SW 7058

Sherwin Williams Magnetic Gray

Sherwin Williams Magnetic Gray SW 7058 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Magnetic Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7058. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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:Magnetic Gray SW 7058
Color code:SW 7058
Color name:Magnetic Gray
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well, Minimalist, Simplified

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LRV of Magnetic Gray

Magnetic Gray SW 7058 has an LRV of 45.81% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 45.81% 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 Magnetic Gray undertones?

Green is Sherwin Williams Magnetic Gray 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

178, 181, 175

Is Sherwin Williams Magnetic Gray SW 7058 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 90° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7058 Magnetic Gray HSL code: 90, 4%, 70%

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 Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey 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 Magnetic Gray:

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

Magnetic Gray SW 7058 vs Silvermist SW 7621

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Sherwin Williams Magnetic Gray SW 7058 vs Sherwin Williams Silvermist SW 7621Sherwin Williams Magnetic Gray SW 7058
LRV: 45.81%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 46.94%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Magnetic Gray SW 7058 vs Quietude SW 6212

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Sherwin Williams Magnetic Gray SW 7058 vs Sherwin Williams Quietude SW 6212Sherwin Williams Magnetic Gray SW 7058
LRV: 45.81%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 47.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#b2b5afcopy color code
RGB Decimal178, 181, 175copy color code
RGB Percent69.80%, 70.98%, 68.63%copy color code
HSVHue: 90° Saturation: 3.31% Value: 70.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(90, 4, 70)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.66 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.31 Key: 29.02copy color code
YIQY: 179.419 I: 0.14 Q: -2.502copy color code
XYZX: 42.62 Y: 45.608 Z: 47.104copy color code
CIE LabL:73.29 a:-2.169 b:2.687copy color code
CIE LuvL:73.29 u:-1.377 v:4.316copy color code
Decimal11711919copy color code
Hunter lab67.534, -5.534, 5.92copy color code
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