Sherwin Williams Decisive Yellow SW 6902

Let’s dive into a full Decisive Yellow paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6902. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Decisive Yellow SW 6902
Color code:SW 6902
Color name:Decisive Yellow
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:2015 Unrestrained

What are Sherwin Williams Decisive Yellow undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#FDCC4E

RGB code:

253, 204, 78

Is Sherwin Williams Decisive Yellow SW 6902 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 43° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6902 Decisive Yellow HSL code: 43, 98%, 65%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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 Decisive Yellow:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6902 Decisive Yellow

Darker shades

Color comparison

Decisive Yellow SW 6902 vs Overjoy SW 6689

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

Sherwin Williams Decisive Yellow SW 6902 vs Sherwin Williams Overjoy SW 6689Open Decisive Yellow SW 6902
LRV: 64.78%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57.7%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Decisive Yellow SW 6902 vs Bee SW 6683

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Decisive Yellow SW 6902 vs Sherwin Williams Bee SW 6683Open Decisive Yellow SW 6902
LRV: 64.78%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 54.53%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm