SW 6541

Sherwin Williams Daydream

Sherwin Williams Daydream SW 6541 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Daydream paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6541. Find out if this gorgeous cold purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Daydream SW 6541
Color code:SW 6541
Color name:Daydream
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well - Create

Daydream 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 cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Daydream

Daydream SW 6541 has an LRV of 54.17% 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 54.17% 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 Daydream undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#BDC3CD

RGB code:

189, 195, 205

Is Sherwin Williams Daydream SW 6541 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 218° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6541 Daydream HSL code: 218, 14%, 77%

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 Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple 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 Daydream:

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.

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

Daydream SW 6541 vs Icy SW 6534

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Sherwin Williams Daydream SW 6541 vs Sherwin Williams Icy SW 6534Sherwin Williams Daydream SW 6541
LRV: 54.17%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 56.17%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Daydream SW 6541 vs Lazy Gray SW 6254

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

Sherwin Williams Daydream SW 6541 vs Sherwin Williams Lazy Gray SW 6254Sherwin Williams Daydream SW 6541
LRV: 54.17%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 53.22%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#bdc3cdcopy color code
RGB Decimal189, 195, 205copy color code
RGB Percent74.12%, 76.47%, 80.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 218° Saturation: 7.8% Value: 80.39%copy color code
HSLhsl(218, 14, 77)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 7.8 Magenta: 4.88 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 19.61copy color code
YIQY: 194.346 I: -6.789 Q: 1.843copy color code
XYZX: 51.518 Y: 54.256 Z: 65.499copy color code
CIE LabL:78.611 a:-0.135 b:-5.71copy color code
CIE LuvL:78.611 u:-3.857 v:-8.663copy color code
Decimal12436429copy color code
Hunter lab73.659, -4.059, -1.161copy color code
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