SW 7024

Sherwin Williams Functional Gray

Sherwin Williams Functional Gray SW 7024 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Functional Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7024. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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:Functional Gray SW 7024
Color code:SW 7024
Color name:Functional Gray
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well - Unplug, 2018 Sincerity, 2020 Haven

Functional Gray for 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.

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LRV of Functional Gray

Functional Gray SW 7024 has an LRV of 37.01% 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 37.01% 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 Functional Gray undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Functional Gray 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#ABA39A

RGB code:

171, 163, 154

Is Sherwin Williams Functional Gray SW 7024 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 32° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7024 Functional Gray HSL code: 32, 9%, 64%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey 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 Functional Gray:

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

Functional Gray SW 7024 vs Rare Gray SW 6199

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Sherwin Williams Functional Gray SW 7024 vs Sherwin Williams Rare Gray SW 6199Sherwin Williams Functional Gray SW 7024
LRV: 37.01%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 37.76%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Functional Gray SW 7024 vs Truly Taupe SW 6038

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Sherwin Williams Functional Gray SW 7024 vs Sherwin Williams Truly Taupe SW 6038Sherwin Williams Functional Gray SW 7024
LRV: 37.01%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 35.46%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

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HEX#aba39acopy color code
RGB Decimal171, 163, 154copy color code
RGB Percent67.06%, 63.92%, 60.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 32° Saturation: 9.94% Value: 67.06%copy color code
HSLhsl(32, 9, 64)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.68 Yellow: 9.94 Key: 32.94copy color code
YIQY: 164.366 I: 7.659 Q: -1.109copy color code
XYZX: 35.723 Y: 37.186 Z: 35.859copy color code
CIE LabL:67.416 a:1.282 b:5.706copy color code
CIE LuvL:67.416 u:5.239 v:7.91copy color code
Decimal11248538copy color code
Hunter lab60.98, -2.146, 7.821copy color code
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