SW 9142

Sherwin Williams Moscow Midnight

Sherwin Williams Moscow Midnight SW 9142 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Moscow Midnight paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9142. 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.

Official color page:Moscow Midnight SW 9142
Color code:SW 9142
Color name:Moscow Midnight
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Creative

Moscow Midnight 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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Moscow Midnight

Moscow Midnight SW 9142 has an LRV of 5.32% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 5.32% 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 Moscow Midnight undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

32, 70, 82

Is Sherwin Williams Moscow Midnight SW 9142 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 194° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9142 Moscow Midnight HSL code: 194, 44%, 22%

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 Moscow Midnight:

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.

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 9142 Moscow Midnight

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

Moscow Midnight SW 9142 vs Blue Hill SW 2939

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Sherwin Williams Moscow Midnight SW 9142 vs Sherwin Williams Blue Hill SW 2939Sherwin Williams Moscow Midnight SW 9142
LRV: 5.32%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 5.05%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Moscow Midnight SW 9142 vs Hunt Club SW 6468

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Sherwin Williams Moscow Midnight SW 9142 vs Sherwin Williams Hunt Club SW 6468Sherwin Williams Moscow Midnight SW 9142
LRV: 5.32%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6.49%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#204652copy color code
RGB Decimal32, 70, 82copy color code
RGB Percent12.55%, 27.45%, 32.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 194° Saturation: 60.98% Value: 32.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(194, 44, 22)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 60.98 Magenta: 14.63 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 67.84copy color code
YIQY: 60.006 I: -26.5 Q: -4.304copy color code
XYZX: 4.308 Y: 5.296 Z: 8.776copy color code
CIE LabL:27.562 a:-9.496 b:-11.283copy color code
CIE LuvL:27.562 u:-14.795 v:-12.655copy color code
Decimal2115154copy color code
Hunter lab23.013, -6.858, -6.499copy color code
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