SW 9690

Sherwin Williams Mountain Fig

Sherwin Williams Mountain Fig SW 9690 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mountain Fig paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9690. 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.

Color code:SW 9690
Color name:Mountain Fig
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Emerald Designer Edition - Classic + Collected

Mountain Fig for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Mountain Fig bedroom
    Plan Home visualization
  • Sherwin Williams Mountain Fig bedroom
    Plan Home visualization
  • Sherwin Williams Mountain Fig bedroom
    Plan Home visualization

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.

Try before you buy

100% accurate
paint samples

Peel, stick,
and repeat

Twice painted
with real paint

Next day
delivery

Shop now

LRV of Mountain Fig

Mountain Fig SW 9690 has an LRV of 4.49% 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 4.49% 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 Mountain Fig undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Mountain Fig 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

R
G
B

HEX value

HEX value:

#383C49

RGB code:

56, 60, 73

Is Sherwin Williams Mountain Fig SW 9690 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 226° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9690 Mountain Fig HSL code: 226, 13%, 25%

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 Mountain Fig:

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

Mountain Fig SW 9690 vs Armory SW 9600

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Sherwin Williams Mountain Fig SW 9690 vs Sherwin Williams Armory SW 9600Sherwin Williams Mountain Fig SW 9690
LRV: 4.49%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 4.82%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Mountain Fig SW 9690 vs Black Swan SW 6279

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

Sherwin Williams Mountain Fig SW 9690 vs Sherwin Williams Black Swan SW 6279Sherwin Williams Mountain Fig SW 9690
LRV: 4.49%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 3.97%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

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.

FormatCode
HEX#383c49copy color code
RGB Decimal56, 60, 73copy color code
RGB Percent21.96%, 23.53%, 28.63%copy color code
HSVHue: 226° Saturation: 23.29% Value: 28.63%copy color code
HSLhsl(226, 13, 25)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 23.29 Magenta: 17.81 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 71.37copy color code
YIQY: 60.286 I: -6.561 Q: 3.199copy color code
XYZX: 4.449 Y: 4.553 Z: 6.946copy color code
CIE LabL:25.423 a:1.65 b:-8.496copy color code
CIE LuvL:25.423 u:-2.541 v:-10.065copy color code
Decimal3685449copy color code
Hunter lab21.339, -0.127, -4.363copy color code
Copy color code
Copy paint color code