Agreeable Gray: Most Popular  Paint Color

Agreeable Gray by Sherwin-Williams may be THE most popular paint on the market right now. It seems like every time I turn around, I see a new room painted that soft, pretty greige shade.

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If you have considered painting a room within the last year, you’ve undoubtedly heard of Agreeable Gray. It’s Sherwin Williams’ top-selling paint…and for good reason! This unobtrusive, warm shade is touted as the perfect “greige” (more on that below) by many.

What Color Is Agreeable Gray?

Agreeable Gray by Sherwin-Williams (SW 7029) is a greige. If you haven’t heard of that term before, it’s a catchy name that describes an entirely new category of neutral shades: colors that are a combination of gray + beige.


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Undertones refer to the underlying color that is used in a paint. This can be anything from warm yellows or reds, cool blues or greens, and even purple or gray, depending on the shade. There can also be several undertones in one paint—it’s all part of what makes a color that particular color.


In case you are like most people and have no idea what LRV means, it’s a value that helps tell you how much light will be reflected off of a painted surface. The range is from 0 (pure black) to 100 (pure white).

Where to Use

Aptly named, this shade really is quite agreeable. It works well in practically any setting! Here’s where you will really start to see why this shade is so popular. It has this chameleon-like quality that allows it to blend into the background and work in so many places.

Complementary Colors

It honestly would be easier to tell you which colors don’t go well with this shade—and none really come to mind.

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