SW 7016

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mindful Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7016. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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:Mindful Gray SW 7016
Color code:SW 7016
Color name:Mindful Gray
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Nurturer, Living Well - Renew, Top 50 Colors

Mindful Gray for 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 Mindful Gray

Mindful Gray SW 7016 has an LRV of 47.7% 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 47.70% 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 Mindful Gray undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#BCB7AD

RGB code:

188, 183, 173

Is Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 40° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7016 Mindful Gray HSL code: 40, 10%, 71%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Greige 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 Mindful 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

Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Revere Pewter HC-172

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter HC-172Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 56.35%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Oyster White SW 7637

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Sherwin Williams Oyster White SW 7637Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 72.49%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Wordly Gray SW 7043

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Sherwin Williams Wordly Gray SW 7043Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Dovetail SW 7018

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

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Sherwin Williams Dovetail SW 7018Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 26%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Passive SW 7064

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Sherwin Williams Passive SW 7064Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 60%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Lazy Gray SW 6254

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Sherwin Williams Lazy Gray SW 6254Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 53.22%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Crushed Ice SW 7647

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Sherwin Williams Crushed Ice SW 7647Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 66%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Amazing Gray SW 7044

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

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Sherwin Williams Amazing Gray SW 7044Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.89%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Agreeable Gray SW 7029

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray SW 7029Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 60%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Repose Gray SW 7015

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Sherwin Williams Repose Gray SW 7015Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58.22%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Anew Gray SW 7030

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016 vs Sherwin Williams Anew Gray SW 7030Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray SW 7016
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 47.4%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

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HEX#bcb7adcopy color code
RGB Decimal188, 183, 173copy color code
RGB Percent73.73%, 71.76%, 67.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 40° Saturation: 7.98% Value: 73.73%copy color code
HSLhsl(40, 10, 71)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.66 Yellow: 7.98 Key: 26.27copy color code
YIQY: 183.355 I: 6.193 Q: -2.054copy color code
XYZX: 45.214 Y: 47.576 Z: 46.325copy color code
CIE LabL:74.557 a:-0.016 b:5.709copy color code
CIE LuvL:74.557 u:3.486 v:8.31copy color code
Decimal12367789copy color code
Hunter lab68.975, -3.698, 8.462copy color code