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Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year - 2017 - Poised Taupe
The Sherwin-Williams announcement states, “Poised Taupe (SW 6039), Sherwin-Williams 2017 Color of the Year creates a cozy lifestyle and brings a sense of sanctuary into our homes. It diffuses the stresses of the world outside our doors - so much so that we feel restored and in balance when we walk across our threshold. It's both modern and classic. Poised Taupe is weathered, woodsy, complex and cozy; a beautiful balance of warm and cool. Part earthen brown and part conservative gray it's the new neutral.”
Suggestions for the use of Poised Taupe, relying on its restful neutral hue, is to paint the walls in a den, living room or bedroom. Looking for a foyer paint color? Poised Taupe could be used as a neutral color in an entry foyer enabling a transition into other more colorful or contrasting adjoining rooms.
If you are not able to find Sherwin Williams Poised Taupe these similar paint colors from other paint companies may be available.
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See the complete description at Sherwin-Williams Poised Taupe.
Tints, Shades and Monochromatics of Sherwin-Williams Poised Taupe SW 6039
In color theory, a tint is the mixture of a color with white, which increases lightness, and a shade is the mixture of a color with black, which increases darkness. In the following 10 graduations see how Poised Taupe becomes lighter and darker with the addition of white or black.
Monochromatic schemes can possibly be endless but here we show 9 variations of Poised Taupe creating them with changes of tints, shades and tones.
Poised Taupe to White
SW 6039 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 White
Poised Taupe to Black
SW 6039 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Black
SW 6039 7 8 9 10
Our sincere thanks goes to Encycolorpedia for their help with color references.
Another Sherwin-Williams paint color that might be of interest is Drawing Room Wallpaper, it was featured in Southern Living Magazine and can be seen with room photos here Drawing Room Wallpaper
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