SW 7038

Sherwin Williams Tony Taupe

Sherwin Williams Tony Taupe SW 7038 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Tony Taupe paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7038. 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.

Official color page:Tony Taupe SW 7038
Color code:SW 7038
Color name:Tony Taupe
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Tony Taupe for bedroom

  • Sw 7038 Bedroom
    Instagram @deb_mjl_homes
  • Sw 7038 Bedroom
    Instagram @deb_mjl_homes
  • Sw 7038 Bedroom
    Instagram @deb_mjl_homes
  • Sw 7038 Bedroom
    Instagram @deb_mjl_homes

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.

Try before you buy

100% accurate
paint samples

Peel, stick,
and repeat

Twice painted
with real paint

Next day

Shop now

LRV of Tony Taupe

Tony Taupe SW 7038 has an LRV of 37.2% 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 37.20% 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 Tony Taupe undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

177, 162, 144

Is Sherwin Williams Tony Taupe SW 7038 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 33° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7038 Tony Taupe HSL code: 33, 17%, 63%

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 Tony 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.

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

Tony Taupe SW 7038 vs Stone Lion SW 7507

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Sherwin Williams Tony Taupe SW 7038 vs Sherwin Williams Stone Lion SW 7507Sherwin Williams Tony Taupe SW 7038
LRV: 37.2%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 38.21%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Tony Taupe SW 7038 vs Morris Room Grey SW 0037

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Sherwin Williams Tony Taupe SW 7038 vs Sherwin Williams Morris Room Grey SW 0037Sherwin Williams Tony Taupe SW 7038
LRV: 37.2%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 36.59%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#b1a290copy color code
RGB Decimal177, 162, 144copy color code
RGB Percent69.41%, 63.53%, 56.47%copy color code
HSVHue: 33° Saturation: 18.64% Value: 69.41%copy color code
HSLhsl(33, 17, 63)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.47 Yellow: 18.64 Key: 30.59copy color code
YIQY: 164.433 I: 14.723 Q: -2.429copy color code
XYZX: 36.085 Y: 37.202 Z: 31.658copy color code
CIE LabL:67.428 a:2.444 b:11.346copy color code
CIE LuvL:67.428 u:10.191 v:15.383copy color code
Decimal11641488copy color code
Hunter lab60.994, -1.134, 11.922copy color code
Copy color code
Copy paint color code