SW 6191

Sherwin Williams Contented

Sherwin Williams Contented SW 6191 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Contented paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6191. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Contented SW 6191
Color code:SW 6191
Color name:Contented
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well - Balance

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LRV of Contented

Contented SW 6191 has an LRV of 51.87% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident 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 51.87% 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 Contented undertones?

Green and Yellow are Sherwin Williams Contented undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#BDC0B3

RGB code:

189, 192, 179

Is Sherwin Williams Contented SW 6191 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 74° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6191 Contented HSL code: 74, 9%, 73%

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.

  • Warm Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

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 Contented:

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

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

Contented SW 6191 vs Soft Sage SW 9647

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Contented SW 6191 vs Sherwin Williams Soft Sage SW 9647Sherwin Williams Contented SW 6191
LRV: 51.87%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 49.54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Contented SW 6191 vs Essential Gray SW 6002

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Contented SW 6191 vs Sherwin Williams Essential Gray SW 6002Sherwin Williams Contented SW 6191
LRV: 51.87%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 48.39%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#bdc0b3copy color code
RGB Decimal189, 192, 179copy color code
RGB Percent74.12%, 75.29%, 70.20%copy color code
HSVHue: 74° Saturation: 6.77% Value: 75.29%copy color code
HSLhsl(74, 9, 73)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.56 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 6.77 Key: 24.71copy color code
YIQY: 189.621 I: 2.39 Q: -4.68copy color code
XYZX: 47.971 Y: 51.773 Z: 50.102copy color code
CIE LabL:77.145 a:-3.395 b:6.19copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.145 u:-1.013 v:9.659copy color code
Decimal12435635copy color code
Hunter lab71.953, -6.914, 9.083copy color code
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