SW 6789

Sherwin Williams Blue Mosque

Sherwin Williams Blue Mosque SW 6789 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Blue Mosque paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6789. 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 Mosque SW 6789
Color code:SW 6789
Color name:Blue Mosque
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Blue Mosque for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Blue Mosque bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Mosque bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Mosque 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.

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LRV of Blue Mosque

Blue Mosque SW 6789 has an LRV of 17.17% 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 17.17% 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.

What are Sherwin Williams Blue Mosque undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Blue Mosque 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#01819E

RGB code:

1, 129, 158

Is Sherwin Williams Blue Mosque SW 6789 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 191° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6789 Blue Mosque HSL code: 191, 99%, 31%

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 Mosque:

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

Color comparison

Blue Mosque SW 6789 vs Cote D'Azur SW 6951

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Blue Mosque SW 6789 vs Sherwin Williams Cote D'Azur SW 6951Sherwin Williams Blue Mosque SW 6789
LRV: 17.17%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 14.9%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Blue Mosque SW 6789 vs Blue Chip SW 6959

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Sherwin Williams Blue Mosque SW 6789 vs Sherwin Williams Blue Chip SW 6959Sherwin Williams Blue Mosque SW 6789
LRV: 17.17%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 13.26%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#01819ecopy color code
RGB Decimal1, 129, 158copy color code
RGB Percent0.39%, 50.59%, 61.96%copy color code
HSVHue: 191° Saturation: 99.37% Value: 61.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(191, 99, 31)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 99.37 Magenta: 18.35 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 38.04copy color code
YIQY: 94.034 I: -85.594 Q: -18.052copy color code
XYZX: 14.031 Y: 18.174 Z: 35.107copy color code
CIE LabL:49.706 a:-18.961 b:-23.857copy color code
CIE LuvL:49.706 u:-35.312 v:-32.98copy color code
Decimal98718copy color code
Hunter lab42.631, -15.853, -18.985copy color code
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