SW 9110

Sherwin Williams Malabar

Sherwin Williams Malabar SW 9110 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Malabar paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9110. 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.

Official color page:Malabar SW 9110
Color code:SW 9110
Color name:Malabar
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well, 2018 Sincerity

Malabar for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Malabar 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Malabar

Malabar SW 9110 has an LRV of 53.11% 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 53.11% 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 Malabar undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

207, 190, 169

Is Sherwin Williams Malabar SW 9110 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 33° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9110 Malabar HSL code: 33, 28%, 74%

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 Malabar:

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

Malabar SW 9110 vs Beachcomber SW 9617

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Sherwin Williams Malabar SW 9110 vs Sherwin Williams Beachcomber SW 9617Sherwin Williams Malabar SW 9110
LRV: 53.11%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 54.73%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Malabar SW 9110 vs Urban Putty SW 7532

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

Sherwin Williams Malabar SW 9110 vs Sherwin Williams Urban Putty SW 7532Sherwin Williams Malabar SW 9110
LRV: 53.11%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 53.93%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#cfbea9copy color code
RGB Decimal207, 190, 169copy color code
RGB Percent81.18%, 74.51%, 66.27%copy color code
HSVHue: 33° Saturation: 18.36% Value: 81.18%copy color code
HSLhsl(33, 28, 74)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.21 Yellow: 18.36 Key: 18.82copy color code
YIQY: 192.689 I: 16.879 Q: -2.939copy color code
XYZX: 51.306 Y: 52.958 Z: 45.045copy color code
CIE LabL:77.85 a:2.585 b:12.786copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.85 u:11.538 v:17.823copy color code
Decimal13614761copy color code
Hunter lab72.772, -1.505, 14.241copy color code
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