SW 9657

Sherwin Williams Piedmont

Sherwin Williams Piedmont SW 9657 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Piedmont paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9657. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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 9657
Color name:Piedmont
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Emerald Designer Edition - Rustic + Refined

Piedmont for bedroom

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

Piedmont for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Piedmont living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Piedmont japandi interior
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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Grey color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 9657 for bathroom

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

SW 9657 on kitchen cabinets

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

Sherwin Williams Piedmont reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Piedmont wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Piedmont kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Piedmont kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Piedmont modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Piedmont living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Piedmont 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 Piedmont

Piedmont SW 9657 has an LRV of 59.77% 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 59.77% 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 Piedmont undertones?

Green is Sherwin Williams Piedmont 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:

#C2CEC5

RGB code:

194, 206, 197

Is Sherwin Williams Piedmont SW 9657 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 135° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9657 Piedmont HSL code: 135, 11%, 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.

  • Cool Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green 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 Piedmont:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 9657 Piedmont

Color comparison

Piedmont SW 9657 vs Pearl Gray SW 0052

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Piedmont SW 9657 vs Sherwin Williams Pearl Gray SW 0052Open Piedmont SW 9657
LRV: 59.77%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 60.97%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Piedmont SW 9657 vs Copen Blue SW 0068

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Sherwin Williams Piedmont SW 9657 vs Sherwin Williams Copen Blue SW 0068Open Piedmont SW 9657
LRV: 59.77%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 58.65%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#c2cec5copy color code
RGB Decimal194, 206, 197copy color code
RGB Percent76.08%, 80.78%, 77.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 135° Saturation: 5.83% Value: 80.78%copy color code
HSLhsl(135, 11, 78)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 5.83 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 4.37 Key: 19.22copy color code
YIQY: 201.386 I: -4.259 Q: -5.339copy color code
XYZX: 54.395 Y: 59.643 Z: 61.455copy color code
CIE LabL:81.644 a:-5.755 b:3.068copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.644 u:-6.23 v:5.593copy color code
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Hunter lab77.229, -9.427, 6.88copy color code
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