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Worldly Gray vs Agreeable Gray

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Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Shutters

Trying to decide between Worldly Gray vs Agreeable Gray? You’re not alone. These two popular paint colors are often used interchangeably, but there are some key differences between them. Here’s a quick breakdown of each color to help you decide which one is right for you.

Quick Comparison: Worldy Gray vs Agreeable Gray

worldly gray vs agreeable gray
Worldly GrayAgreeable Gray
RGB206,198,187209,203,193
HEX Value#cec6bb#d1cbc1
LRV5760
Undertonesgreen, violet, beigebeige
worldly gray

What is the LRV of Sherwin Williams Worldly Gray?

The LRV (Light Reflectance Value) of Sherwin Williams Worldly Gray is 57. LRV is a measurement of light reflectance. This tells us how dark or how light a color is. This means that Worldly Gray is almost right in the middle of the spectrum. So it’s not too dark or not too bright.

What are the Undertones of Sherwin Williams Worldly Gray?

Sherwin Williams Worldly Gray is a warm gray paint color, but it does have some undertones. In spaces with less light, you might see a bit of green coming through. And in a south-facing room that gets plenty of warm natural light, a slight touch of purple or violent undertones can be seen.

Is Worldly Gray a Warm or Cool Color?

Whether a gray paint color is warm or cool depends on the amount of beige it has in it. In the case of Worldly Gray, it is definitely a warm color. Warm grays are an excellent paint choice if you are wanting to add earthy tones to your home.

Where Can You Use Sherwin Willilams Worldly Gray?

Worldly Gray can be a great choice to paint an entire room, and pair it with SW Pure White trim to really make it pop. It’s also an excellent choice for cabinets in a kitchen, bathroom, or laundry room. No matter where you use it, Wordly Gray will bring an element of warmth and earthiness to the space.

agreeable gray

What is the LRV of Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray?

The LRV (Light Reflectance Value) of Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray is 60. So this means that Agreeable Gray is right above the middle of the spectrum. Not too dark and not overly bright.

What are the Undertones of Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray?

Undertones can have a huge impact on the appearance of a color. Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray is a greige paint color that really is a truly neutral color. It has a beige undertone which gives it warmth.

Is Agreeable Gray a Warm or Cool Color?

Agreeable Gray is a soft warm gray. It is a gray color with both gray and beige in it. It is a color that doesn’t feel cold or concrete because it has enough warmth in it. This color pairs well with most warm colors and it is great for a neutral backdrop.

Where Can You Use Sherwin Willilams Agreeable Gray?

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray is listed as one of Sherwin William’s most popular colors. It is seriously such a neutral color, you can use it almost anywhere. And it’s a great color to use on walls if you are going for a lighter, neutral color, but don’t want white. Agreeable Gray is also a great color to use on cabinetry whether in a kitchen, bathroom, or even mudroom.

Agreeable Gray is also one I would consider for the exterior of a home. It pairs well with white trim and of course wood accents such as window headers or a wood front door. Another great idea is to use it as an accent color on the exterior. As I mentioned above, we used it on functional shutters for a house we remodeled. The subtle contrast between the BM White Dove exterior and the warm Agreeable Gray shutters was perfect. It also looked amazing with the wood front door.

Final Thoughts

Sherwin Williams Worldly Gray and Agreeable Gray are both beautiful soft greige paint colors. Agreeable Gray is a bit lighter, but Wordly Gray has more complex undertones. Both are excellent choices if you are looking for a warm gray. But as always, we recommend sampling the colors you are considering before you buy a lot of paint.

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