SW 2859

Sherwin Williams Beige

Sherwin Williams Beige SW 2859 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Beige paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 2859. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 2859
Color name:Beige
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well, Diaphanous, 2022 Method, Suburban Modern (1950s), Historic Exterior Color Wall

Beige for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Beige

Beige SW 2859 has an LRV of 60.36% 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 60.36% 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 Beige undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#DFC8B5

RGB code:

223, 200, 181

Is Sherwin Williams Beige SW 2859 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 27° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 2859 Beige HSL code: 27, 40%, 79%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Beige:

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.

Color comparison

Beige SW 2859 vs Lightweight Beige SW 6092

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Beige SW 2859 vs Sherwin Williams Lightweight Beige SW 6092Sherwin Williams Beige SW 2859
LRV: 60.36%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 59.46%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Beige SW 2859 vs Pink Shadow SW 0070

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Sherwin Williams Beige SW 2859 vs Sherwin Williams Pink Shadow SW 0070Sherwin Williams Beige SW 2859
LRV: 60.36%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58.27%
Light color
Temperature: warm

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.

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HEX#dfc8b5copy color code
RGB Decimal223, 200, 181copy color code
RGB Percent87.45%, 78.43%, 70.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 27° Saturation: 18.83% Value: 87.45%copy color code
HSLhsl(27, 40, 79)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 10.31 Yellow: 18.83 Key: 12.55copy color code
YIQY: 204.711 I: 19.811 Q: -1.047copy color code
XYZX: 59.425 Y: 60.334 Z: 52.219copy color code
CIE LabL:82.02 a:5.046 b:12.449copy color code
CIE LuvL:82.02 u:15.126 v:17.08copy color code
Decimal14665909copy color code
Hunter lab77.675, 0.63, 14.514copy color code
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