SW 6538

Sherwin Williams Dignified

Sherwin Williams Dignified SW 6538 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dignified paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6538. 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:Dignified SW 6538
Color code:SW 6538
Color name:Dignified
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Dignified 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Dignified

Dignified SW 6538 has an LRV of 6.82% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 6.82% 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 Dignified undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

59, 73, 109

Is Sherwin Williams Dignified SW 6538 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 223° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6538 Dignified HSL code: 223, 30%, 33%

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 Dignified:

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

Dignified SW 6538 vs Indigo SW 6531

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Sherwin Williams Dignified SW 6538 vs Sherwin Williams Indigo SW 6531Sherwin Williams Dignified SW 6538
LRV: 6.82%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6.48%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#3b496dcopy color code
RGB Decimal59, 73, 109copy color code
RGB Percent23.14%, 28.63%, 42.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 223° Saturation: 45.87% Value: 42.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(223, 30, 33)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 45.87 Magenta: 33.03 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 57.25copy color code
YIQY: 72.918 I: -19.911 Q: 8.242copy color code
XYZX: 6.945 Y: 6.799 Z: 15.41copy color code
CIE LabL:31.344 a:4.968 b:-22.599copy color code
CIE LuvL:31.344 u:-7.653 v:-30.142copy color code
Decimal3885421copy color code
Hunter lab26.074, 1.918, -16.789copy color code
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