Sherwin Williams Empire Gold SW 0012

Let’s dive into a full Empire Gold paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 0012. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 0012
Color name:Empire Gold
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Historic Interior Color Wall, Purely Refined, Victorian (1830s-1910s)

Empire Gold for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold 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 warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Empire Gold for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold living room
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Yellow color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 0012 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Empire Gold minimalist 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.

What are Sherwin Williams Empire Gold undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Empire Gold 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:

#C19F6E

RGB code:

193, 159, 110

Is Sherwin Williams Empire Gold SW 0012 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 35° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 0012 Empire Gold HSL code: 35, 40%, 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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Empire Gold:

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

Empire Gold SW 0012 vs Antiquity SW 6402

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

Sherwin Williams Empire Gold SW 0012 vs Sherwin Williams Antiquity SW 6402Open Empire Gold SW 0012
LRV: 37.17%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 38.84%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Empire Gold SW 0012 vs Sassy Green SW 6416

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Sherwin Williams Empire Gold SW 0012 vs Sherwin Williams Sassy Green SW 6416Open Empire Gold SW 0012
LRV: 37.17%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 39.55%
Medium color
Temperature: warm