SW 7663

Sherwin Williams Monorail Silver

Sherwin Williams Monorail Silver SW 7663 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Monorail Silver paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7663. 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:Monorail Silver SW 7663
Color code:SW 7663
Color name:Monorail Silver
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

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LRV of Monorail Silver

Monorail Silver SW 7663 has an LRV of 49.54% 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 49.54% 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 Monorail Silver undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#B8BCBB

RGB code:

184, 188, 187

Is Sherwin Williams Monorail Silver SW 7663 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 165° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7663 Monorail Silver HSL code: 165, 3%, 73%

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 Monorail Silver:

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

Monorail Silver SW 7663 vs Fashionable Gray SW 6275

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 Monorail Silver SW 7663 vs Sherwin Williams Fashionable Gray SW 6275Sherwin Williams Monorail Silver SW 7663
LRV: 49.54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 48.41%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Monorail Silver SW 7663 vs Comfort Gray SW 6205

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

Sherwin Williams Monorail Silver SW 7663 vs Sherwin Williams Comfort Gray SW 6205Sherwin Williams Monorail Silver SW 7663
LRV: 49.54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#b8bcbbcopy color code
RGB Decimal184, 188, 187copy color code
RGB Percent72.16%, 73.73%, 73.33%copy color code
HSVHue: 165° Saturation: 2.13% Value: 73.73%copy color code
HSLhsl(165, 3, 73)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 2.13 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.53 Key: 26.27copy color code
YIQY: 186.69 I: -2.062 Q: -1.157copy color code
XYZX: 46.718 Y: 49.744 Z: 54.141copy color code
CIE LabL:75.912 a:-1.579 b:0.022copy color code
CIE LuvL:75.912 u:-2.197 v:0.305copy color code
Decimal12106939copy color code
Hunter lab70.53, -5.192, 3.858copy color code
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