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Sherwin Williams Special Gray (SW 6277) Paint Color


Color Name: Special Gray (SW 6277)
Hex Color Code: #7B787D
RGB Color Code: RGB(123, 120, 125)
CMYK Values*: 1.6%, 4.0%, 0.0%, 51.0%
Color Family (Hue): Purple





About Special Gray (SW 6277) color - its meaning and example


What color is Special Gray (SW 6277)?

Special Gray (SW 6277) color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Special Gray (SW 6277) is #7B787D, and the RGB color code is RGB(123, 120, 125).

In the RGB color model, Special Gray (SW 6277) has a red value of 123, a green value of 120, and a blue value of 125. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 1.6% cyan, 4.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 51.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 276° (degrees), 2.0 % saturation, and 48.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Special Gray (SW 6277) has a hue of 276° (degrees), 4.0 % saturation and 49.0 % brightness/value.


Special Gray (SW 6277) is cool or warm?

The color Special Gray (SW 6277) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Special Gray (SW 6277)?

Special Gray (SW 6277) has an LRV of nearly 19. 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

Special Gray (SW 6277)

Light Color


Compare LRV 19 of Special Gray (SW 6277) 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 19 puts Sherwin Williams Special Gray (SW 6277) 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


Special Gray (SW 6277) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(123, 120, 125)
Red
123 (48.2%)
Green
120 (47.1%)
Blue
125 (49.0%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
1.60%
Magenta
4.00%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
50.98%

HSL

HSL(276deg, 2.0 %, 48.0 %)

Hue
276°
Saturation
2.04 %.
Lightness
48.04 %.

RYB

RYB(79, 98, 107)
Red
79 (30.9%)
Yellow
98 (38.6%)
Blue
107 (41.8%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
276°
Saturation
4.00 %.
Brightness / Value
49.02 %.

HWB

H: 276°

W: 47.06 %

B: 50.98 %

XYZ

X : 18.59

Y : 19.12

Z : 22.11

YXY

Y1 : 19.12

X : 0.31

Y2 : 0.32

CMY

C : 51.76%

M : 52.94%

Y : 50.98%


LRV

~ 19.1 %

Munsell Color System

4.7P 4.9/0.5

CIE-Lab

L : 50.83

A : 2.15

B : -2.33

CIE-Lch

L : 50.83

C : 3.17

H : 312.61

CIE-Luv

L : 50.83

U : 1.4

V : -3.56

Hunter-Lab

L : 43.73

A : -0.67

B : 0.63






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Special Gray (SW 6277) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Special Gray (SW 6277) (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.



#7F7F7F
Gray (Grey)
ΔE - 4.32 (95.7% similar)
#808080
Neon Gray
ΔE - 4.54 (95.5% similar)
#8B8589
Taupe Gray
ΔE - 5.37 (94.6% similar)
#727472
Nickel
ΔE - 5.90 (94.1% similar)





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


Pantone TCX


Special Gray (SW 6277) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Special Gray (SW 6277) to Pantone TCX




RAL Design


Special Gray (SW 6277) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Special Gray (SW 6277) to RAL Design


#77757D
RAL 300 50 05 - Hawk Grey
ΔE - 1.97 (98.0% similar)
#73777F
RAL 280 50 05 - Noble Grey
ΔE - 3.85 (96.1% similar)
#767675
RAL 000 50 00 - Steel Grey
ΔE - 4.44 (95.6% similar)
#828282
RAL 000 55 00 - Medium Grey
ΔE - 5.03 (95.0% similar)


Pantone PMS


Special Gray (SW 6277) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Special Gray (SW 6277) to Pantone PMS


#7F7E83
PANTONE 4278 C
ΔE - 2.42 (97.6% similar)
#847D80
PANTONE 10383 C
ΔE - 3.06 (96.9% similar)
#75787B
PANTONE Cool Gray 9 C
ΔE - 3.88 (96.1% similar)
#757171
PANTONE 8422 C
ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% similar)


British Standard 4800


Special Gray (SW 6277) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Special Gray (SW 6277) to British Standard 4800


#7C7E81
BS 00-A-07 - Grey
ΔE - 3.76 (96.2% similar)
#89888C
BS 22-B-23 - Purple
ΔE - 6.00 (94.0% similar)
#6A696C
BS 22-B-25 - Nightshade
ΔE - 6.37 (93.6% similar)


RAL Classic


Special Gray (SW 6277) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Special Gray (SW 6277) to RAL Classic


#7A7B7A
RAL 7037 - Dusty Gray
ΔE - 4.61 (95.4% similar)
#797B7A
RAL 9023 - Pearl Dark Gray
ΔE - 5.00 (95.0% similar)
#858583
RAL 9022 - Pearl Light Gray
ΔE - 6.64 (93.4% similar)
#878581
RAL 9007 - Gray Aluminium
ΔE - 7.18 (92.8% similar)





Paint similar to Special Gray (SW 6277) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Special Gray (SW 6277) (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


Special Gray (SW 6277) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Special Gray (SW 6277) to Sherwin Williams


#7B787D
Special Gray (SW 6277)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#837D7F
Sensuous Gray (SW 7081)
ΔE - 2.93 (97.1% similar)
#797978
Westchester Gray (SW 2849)
ΔE - 4.26 (95.7% similar)
#777F86
Downing Slate (SW 2819)
ΔE - 6.06 (93.9% similar)


Valspar


Special Gray (SW 6277) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Special Gray (SW 6277) to Valspar


#7F7A7D
Night on the Moors (8004-1E)
ΔE - 1.62 (98.4% similar)
#777575
Nature Walk (8006-12E)
ΔE - 3.34 (96.7% similar)
#757576
Ground Truth (8006-11E)
ΔE - 3.47 (96.5% similar)
#7D7F83
Vessel Gray (4005-2A)
ΔE - 3.74 (96.3% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Special Gray (SW 6277) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Special Gray (SW 6277) to Dunn-Edwards


#797B80
Tarnished Silver (DE 6355)
ΔE - 2.87 (97.1% similar)
#757374
Bank Vault (DE 6383)
ΔE - 3.27 (96.7% similar)
#808283
Storm Cloud (DE 6362)
ΔE - 5.26 (94.7% similar)
#6F7476
Battleship Gray (DEC 797)
ΔE - 5.74 (94.3% similar)





PPG Paints


Special Gray (SW 6277) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Special Gray (SW 6277) to PPG Paints


#817C85
Magic Dust (PPG13-24)
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
#828388
Victorian Pewter (PPG1013-5)
ΔE - 4.47 (95.5% similar)
#7B7A78
City Skyline (PPG0995-6)
ΔE - 4.56 (95.4% similar)
#81807E
Steamship (PPG0996-5)
ΔE - 5.30 (94.7% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Special Gray (SW 6277) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Special Gray (SW 6277) to Benjamin Moore


#7C7F84
Charcoal Linen (2133-40)
ΔE - 4.01 (96.0% similar)
#787B7D
Steel Wool (2121-20)
ΔE - 4.22 (95.8% similar)
#827D7B
Granite (AF-660)
ΔE - 4.36 (95.6% similar)
#848181
Wool Peacoat (CSP-25)
ΔE - 4.39 (95.6% similar)


Behr


Special Gray (SW 6277) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Special Gray (SW 6277) to Behr


#887E82
Classy Plum (N570-4)
ΔE - 4.41 (95.6% similar)
#757574
Iron Mountain (N520-5)
ΔE - 4.56 (95.4% similar)
#818387
Mission Control (N530-5)
ΔE - 4.82 (95.2% similar)
#6E7173
Antique Tin (PPU18-03)
ΔE - 5.38 (94.6% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Special Gray (SW 6277) - #7B787D 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


Special Gray (SW 6277) - #7B787D Color Images and Patterns


Sherwin Williams Special Gray (SW 6277) Paint vintage style bedroom interior
Sherwin Williams Special Gray (SW 6277) Paint cozy coffee corner interior
Sherwin Williams Special Gray (SW 6277) Paint modern minimalist living room interior
Sherwin Williams Special Gray (SW 6277) Paint dining room design
Sherwin Williams Special Gray (SW 6277) Paint exterior design modern house with walkway
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Explore Named Colors



#7B787D
Special Gray (SW 6277)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#837D7F
Sensuous Gray (SW 7081)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#736F78
Exclusive Plum (SW 6263)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#85777B
Soulmate (SW 6270)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#8B7C7E
Enigma (SW 6018)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#867875
Chinchilla (SW 6011)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#8C7E78
Poised Taupe (SW 6039)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#605E63
Cloak Gray (SW 6278)
Paint - Sherwin Williams


#676064
Stunning Shade (SW 7082)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#5D5962
Midnight (SW 6264)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#695C62
Expressive Plum (SW 6271)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#6F5C5F
Poetry Plum (SW 6019)
Paint - Sherwin Williams