Sherwin Williams Angora SW 6036 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Angora paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6036. 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:Angora SW 6036
Color code:SW 6036
Color name:Angora
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:West Elm, 2020 Heart, Living Well - Breathe

Sherwin Williams Angora reviews

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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What are Sherwin Williams Angora undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Angora 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#D1C5BE

RGB code:

209, 197, 190

Is Sherwin Williams Angora SW 6036 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 22° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6036 Angora HSL code: 22, 17%, 78%

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 Pink 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 Angora:

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.

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.

Color comparison

Angora SW 6036 vs Realist Beige SW 6078

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Sherwin Williams Angora SW 6036 vs Sherwin Williams Realist Beige SW 6078Open Angora SW 6036
LRV: 57.22%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58.97%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Angora SW 6036 vs Vaguely Mauve SW 6015

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Sherwin Williams Angora SW 6036 vs Sherwin Williams Vaguely Mauve SW 6015Open Angora SW 6036
LRV: 57.22%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57.23%
Light color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Angora

Angora SW 6036 has an LRV of 57.22% 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 57.22% 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.

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

FormatCode
HEX#d1c5becopy color code
RGB Decimal209, 197, 190copy color code
RGB Percent81.96%, 77.25%, 74.51%copy color code
HSVHue: 22° Saturation: 9.09% Value: 81.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(22, 17, 78)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.74 Yellow: 9.09 Key: 18.04copy color code
YIQY: 199.79 I: 9.4 Q: 0.36copy color code
XYZX: 55.553 Y: 57.206 Z: 56.817copy color code
CIE LabL:80.295 a:2.982 b:5.011copy color code
CIE LuvL:80.295 u:7.449 v:6.869copy color code
Decimal13747646copy color code
Hunter lab75.635, -1.254, 8.406copy color code