Sherwin Williams Twilight Gray SW 0054 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Twilight Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 0054. 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 0054
Color name:Twilight Gray
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Historic Interior Color Wall, Living Well - Create, The Classics (1800s-1860s)

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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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What are Sherwin Williams Twilight Gray undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#C8BFB5

RGB code:

200, 191, 181

Is Sherwin Williams Twilight Gray SW 0054 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 32° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 0054 Twilight Gray HSL code: 32, 15%, 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 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 Twilight Gray:

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

Twilight Gray SW 0054 vs Light French Gray SW 0055

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Twilight Gray SW 0054 vs Sherwin Williams Light French Gray SW 0055Open Twilight Gray SW 0054
LRV: 52.75%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 53%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Twilight Gray SW 0054 vs Colonnade Gray SW 7641

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

Sherwin Williams Twilight Gray SW 0054 vs Sherwin Williams Colonnade Gray SW 7641Open Twilight Gray SW 0054
LRV: 52.75%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 53.04%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Twilight Gray

Twilight Gray SW 0054 has an LRV of 52.75% 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 52.75% 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.

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.

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HEX#c8bfb5copy color code
RGB Decimal200, 191, 181copy color code
RGB Percent78.43%, 74.90%, 70.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 32° Saturation: 9.5% Value: 78.43%copy color code
HSLhsl(32, 15, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.5 Yellow: 9.5 Key: 21.57copy color code
YIQY: 192.551 I: 8.577 Q: -1.208copy color code
XYZX: 50.789 Y: 52.878 Z: 51.234copy color code
CIE LabL:77.803 a:1.418 b:6.169copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.803 u:5.86 v:8.78copy color code
Decimal13156277copy color code
Hunter lab72.717, -2.582, 9.128copy color code