SW 7657

Sherwin Williams Tinsmith

Sherwin Williams Tinsmith SW 7657 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Tinsmith paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7657. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Tinsmith SW 7657
Color code:SW 7657
Color name:Tinsmith
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

Tinsmith for 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 cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Tinsmith

Tinsmith SW 7657 has an LRV of 57.14% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 57.14% 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 Tinsmith undertones?

Green is Sherwin Williams Tinsmith 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

197, 200, 196

Is Sherwin Williams Tinsmith SW 7657 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 105° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7657 Tinsmith HSL code: 105, 4%, 78%

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.

  • Cool Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Tinsmith:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 7657 Tinsmith

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

Tinsmith SW 7657 vs Antimony SW 9552

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 Tinsmith SW 7657 vs Sherwin Williams Antimony SW 9552Sherwin Williams Tinsmith SW 7657
LRV: 57.14%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 57.23%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Tinsmith SW 7657 vs Aloof Gray SW 6197

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

Sherwin Williams Tinsmith SW 7657 vs Sherwin Williams Aloof Gray SW 6197Sherwin Williams Tinsmith SW 7657
LRV: 57.14%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 57.92%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#c5c8c4copy color code
RGB Decimal197, 200, 196copy color code
RGB Percent77.25%, 78.43%, 76.86%copy color code
HSVHue: 105° Saturation: 2.0% Value: 78.43%copy color code
HSLhsl(105, 4, 78)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.5 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 2.0 Key: 21.57copy color code
YIQY: 198.647 I: -0.502 Q: -1.879copy color code
XYZX: 53.642 Y: 57.164 Z: 60.417copy color code
CIE LabL:80.272 a:-1.768 b:1.638copy color code
CIE LuvL:80.272 u:-1.477 v:2.759copy color code
Decimal12961988copy color code
Hunter lab75.607, -5.671, 5.546copy color code
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