SW 9554

Sherwin Williams Going Grey

Sherwin Williams Going Grey SW 9554 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Going Grey paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9554. 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.

Color code:SW 9554
Color name:Going Grey
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Emerald Designer Edition - Minimal + Modern

Going Grey for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Going Grey bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Going Grey bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Going Grey 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Going Grey

Going Grey SW 9554 has an LRV of 21.62% 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 21.62% 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 Going Grey undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

131, 128, 122

Is Sherwin Williams Going Grey SW 9554 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 40° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9554 Going Grey HSL code: 40, 4%, 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.

  • 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 Going Grey:

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.

Sherwin Williams SW 9554 Going Grey

Color comparison

Going Grey SW 9554 vs Mountain Road SW 7743

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Going Grey SW 9554 vs Sherwin Williams Mountain Road SW 7743Sherwin Williams Going Grey SW 9554
LRV: 21.62%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 23.2%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Going Grey SW 9554 vs Lauriston Stone SW 9593

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Going Grey SW 9554 vs Sherwin Williams Lauriston Stone SW 9593Sherwin Williams Going Grey SW 9554
LRV: 21.62%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 21.98%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#83807acopy color code
RGB Decimal131, 128, 122copy color code
RGB Percent51.37%, 50.20%, 47.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 40° Saturation: 6.87% Value: 51.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(40, 4, 50)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.29 Yellow: 6.87 Key: 48.63copy color code
YIQY: 128.213 I: 3.716 Q: -1.233copy color code
XYZX: 20.591 Y: 21.669 Z: 21.505copy color code
CIE LabL:53.674 a:-0.021 b:3.655copy color code
CIE LuvL:53.674 u:2.082 v:4.997copy color code
Decimal8618106copy color code
Hunter lab46.55, -2.503, 5.194copy color code
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