SW 2819

Sherwin Williams Downing Slate

Sherwin Williams Downing Slate SW 2819 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Downing Slate paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 2819. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 2819
Color name:Downing Slate
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Minimalist, Victorian (1830s-1910s), Historic Exterior Color Wall

Downing Slate for bedroom

  • Downing Slate Bedroom
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  • Sw Downing Slate Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Bedroom
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  • Sw 2819 Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate 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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Downing Slate for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Fireplace
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  • Downing Slate Fireplace
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Review
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Review
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Living Room
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  • Sw Downing Slate Dining Room
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  • Sw 2819 Living Room
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  • Downing Slate Review
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Grey color shade can create a unique space

Downing Slate on kitchen cabinets

  • Downing Slate Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Downing Slate Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sw 2819 Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Downing Slate Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sw Downing Slate Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sw Downing Slate Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sw 2819 Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sw Downing Slate Painted Storage
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Downing Slate for exterior

  • Downing Slate Exterior
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Exterior
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Exterior
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Exterior
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  • Downing Slate Door
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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 cool hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Downing Slate reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Bathroom
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  • Downing Slate Painted Furniture
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  • Painted Furniture
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Painted Furniture
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Review
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Review
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Review
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  • Downing Slate Review
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  • Sw Downing Slate Review
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Slate Review
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  • Downing Slate Bathroom
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  • Downing Slate Bathroom
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  • Downing Slate Review
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  • Sw Downing Slate Living Room
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  • Downing Slate Living Room
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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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LRV of Downing Slate

Downing Slate SW 2819 has an LRV of 20.76% 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 20.76% 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 Downing Slate undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Downing Slate 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:

#777F86

RGB code:

119, 127, 134

Is Sherwin Williams Downing Slate SW 2819 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 208° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 2819 Downing Slate HSL code: 208, 6%, 50%

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 Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey 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 Downing Slate:

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

Downing Slate SW 2819 vs Soulful Blue SW 6543

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 Downing Slate SW 2819 vs Sherwin Williams Soulful Blue SW 6543Sherwin Williams Downing Slate SW 2819
LRV: 20.76%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 20.3%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Downing Slate SW 2819 vs Blustery Sky SW 9140

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Downing Slate SW 2819 vs Sherwin Williams Blustery Sky SW 9140Sherwin Williams Downing Slate SW 2819
LRV: 20.76%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 21.71%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#777f86copy color code
RGB Decimal119, 127, 134copy color code
RGB Percent46.67%, 49.80%, 52.55%copy color code
HSVHue: 208° Saturation: 11.19% Value: 52.55%copy color code
HSLhsl(208, 6, 50)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 11.19 Magenta: 5.22 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 47.45copy color code
YIQY: 125.406 I: -7.017 Q: 0.486copy color code
XYZX: 19.499 Y: 20.822 Z: 25.539copy color code
CIE LabL:52.754 a:-1.462 b:-4.802copy color code
CIE LuvL:52.754 u:-4.719 v:-6.537copy color code
Decimal7831430copy color code
Hunter lab45.631, -3.577, -1.243copy color code
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