Sherwin Williams Dustblu SW 9161

Let’s dive into a full Dustblu paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9161. 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.

Official color page:Dustblu SW 9161
Color code:SW 9161
Color name:Dustblu
Brand:Sherwin Williams

What are Sherwin Williams Dustblu undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

149, 155, 160

Is Sherwin Williams Dustblu SW 9161 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 207° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9161 Dustblu HSL code: 207, 5%, 61%

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 Dustblu:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 9161 Dustblu

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

Dustblu SW 9161 vs Cadet SW 9143

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Sherwin Williams Dustblu SW 9161 vs Sherwin Williams Cadet SW 9143Open Dustblu SW 9161
LRV: 32.33%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 31.22%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Dustblu SW 9161 vs African Gray SW 9162

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Sherwin Williams Dustblu SW 9161 vs Sherwin Williams African Gray SW 9162Open Dustblu SW 9161
LRV: 32.33%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 30.98%
Medium color
Temperature: cold