SW 9608

Sherwin Williams Habitat

Sherwin Williams Habitat SW 9608 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Habitat paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9608. 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.

Color code:SW 9608
Color name:Habitat
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Emerald Designer Edition - Warm + Welcoming

Habitat for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Habitat bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat 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.

Habitat for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Habitat living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat living room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Beige color shade can create a unique space

Habitat for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Habitat bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat 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 Dark real bathrooms.

Habitat on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Habitat kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Habitat reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Habitat wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat kitchen review
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Habitat living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Habitat

Habitat SW 9608 has an LRV of 21.2% 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 21.20% 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 Habitat undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Habitat 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:

#897D6D

RGB code:

137, 125, 109

Is Sherwin Williams Habitat SW 9608 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 34° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9608 Habitat HSL code: 34, 11%, 48%

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 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 Habitat:

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

Habitat SW 9608 vs Quiver Tan SW 6151

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Sherwin Williams Habitat SW 9608 vs Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan SW 6151Sherwin Williams Habitat SW 9608
LRV: 21.2%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 21.85%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Habitat SW 9608 vs Meadow Trail SW 7737

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

Sherwin Williams Habitat SW 9608 vs Sherwin Williams Meadow Trail SW 7737Sherwin Williams Habitat SW 9608
LRV: 21.2%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 22.49%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#897d6dcopy color code
RGB Decimal137, 125, 109copy color code
RGB Percent53.73%, 49.02%, 42.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 34° Saturation: 20.44% Value: 53.73%copy color code
HSLhsl(34, 11, 48)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.76 Yellow: 20.44 Key: 46.27copy color code
YIQY: 126.764 I: 12.292 Q: -2.441copy color code
XYZX: 20.41 Y: 21.09 Z: 17.46copy color code
CIE LabL:53.048 a:1.794 b:10.392copy color code
CIE LuvL:53.048 u:8.246 v:13.402copy color code
Decimal9010541copy color code
Hunter lab45.924, -1.036, 9.606copy color code
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