Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay SW 2823 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Rookwood Clay paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 2823. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 2823
Color name:Rookwood Clay
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Victorian (1830s-1910s), Historic Exterior Color Wall

Rookwood Clay for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Rookwood Clay for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay japandi interior
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Beige color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 2823 for bathroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay 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 Dark real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 2823 on kitchen cabinets

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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay 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 Rookwood Clay reviews

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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay 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 Rookwood Clay undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay 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:

#9A7E64

RGB code:

154, 126, 100

Is Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay SW 2823 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 29° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 2823 Rookwood Clay HSL code: 29, 21%, 50%

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 Beige 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 Rookwood Clay:

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

Rookwood Clay SW 2823 vs Moroccan Spice SW 6060

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay SW 2823 vs Sherwin Williams Moroccan Spice SW 6060Open Rookwood Clay SW 2823
LRV: 22.75%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 21.7%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Rookwood Clay SW 2823 vs Mocha SW 6067

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Rookwood Clay SW 2823 vs Sherwin Williams Mocha SW 6067Open Rookwood Clay SW 2823
LRV: 22.75%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 21.4%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Rookwood Clay

Rookwood Clay SW 2823 has an LRV of 22.75% 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 22.75% 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

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HEX#9a7e64copy color code
RGB Decimal154, 126, 100copy color code
RGB Percent60.39%, 49.41%, 39.22%copy color code
HSVHue: 29° Saturation: 35.06% Value: 60.39%copy color code
HSLhsl(29, 21, 50)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 18.18 Yellow: 35.06 Key: 39.61copy color code
YIQY: 131.408 I: 25.04 Q: -2.168copy color code
XYZX: 23.088 Y: 22.713 Z: 15.221copy color code
CIE LabL:54.775 a:6.908 b:18.228copy color code
CIE LuvL:54.775 u:19.734 v:22.015copy color code
Decimal10124900copy color code
Hunter lab47.658, 3.072, 14.425copy color code
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