SW 6037

Sherwin Williams Temperate Taupe

Sherwin Williams Temperate Taupe SW 6037 paint color review

Official color page:Temperate Taupe SW 6037
Color code:SW 6037
Color name:Temperate Taupe
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well - Center

The warm gray undertones give this muted violet a cozy, pensive vibe.You can combine this neutral with warm shades like Roycroft Rose for an inviting palette.

Temperate Taupe for bedroom

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  • Temperate Taupe bedroom interior
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  • Temperate Taupe bedroom interior
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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.

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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 Temperate Taupe

Temperate Taupe SW 6037 has an LRV of 45.23% 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 45.23% 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 Temperate Taupe undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

191, 177, 170

Is Sherwin Williams Temperate Taupe SW 6037 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 20° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6037 Temperate Taupe HSL code: 20, 14%, 71%

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 Pink 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 Temperate Taupe:

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.

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

Temperate Taupe SW 6037 vs Pachyderm SW 9596

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 Temperate Taupe SW 6037 vs Sherwin Williams Pachyderm SW 9596Sherwin Williams Temperate Taupe SW 6037
LRV: 45.23%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 45.22%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Temperate Taupe SW 6037 vs Amazing Gray SW 7044

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 Temperate Taupe SW 6037 vs Sherwin Williams Amazing Gray SW 7044Sherwin Williams Temperate Taupe SW 6037
LRV: 45.23%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.89%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#bfb1aacopy color code
RGB Decimal191, 177, 170copy color code
RGB Percent74.90%, 69.41%, 66.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 20° Saturation: 10.99% Value: 74.9%copy color code
HSLhsl(20, 14, 71)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 7.33 Yellow: 10.99 Key: 25.1copy color code
YIQY: 180.388 I: 10.592 Q: 0.783copy color code
XYZX: 44.462 Y: 45.424 Z: 44.445copy color code
CIE LabL:73.17 a:3.787 b:5.381copy color code
CIE LuvL:73.17 u:8.72 v:7.131copy color code
Decimal12562858copy color code
Hunter lab67.397, -0.187, 8.079copy color code