SW 6162

Sherwin Williams Ancient Marble

Sherwin Williams Ancient Marble SW 6162 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Ancient Marble paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6162. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Ancient Marble SW 6162
Color code:SW 6162
Color name:Ancient Marble
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well, 2016 Pura Vida

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LRV of Ancient Marble

Ancient Marble SW 6162 has an LRV of 60.24% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 60.24% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Sherwin Williams Ancient Marble undertones?

Yellow is Sherwin Williams Ancient Marble undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

209, 204, 185

Is Sherwin Williams Ancient Marble SW 6162 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 48° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6162 Ancient Marble HSL code: 48, 21%, 77%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Sherwin Williams Ancient Marble:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Sherwin Williams SW 6162 Ancient Marble

Color comparison

Ancient Marble SW 6162 vs Soft Suede SW 9577

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Sherwin Williams Ancient Marble SW 6162 vs Sherwin Williams Soft Suede SW 9577Sherwin Williams Ancient Marble SW 6162
LRV: 60.24%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57.21%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Ancient Marble SW 6162 vs Realist Beige SW 6078

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Sherwin Williams Ancient Marble SW 6162 vs Sherwin Williams Realist Beige SW 6078Sherwin Williams Ancient Marble SW 6162
LRV: 60.24%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58.97%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#d1ccb9copy color code
RGB Decimal209, 204, 185copy color code
RGB Percent81.96%, 80.00%, 72.55%copy color code
HSVHue: 48° Saturation: 11.48% Value: 81.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(48, 21, 77)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.39 Yellow: 11.48 Key: 18.04copy color code
YIQY: 203.329 I: 9.085 Q: -4.855copy color code
XYZX: 56.643 Y: 60.244 Z: 54.53copy color code
CIE LabL:81.971 a:-1.524 b:10.089copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.971 u:4.0 v:15.016copy color code
Decimal13749433copy color code
Hunter lab77.617, -5.566, 12.678copy color code
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