Sherwin Williams Calico SW 0017

Color code:SW 0017
Color name:Calico
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Historic Interior Color Wall, Organic, Victorian (1830s-1910s)

Sherwin Williams SW 0017 Calico exudes a warm and inviting vibe, making it a versatile choice for any space. When paired with SW 7015 Repose Gray or SW 7008 Alabaster, Calico creates a harmonious and soothing color scheme. The earthy undertones of SW 0017 complement shades like SW 7036 Accessible Beige and SW 7020 Black Fox, adding depth and richness to the overall aesthetic. Whether used in a living room, bedroom, or kitchen, Calico from Sherwin Williams provides a timeless and elegant backdrop for any decor style.

Sherwin Williams Calico reviews

Sw 0017 door
Sw calico bathroom vanity
Sw calico living room
Calico kitchen
Living room

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.

What are Sherwin Williams Calico undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

140, 164, 156

Is Sherwin Williams Calico SW 0017 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 160° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 0017 Calico HSL code: 160, 12%, 60%

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.

  • Cool Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Calico:

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

Calico SW 0017 vs African Gray SW 9162

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Sherwin Williams Calico SW 0017 vs Sherwin Williams African Gray SW 9162Open Calico SW 0017
LRV: 34.49%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 30.98%
Medium color
Temperature: cold