Sherwin Williams Moderne White SW 6168 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Moderne White paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6168. 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.

Color code:SW 6168
Color name:Moderne White
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Pottery Barn, Living Well - Reflect

Moderne White for exterior

  • Moderne White House Exterior
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  • Sherwin Williams Moderne White Exterior
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this warm hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Sherwin Williams Moderne White reviews

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  • Sherwin Williams Moderne White Wall Paint
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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What are Sherwin Williams Moderne White undertones?

Yellow is Sherwin Williams Moderne White 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

226, 224, 215

Is Sherwin Williams Moderne White SW 6168 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 49° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6168 Moderne White HSL code: 49, 16%, 86%

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 Grey 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 Moderne White:

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

Moderne White SW 6168 vs Reserved White SW 7056

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Sherwin Williams Moderne White SW 6168 vs Sherwin Williams Reserved White SW 7056Open Moderne White SW 6168
LRV: 74.47%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.08%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Moderne White SW 6168 vs Nuance SW 7049

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

Sherwin Williams Moderne White SW 6168 vs Sherwin Williams Nuance SW 7049Open Moderne White SW 6168
LRV: 74.47%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.28%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Moderne White

Moderne White SW 6168 has an LRV of 74.47% and refers to Off-White colors that reflect a lot of 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 74.47% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#e2e0d7copy color code
RGB Decimal226, 224, 215copy color code
RGB Percent88.63%, 87.84%, 84.31%copy color code
HSVHue: 49° Saturation: 4.87% Value: 88.63%copy color code
HSLhsl(49, 16, 86)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.88 Yellow: 4.87 Key: 11.37copy color code
YIQY: 223.572 I: 4.084 Q: -2.378copy color code
XYZX: 70.283 Y: 74.387 Z: 74.927copy color code
CIE LabL:89.105 a:-0.898 b:4.643copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.105 u:1.647 v:7.16copy color code
Decimal14868695copy color code
Hunter lab86.248, -5.475, 8.866copy color code
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