SW 7617

Sherwin Williams Mediterranean

Sherwin Williams Mediterranean SW 7617 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mediterranean paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7617. 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.

Color code:SW 7617
Color name:Mediterranean
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Timeless Color Wall

Mediterranean for bedroom

  • Mediterranean Bedroom Accent Wall
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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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Mediterranean

Mediterranean SW 7617 has an LRV of 17.54% 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 17.54% 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 Mediterranean undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

96, 121, 125

Is Sherwin Williams Mediterranean SW 7617 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 188° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7617 Mediterranean HSL code: 188, 13%, 43%

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 Mediterranean:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 7617 Mediterranean

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

Mediterranean SW 7617 vs Stargazer SW 9635

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

Sherwin Williams Mediterranean SW 7617 vs Sherwin Williams Stargazer SW 9635Sherwin Williams Mediterranean SW 7617
LRV: 17.54%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 17.54%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Mediterranean SW 7617 vs St. Bart's SW 7614

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Mediterranean SW 7617 vs Sherwin Williams St. Bart's SW 7614Sherwin Williams Mediterranean SW 7617
LRV: 17.54%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 17.54%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#60797dcopy color code
RGB Decimal96, 121, 125copy color code
RGB Percent37.65%, 47.45%, 49.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 188° Saturation: 23.2% Value: 49.02%copy color code
HSLhsl(188, 13, 43)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 23.2 Magenta: 3.2 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 50.98copy color code
YIQY: 113.981 I: -16.183 Q: -4.044copy color code
XYZX: 15.362 Y: 17.642 Z: 21.992copy color code
CIE LabL:49.059 a:-8.069 b:-5.176copy color code
CIE LuvL:49.059 u:-12.902 v:-5.995copy color code
Decimal6322557copy color code
Hunter lab42.002, -8.22, -1.643copy color code
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