Sherwin Williams Hinting Blue SW 6519

Let’s dive into a full Hinting Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6519. 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:Hinting Blue SW 6519
Color code:SW 6519
Color name:Hinting Blue
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

What are Sherwin Williams Hinting Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#CED9DD

RGB code:

206, 217, 221

Is Sherwin Williams Hinting Blue SW 6519 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 196° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6519 Hinting Blue HSL code: 196, 18%, 84%

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 Hinting Blue:

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

Hinting Blue SW 6519 vs Balmy SW 6512

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 Hinting Blue SW 6519 vs Sherwin Williams Balmy SW 6512Open Hinting Blue SW 6519
LRV: 67.74%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 66.2%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Hinting Blue SW 6519 vs Mild Blue SW 6533

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Hinting Blue SW 6519 vs Sherwin Williams Mild Blue SW 6533Open Hinting Blue SW 6519
LRV: 67.74%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 65.45%
Light color
Temperature: cold