SW 7541

Sherwin Williams Grecian Ivory

Sherwin Williams Grecian Ivory SW 7541 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Grecian Ivory paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7541. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Grecian Ivory SW 7541
Color code:SW 7541
Color name:Grecian Ivory
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

LRV of Grecian Ivory

Grecian Ivory SW 7541 has an LRV of 63.18% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident 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 63.18% 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 Grecian Ivory undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

216, 207, 190

Is Sherwin Williams Grecian Ivory SW 7541 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 39° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7541 Grecian Ivory HSL code: 39, 25%, 80%

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 Beige 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 Grecian Ivory:

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

Grecian Ivory SW 7541 vs Warm Oats SW 9511

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

Sherwin Williams Grecian Ivory SW 7541 vs Sherwin Williams Warm Oats SW 9511Sherwin Williams Grecian Ivory SW 7541
LRV: 63.18%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 62.65%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Grecian Ivory SW 7541 vs Rivers Edge SW 7517

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

Sherwin Williams Grecian Ivory SW 7541 vs Sherwin Williams Rivers Edge SW 7517Sherwin Williams Grecian Ivory SW 7541
LRV: 63.18%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 62.93%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#d8cfbecopy color code
RGB Decimal216, 207, 190copy color code
RGB Percent84.71%, 81.18%, 74.51%copy color code
HSVHue: 39° Saturation: 12.04% Value: 84.71%copy color code
HSLhsl(39, 25, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.17 Yellow: 12.04 Key: 15.29copy color code
YIQY: 207.753 I: 10.826 Q: -3.387copy color code
XYZX: 59.924 Y: 62.943 Z: 57.694copy color code
CIE LabL:83.412 a:0.236 b:9.561copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.412 u:6.273 v:13.988copy color code
Decimal14208958copy color code
Hunter lab79.337, -4.015, 12.42copy color code
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