Sherwin Williams Earl Grey SW 7660

Let’s dive into a full Earl Grey paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7660. 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:Earl Grey SW 7660
Color code:SW 7660
Color name:Earl Grey
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Reasoned

What are Sherwin Williams Earl Grey undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#969A96

RGB code:

150, 154, 150

Is Sherwin Williams Earl Grey SW 7660 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 120° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7660 Earl Grey HSL code: 120, 2%, 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 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 Earl Grey:

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

Earl Grey SW 7660 vs Polished Concrete SW 9167

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Earl Grey SW 7660 vs Sherwin Williams Polished Concrete SW 9167Open Earl Grey SW 7660
LRV: 31.82%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 31.62%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Earl Grey SW 7660 vs Cadet SW 9143

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Earl Grey SW 7660 vs Sherwin Williams Cadet SW 9143Open Earl Grey SW 7660
LRV: 31.82%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 31.22%
Medium color
Temperature: cold