Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto SW 2941 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Blue Grotto paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 2941. 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.

Official color page:Blue Grotto SW 2941
Color code:SW 2941
Color name:Blue Grotto
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Blue Grotto for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto 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.

Blue Grotto for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto 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 2941 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Dark real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 2941 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto 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 Blue Grotto reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto living room
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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 Blue Grotto undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto 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:

#014E71

RGB code:

1, 78, 113

Is Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto SW 2941 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 199° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 2941 Blue Grotto HSL code: 199, 98%, 22%

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 Blue Grotto:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 2941 Blue Grotto

Color comparison

Blue Grotto SW 2941 vs Blueblood SW 6966

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto SW 2941 vs Sherwin Williams Blueblood SW 6966Open Blue Grotto SW 2941
LRV: 5.13%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 7.16%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Blue Grotto SW 2941 vs Bridgeport SW 2940

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Sherwin Williams Blue Grotto SW 2941 vs Sherwin Williams Bridgeport SW 2940Open Blue Grotto SW 2941
LRV: 5.13%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 4.82%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Blue Grotto

Blue Grotto SW 2941 has an LRV of 5.13% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 5.13% 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#014e71copy color code
RGB Decimal1, 78, 113copy color code
RGB Percent0.39%, 30.59%, 44.31%copy color code
HSVHue: 199° Saturation: 99.12% Value: 44.31%copy color code
HSLhsl(199, 98, 22)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 99.12 Magenta: 30.97 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 55.69copy color code
YIQY: 58.967 I: -57.131 Q: -5.396copy color code
XYZX: 5.716 Y: 6.647 Z: 16.6copy color code
CIE LabL:30.989 a:-6.642 b:-25.828copy color code
CIE LuvL:30.989 u:-20.357 v:-33.412copy color code
Decimal85617copy color code
Hunter lab25.781, -5.54, -20.129copy color code
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