SW 9174

Sherwin Williams Moth Wing

Sherwin Williams Moth Wing SW 9174 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Moth Wing paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9174. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Moth Wing SW 9174
Color code:SW 9174
Color name:Moth Wing
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Dreamer, 2019 Wanderer

Moth Wing 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 Moth Wing

Moth Wing SW 9174 has an LRV of 29.1% and refers to Medium 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 29.10% 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 Moth Wing undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

160, 144, 127

Is Sherwin Williams Moth Wing SW 9174 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 31° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9174 Moth Wing HSL code: 31, 15%, 56%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Moth Wing:

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

Moth Wing SW 9174 vs Dry Dock SW 7502

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Sherwin Williams Moth Wing SW 9174 vs Sherwin Williams Dry Dock SW 7502Sherwin Williams Moth Wing SW 9174
LRV: 29.1%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 28%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Moth Wing SW 9174 vs Woodbridge SW 9618

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Sherwin Williams Moth Wing SW 9174 vs Sherwin Williams Woodbridge SW 9618Sherwin Williams Moth Wing SW 9174
LRV: 29.1%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 28.22%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#a0907fcopy color code
RGB Decimal160, 144, 127copy color code
RGB Percent62.75%, 56.47%, 49.80%copy color code
HSVHue: 31° Saturation: 20.62% Value: 62.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(31, 15, 56)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 10.0 Yellow: 20.62 Key: 37.25copy color code
YIQY: 146.846 I: 14.997 Q: -1.906copy color code
XYZX: 28.301 Y: 28.953 Z: 24.171copy color code
CIE LabL:60.74 a:3.103 b:11.212copy color code
CIE LuvL:60.74 u:10.828 v:14.707copy color code
Decimal10522751copy color code
Hunter lab53.808, -0.28, 11.033copy color code
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