SW 2857

Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow

Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow SW 2857 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Peace Yellow paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 2857. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 2857
Color name:Peace Yellow
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well, 2022 Ephemera, Suburban Modern (1950s), Historic Exterior Color Wall

Peace Yellow for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Peace Yellow for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow living room
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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Yellow color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 2857 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Light real bathrooms.

SW 2857 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow kitchen review
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Peace Yellow

Peace Yellow SW 2857 has an LRV of 65.34% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 65.34% 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 Peace Yellow undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow 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:

#EECF9E

RGB code:

238, 207, 158

Is Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow SW 2857 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 37° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 2857 Peace Yellow HSL code: 37, 70%, 78%

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 Yellow 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 Peace Yellow:

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

Color comparison

Peace Yellow SW 2857 vs Lucent Yellow SW 6400

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Sherwin Williams Peace Yellow SW 2857 vs Sherwin Williams Lucent Yellow SW 6400Open Peace Yellow SW 2857
LRV: 65.34%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 64.34%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#eecf9ecopy color code
RGB Decimal238, 207, 158copy color code
RGB Percent93.33%, 81.18%, 61.96%copy color code
HSVHue: 37° Saturation: 33.61% Value: 93.33%copy color code
HSLhsl(37, 70, 78)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 13.03 Yellow: 33.61 Key: 6.67copy color code
YIQY: 210.683 I: 34.219 Q: -8.691copy color code
XYZX: 63.745 Y: 65.274 Z: 41.58copy color code
CIE LabL:84.625 a:3.935 b:28.39copy color code
CIE LuvL:84.625 u:22.597 v:38.291copy color code
Decimal15650718copy color code
Hunter lab80.792, -0.55, 26.041copy color code
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