Sherwin Williams Coral Clay SW 9005 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Coral Clay paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9005. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Coral Clay SW 9005
Color code:SW 9005
Color name:Coral Clay
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:2022 Opus, 2020 Heart, Dreamer

Coral Clay for bedroom

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  • SW Coral Clay bedroom color block
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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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Coral Clay for living room

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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Red color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 9005 for bathroom

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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Mid-tone real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 9005 on kitchen cabinets

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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Coral Clay for exterior

  • Sherwin Williams Coral Clay front door paint
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this warm hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Sherwin Williams Coral Clay reviews

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  • Sherwin Williams Coral Clay kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Coral Clay living room interior
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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 Coral Clay undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Coral Clay 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:

#BF796E

RGB code:

191, 121, 110

Is Sherwin Williams Coral Clay SW 9005 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 8° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9005 Coral Clay HSL code: 8, 39%, 59%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 Coral Clay:

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

Coral Clay SW 9005 vs Rita's Rouge SW 9003

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

Sherwin Williams Coral Clay SW 9005 vs Sherwin Williams Rita's Rouge SW 9003Open Coral Clay SW 9005
LRV: 26%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 23.57%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Coral Clay SW 9005 vs Caribbean Coral SW 2854

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Sherwin Williams Coral Clay SW 9005 vs Sherwin Williams Caribbean Coral SW 2854Open Coral Clay SW 9005
LRV: 26%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 25.31%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Coral Clay

Coral Clay SW 9005 has an LRV of 26% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 26.00% 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

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HEX#bf796ecopy color code
RGB Decimal191, 121, 110copy color code
RGB Percent74.90%, 47.45%, 43.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 8° Saturation: 42.41% Value: 74.9%copy color code
HSLhsl(8, 39, 59)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 36.65 Yellow: 42.41 Key: 25.1copy color code
YIQY: 140.676 I: 45.248 Q: 11.384copy color code
XYZX: 31.139 Y: 25.879 Z: 18.103copy color code
CIE LabL:57.922 a:26.056 b:17.478copy color code
CIE LuvL:57.922 u:49.047 v:17.635copy color code
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Hunter lab50.872, 20.235, 14.512copy color code
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