Sherwin Williams In the Navy SW 9178

Let’s dive into a full In the Navy paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9178. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:In the Navy SW 9178
Color code:SW 9178
Color name:In the Navy
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:2018 Unity

In the Navy for living room

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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

What are Sherwin Williams In the Navy undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams In the Navy 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

40, 56, 73

Is Sherwin Williams In the Navy SW 9178 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 211° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9178 In the Navy HSL code: 211, 29%, 22%

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.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 In the Navy:

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

In the Navy SW 9178 vs Naval SW 6244

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 In the Navy SW 9178 vs Sherwin Williams Naval SW 6244Open In the Navy SW 9178
LRV: 3.71%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 4%
Dark color
Temperature: cold