.28 (97.7% similar)
#F0E6D8
PANTONE 9225 C
ΔE - 2.48 (97.5% similar)


British Standard 4800


Shell White (SW 8917) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Shell White (SW 8917) to British Standard 4800


#E3E3DF
BS 22-B-15 - Swansdown
ΔE - 3.96 (96.0% similar)
#E4E8E1
BS 18-C-31 - Ice Blue
ΔE - 4.39 (95.6% similar)
#E5E4D0
BS 12-B-15 - Seafoam
ΔE - 4.91 (95.1% similar)





Paint similar to Shell White (SW 8917) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Shell White (SW 8917) (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.


Valspar


Shell White (SW 8917) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Shell White (SW 8917) to Valspar


#F2EDE2
Cream Delight (7002-14)
ΔE - 0.42 (99.6% similar)
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Dove White (7002-7)
ΔE - 0.63 (99.4% similar)
#F3EEE2
Wings of an Angel (V153)
ΔE - 0.76 (99.2% similar)
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Soft Wool (V155)
ΔE - 1.17 (98.8% similar)


PPG Paints


Shell White (SW 8917) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Shell White (SW 8917) to PPG Paints


#EFECE2
Winter Mood (PPG14-16)
ΔE - 0.96 (99.0% similar)
#F1EEE4
Atrium White (PPG1020-1)
ΔE - 1.11 (98.9% similar)
#F1EDE0
Candlelit Beige (PPG1207-1)
ΔE - 1.18 (98.8% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Shell White (SW 8917) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Shell White (SW 8917) to Sherwin Williams


#F0ECE2
Greek Villa (SW 7551)
ΔE - 0.58 (99.4% similar)
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Westhighland White (SW 7566)
ΔE - 0.64 (99.4% similar)
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Whitetail (SW 7103)
ΔE - 0.85 (99.2% similar)
#EEEBE1
Cotton (SW 9581)
ΔE - 0.96 (99.0% similar)





Behr


Shell White (SW 8917) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Shell White (SW 8917) to Behr


#F3ECE1
Bleached Linen (PPU5-09)
ΔE - 1.04 (99.0% similar)
#EEEBE2
Silky White (PPU7-12)
ΔE - 1.11 (98.9% similar)
#F4F0E5
Palais White (GR-W15)
ΔE - 1.13 (98.9% similar)
#EDEBE2
Arcade White (GR-W08)
ΔE - 1.49 (98.5% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Shell White (SW 8917) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Shell White (SW 8917) to Benjamin Moore


#ECEAE0
Dune White (968)
ΔE - 1.46 (98.5% similar)
#EEECE1
Swiss Coffee (OC-45)
ΔE - 1.49 (98.5% similar)
#F6F0E7
Pink Damask (890)
ΔE - 1.64 (98.4% similar)
#F7EFE1
Woodland Snow (2161-70)
ΔE - 1.83 (98.2% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Shell White (SW 8917) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Shell White (SW 8917) to Dunn-Edwards


#F4F0E3
Trite White (DE 6204)
ΔE - 1.49 (98.5% similar)
#F4F1E8
Wishful White (DE 6260)
ΔE - 1.65 (98.4% similar)
#F3F0E8
Latte Froth (DE 6239)
ΔE - 1.75 (98.3% similar)
#F9F2E7
Powdered (DEW 316)
ΔE - 1.84 (98.2% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Shell White (SW 8917) - #F0EBE0 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


Shell White (SW 8917) - #F0EBE0 Color Images and Patterns


Sherwin Williams Shell White (SW 8917) Paint vintage style bedroom interior
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Explore Named Colors



#F0EBE0
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#F8EEDB
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#E8E2D4
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#EAE2D4
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White Flour (SW 7102)
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