SW 9525

Sherwin Williams Hidden Trail

Sherwin Williams Hidden Trail SW 9525 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Hidden Trail paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9525. 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 9525
Color name:Hidden Trail
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Emerald Designer Edition - Form + Function

Hidden Trail for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Hidden Trail bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Hidden Trail bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Hidden Trail bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Hidden Trail 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 Hidden Trail

Hidden Trail SW 9525 has an LRV of 10.47% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 10.47% 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 Hidden Trail undertones?

Yellow is Sherwin Williams Hidden Trail 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

95, 91, 77

Is Sherwin Williams Hidden Trail SW 9525 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 47° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9525 Hidden Trail HSL code: 47, 10%, 34%

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 Hidden Trail:

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

Hidden Trail SW 9525 vs Garden Gate SW 6167

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Sherwin Williams Hidden Trail SW 9525 vs Sherwin Williams Garden Gate SW 6167Sherwin Williams Hidden Trail SW 9525
LRV: 10.47%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 9.92%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Hidden Trail SW 9525 vs Stony Creek SW 9610

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Sherwin Williams Hidden Trail SW 9525 vs Sherwin Williams Stony Creek SW 9610Sherwin Williams Hidden Trail SW 9525
LRV: 10.47%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 8.73%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#5f5b4dcopy color code
RGB Decimal95, 91, 77copy color code
RGB Percent37.25%, 35.69%, 30.20%copy color code
HSVHue: 47° Saturation: 18.95% Value: 37.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(47, 10, 34)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.21 Yellow: 18.95 Key: 62.75copy color code
YIQY: 90.6 I: 6.882 Q: -3.511copy color code
XYZX: 9.8 Y: 10.451 Z: 8.52copy color code
CIE LabL:38.64 a:-1.061 b:8.662copy color code
CIE LuvL:38.64 u:3.108 v:10.667copy color code
Decimal6249293copy color code
Hunter lab32.328, -2.465, 7.004copy color code
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