SW 6070

Sherwin Williams Heron Plume

Sherwin Williams Heron Plume SW 6070 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Heron Plume paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6070. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 6070
Color name:Heron Plume
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well - Center, Cool White, Finest Whites

Heron Plume for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Heron Plume Bedroom
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  • Sw 6070 Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Heron Plume 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Heron Plume

Heron Plume SW 6070 has an LRV of 75.37% and refers to Off-White 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 75.37% 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 Heron Plume undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#E5E1D8

RGB code:

229, 225, 216

Is Sherwin Williams Heron Plume SW 6070 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 42° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6070 Heron Plume HSL code: 42, 20%, 87%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Heron Plume:

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 6070 Heron Plume

Color comparison

Heron Plume SW 6070 vs City Loft SW 7631

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Sherwin Williams Heron Plume SW 6070 vs Sherwin Williams City Loft SW 7631Sherwin Williams Heron Plume SW 6070
LRV: 75.37%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 71.15%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Heron Plume SW 6070 vs Origami White SW 7636

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

Sherwin Williams Heron Plume SW 6070 vs Sherwin Williams Origami White SW 7636Sherwin Williams Heron Plume SW 6070
LRV: 75.37%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 76%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Heron Plume SW 6070 vs White Heron SW 7627

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Sherwin Williams Heron Plume SW 6070 vs Sherwin Williams White Heron SW 7627Sherwin Williams Heron Plume SW 6070
LRV: 75.37%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 76.04%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Heron Plume SW 6070 vs Pearly White SW 7009

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Heron Plume SW 6070 vs Sherwin Williams Pearly White SW 7009Sherwin Williams Heron Plume SW 6070
LRV: 75.37%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 77.33%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#e5e1d8copy color code
RGB Decimal229, 225, 216copy color code
RGB Percent89.80%, 88.24%, 84.71%copy color code
HSVHue: 42° Saturation: 5.68% Value: 89.8%copy color code
HSLhsl(42, 20, 87)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.75 Yellow: 5.68 Key: 10.2copy color code
YIQY: 225.17 I: 5.276 Q: -1.955copy color code
XYZX: 71.63 Y: 75.467 Z: 75.74copy color code
CIE LabL:89.611 a:-0.209 b:4.879copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.611 u:2.802 v:7.393copy color code
Decimal15065560copy color code
Hunter lab86.872, -4.842, 9.117copy color code
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