SW 6117

Sherwin Williams Smokey Topaz

Sherwin Williams Smokey Topaz SW 6117 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Smokey Topaz paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6117. 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 6117
Color name:Smokey Topaz
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Timeless Color Wall, Latin Zest, Honed Vitality

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LRV of Smokey Topaz

Smokey Topaz SW 6117 has an LRV of 22.42% 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 22.42% 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 Smokey Topaz undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#A57955

RGB code:

165, 121, 85

Is Sherwin Williams Smokey Topaz SW 6117 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 27° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6117 Smokey Topaz HSL code: 27, 32%, 49%

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 Yellow 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 Smokey Topaz:

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

Smokey Topaz SW 6117 vs Hopsack SW 6109

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Sherwin Williams Smokey Topaz SW 6117 vs Sherwin Williams Hopsack SW 6109Sherwin Williams Smokey Topaz SW 6117
LRV: 22.42%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 22.42%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Smokey Topaz SW 6117 vs Almond Roca SW 9105

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Sherwin Williams Smokey Topaz SW 6117 vs Sherwin Williams Almond Roca SW 9105Sherwin Williams Smokey Topaz SW 6117
LRV: 22.42%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 22.42%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#a57955copy color code
RGB Decimal165, 121, 85copy color code
RGB Percent64.71%, 47.45%, 33.33%copy color code
HSVHue: 27° Saturation: 48.48% Value: 64.71%copy color code
HSLhsl(27, 32, 49)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 26.67 Yellow: 48.48 Key: 35.29copy color code
YIQY: 130.052 I: 37.788 Q: -1.896copy color code
XYZX: 23.995 Y: 22.332 Z: 11.638copy color code
CIE LabL:54.377 a:12.658 b:26.423copy color code
CIE LuvL:54.377 u:32.402 v:29.638copy color code
Decimal10844501copy color code
Hunter lab47.256, 7.937, 18.477copy color code
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