Sherwin Williams Hardware SW 6172

Let’s dive into a full Hardware paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6172. 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:Hardware SW 6172
Color code:SW 6172
Color name:Hardware
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:2021 Encounter

What are Sherwin Williams Hardware undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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B

HEX value

HEX value:

#8B8372

RGB code:

139, 131, 114

Is Sherwin Williams Hardware SW 6172 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 41° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6172 Hardware HSL code: 41, 10%, 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 Hardware:

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

Hardware SW 6172 vs Mountain Road SW 7743

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Hardware SW 6172 vs Sherwin Williams Mountain Road SW 7743Open Hardware SW 6172
LRV: 22.94%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 23.2%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Hardware SW 6172 vs Connected Gray SW 6165

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Hardware SW 6172 vs Sherwin Williams Connected Gray SW 6165Open Hardware SW 6172
LRV: 22.94%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 23.08%
Medium color
Temperature: warm