SW 0062

Sherwin Williams Studio Mauve

Sherwin Williams Studio Mauve SW 0062 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Studio Mauve paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 0062. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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 0062
Color name:Studio Mauve
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well, Historic Interior Color Wall, The Jazz Age (1920s)

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LRV of Studio Mauve

Studio Mauve SW 0062 has an LRV of 50.17% 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 50.17% 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 Studio Mauve undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

198, 185, 184

Is Sherwin Williams Studio Mauve SW 0062 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 4° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 0062 Studio Mauve HSL code: 4, 11%, 75%

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 Grey 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 Studio Mauve:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 0062 Studio Mauve

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

Studio Mauve SW 0062 vs Imagine SW 6009

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Sherwin Williams Studio Mauve SW 0062 vs Sherwin Williams Imagine SW 6009Sherwin Williams Studio Mauve SW 0062
LRV: 50.17%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 48.38%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#c6b9b8copy color code
RGB Decimal198, 185, 184copy color code
RGB Percent77.65%, 72.55%, 72.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 4° Saturation: 7.07% Value: 77.65%copy color code
HSLhsl(4, 11, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 6.57 Yellow: 7.07 Key: 22.35copy color code
YIQY: 188.773 I: 8.068 Q: 2.439copy color code
XYZX: 49.288 Y: 50.165 Z: 52.421copy color code
CIE LabL:76.17 a:4.415 b:2.163copy color code
CIE LuvL:76.17 u:7.659 v:2.415copy color code
Decimal13023672copy color code
Hunter lab70.827, 0.268, 5.697copy color code
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