SW 6565

Sherwin Williams Grandeur Plum

Sherwin Williams Grandeur Plum SW 6565 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Grandeur Plum paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6565. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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:Grandeur Plum SW 6565
Color code:SW 6565
Color name:Grandeur Plum
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Sophisticated Sanctuary

Grandeur Plum 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Grandeur Plum

Grandeur Plum SW 6565 has an LRV of 14.13% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 14.13% 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 Grandeur Plum undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

146, 87, 111

Is Sherwin Williams Grandeur Plum SW 6565 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 336° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6565 Grandeur Plum HSL code: 336, 25%, 46%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Grandeur Plum:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6565 Grandeur Plum

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

Grandeur Plum SW 6565 vs Aged Wine SW 6299

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Sherwin Williams Grandeur Plum SW 6565 vs Sherwin Williams Aged Wine SW 6299Sherwin Williams Grandeur Plum SW 6565
LRV: 14.13%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 12.48%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Grandeur Plum SW 6565 vs Verve Violet SW 6979

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Grandeur Plum SW 6565 vs Sherwin Williams Verve Violet SW 6979Sherwin Williams Grandeur Plum SW 6565
LRV: 14.13%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.43%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#92576fcopy color code
RGB Decimal146, 87, 111copy color code
RGB Percent57.25%, 34.12%, 43.53%copy color code
HSVHue: 336° Saturation: 40.41% Value: 57.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(336, 25, 46)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 40.41 Yellow: 23.97 Key: 42.75copy color code
YIQY: 107.377 I: 27.446 Q: 19.949copy color code
XYZX: 18.132 Y: 14.076 Z: 16.797copy color code
CIE LabL:44.342 a:27.735 b:-3.225copy color code
CIE LuvL:44.342 u:35.448 v:-8.845copy color code
Decimal9590639copy color code
Hunter lab37.518, 20.607, -0.281copy color code
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