SW 6879

Sherwin Williams Daring

Sherwin Williams Daring SW 6879 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Daring paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6879. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Daring SW 6879
Color code:SW 6879
Color name:Daring
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Daring for 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 warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Daring

Daring SW 6879 has an LRV of 25.29% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 25.29% 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.

What are Sherwin Williams Daring undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Daring 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

223, 100, 78

Is Sherwin Williams Daring SW 6879 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 9° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6879 Daring HSL code: 9, 69%, 59%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 Daring:

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.

Sherwin Williams SW 6879 Daring

Color comparison

Daring SW 6879 vs Full Bloom SW 9700

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Sherwin Williams Daring SW 6879 vs Sherwin Williams Full Bloom SW 9700Sherwin Williams Daring SW 6879
LRV: 25.29%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 26.03%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Daring SW 6879 vs Knockout Orange SW 6885

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Sherwin Williams Daring SW 6879 vs Sherwin Williams Knockout Orange SW 6885Sherwin Williams Daring SW 6879
LRV: 25.29%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 27.66%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#df644ecopy color code
RGB Decimal223, 100, 78copy color code
RGB Percent87.45%, 39.22%, 30.59%copy color code
HSVHue: 9° Saturation: 65.02% Value: 87.45%copy color code
HSLhsl(9, 69, 59)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 55.16 Yellow: 65.02 Key: 12.55copy color code
YIQY: 134.269 I: 80.365 Q: 19.173copy color code
XYZX: 36.367 Y: 25.357 Z: 10.185copy color code
CIE LabL:57.421 a:46.516 b:35.8copy color code
CIE LuvL:57.421 u:95.094 v:31.271copy color code
Decimal14640206copy color code
Hunter lab50.356, 40.79, 23.257copy color code
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