Sherwin Williams Ponder SW 7079 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Ponder paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7079. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Ponder SW 7079
Color code:SW 7079
Color name:Ponder
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

Ponder for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Ponder bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder 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.

Ponder for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Ponder living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder living room
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Purple color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 7079 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Ponder bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder 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 Mid-tone real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 7079 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Ponder kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder 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 Ponder reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Ponder wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Ponder 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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What are Sherwin Williams Ponder undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Ponder 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:

#BCB6B6

RGB code:

188, 182, 182

Is Sherwin Williams Ponder SW 7079 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 0° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7079 Ponder HSL code: 0, 4%, 73%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Ponder:

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

Ponder SW 7079 vs Chelsea Gray SW 2850

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Sherwin Williams Ponder SW 7079 vs Sherwin Williams Chelsea Gray SW 2850Open Ponder SW 7079
LRV: 47.74%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.86%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Ponder SW 7079 vs Argos SW 7065

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Ponder SW 7079 vs Sherwin Williams Argos SW 7065Open Ponder SW 7079
LRV: 47.74%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 51%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Ponder

Ponder SW 7079 has an LRV of 47.74% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 47.74% 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.

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.

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HEX#bcb6b6copy color code
RGB Decimal188, 182, 182copy color code
RGB Percent73.73%, 71.37%, 71.37%copy color code
HSVHue: 0° Saturation: 3.19% Value: 73.73%copy color code
HSLhsl(0, 4, 73)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.19 Yellow: 3.19 Key: 26.27copy color code
YIQY: 183.794 I: 3.575 Q: 1.269copy color code
XYZX: 45.909 Y: 47.525 Z: 50.998copy color code
CIE LabL:74.524 a:2.112 b:0.756copy color code
CIE LuvL:74.524 u:3.452 v:0.75copy color code
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Hunter lab68.938, -1.772, 4.396copy color code
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