Sherwin Williams Azure Tide SW 9684 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Azure Tide paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9684. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 9684
Color name:Azure Tide
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Emerald Designer Edition - Classic + Collected

Azure Tide for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Azure Tide Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Azure Tide Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Azure Tide Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Azure Tide Bedroom
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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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Azure Tide for living room

  • Sw 9684 Living Room
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  • Sw 9684 Living Room
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  • Sw 9684 Living Room
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  • Sw 9684 Living Room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 9684 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Azure Tide Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Azure Tide Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Azure Tide Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Azure Tide Kitchen Cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Sherwin Williams Azure Tide reviews

  • Sw Azure Tide Kitchen
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  • Azure Tide Hallway
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  • Sherwin Williams Azure Tide Wall Paint
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  • Sw Azure Tide Kitchen
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  • Azure Tide Hallway
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  • Sherwin Williams Azure Tide Wall Paint
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  • Sw Azure Tide Kitchen
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  • Azure Tide Hallway
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  • Sherwin Williams Azure Tide Wall Paint
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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 Azure Tide undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Azure Tide 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:

#436585

RGB code:

67, 101, 133

Is Sherwin Williams Azure Tide SW 9684 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 209° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9684 Azure Tide HSL code: 209, 33%, 39%

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.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Azure Tide:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 9684 Azure Tide

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

Azure Tide SW 9684 vs Denim SW 6523

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Azure Tide SW 9684 vs Sherwin Williams Denim SW 6523Open Azure Tide SW 9684
LRV: 12.29%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 13.81%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Azure Tide SW 9684 vs Inky Blue SW 9149

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Sherwin Williams Azure Tide SW 9684 vs Sherwin Williams Inky Blue SW 9149Open Azure Tide SW 9684
LRV: 12.29%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 15.4%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Azure Tide

Azure Tide SW 9684 has an LRV of 12.29% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 12.29% 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

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HEX#436585copy color code
RGB Decimal67, 101, 133copy color code
RGB Percent26.27%, 39.61%, 52.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 209° Saturation: 49.62% Value: 52.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(209, 33, 39)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 49.62 Magenta: 24.06 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 47.84copy color code
YIQY: 94.482 I: -30.544 Q: 2.766copy color code
XYZX: 11.2 Y: 12.193 Z: 23.947copy color code
CIE LabL:41.522 a:-2.806 b:-21.549copy color code
CIE LuvL:41.522 u:-15.857 v:-30.061copy color code
Decimal4416901copy color code
Hunter lab34.919, -3.854, -16.218copy color code
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