SW 7642

Sherwin Williams Pavestone

Sherwin Williams Pavestone SW 7642 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Pavestone paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7642. 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 7642
Color name:Pavestone
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Timeless Color Wall, Dreamer, Cool Neutrals

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LRV of Pavestone

Pavestone SW 7642 has an LRV of 32.35% 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 32.35% 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 Pavestone undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

160, 153, 143

Is Sherwin Williams Pavestone SW 7642 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 35° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7642 Pavestone HSL code: 35, 8%, 59%

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 Pavestone:

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

Pavestone SW 7642 vs Dovetail SW 7018

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 Pavestone SW 7642 vs Sherwin Williams Dovetail SW 7018Sherwin Williams Pavestone SW 7642
LRV: 32.35%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 26%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Pavestone SW 7642 vs Fawn Brindle SW 7640

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Pavestone SW 7642 vs Sherwin Williams Fawn Brindle SW 7640Sherwin Williams Pavestone SW 7642
LRV: 32.35%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 36%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#a0998fcopy color code
RGB Decimal160, 153, 143copy color code
RGB Percent62.75%, 60.00%, 56.08%copy color code
HSVHue: 35° Saturation: 10.62% Value: 62.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(35, 8, 59)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.38 Yellow: 10.62 Key: 37.25copy color code
YIQY: 153.953 I: 7.385 Q: -1.631copy color code
XYZX: 30.845 Y: 32.24 Z: 30.577copy color code
CIE LabL:63.54 a:0.754 b:6.168copy color code
CIE LuvL:63.54 u:4.711 v:8.537copy color code
Decimal10525071copy color code
Hunter lab56.78, -2.395, 7.817copy color code
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