Sherwin Williams Imagine SW 6009 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Imagine paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6009. 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:Imagine SW 6009
Color code:SW 6009
Color name:Imagine
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

Imagine for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Imagine for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Imagine living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine japandi interior
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Purple color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 6009 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Imagine bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Mid-tone real bathrooms.

SW 6009 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Imagine kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Sherwin Williams Imagine reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Imagine wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Imagine living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Imagine

Imagine SW 6009 has an LRV of 48.38% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident 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 48.38% 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 Imagine undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Imagine 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:

#C2B6B6

RGB code:

194, 182, 182

Is Sherwin Williams Imagine SW 6009 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 0° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6009 Imagine HSL code: 0, 9%, 74%

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 Imagine:

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 6009 Imagine

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

Imagine SW 6009 vs Essential Gray SW 6002

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Sherwin Williams Imagine SW 6009 vs Sherwin Williams Essential Gray SW 6002Open Imagine SW 6009
LRV: 48.38%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 48.39%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Imagine SW 6009 vs Fashionable Gray SW 6275

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Sherwin Williams Imagine SW 6009 vs Sherwin Williams Fashionable Gray SW 6275Open Imagine SW 6009
LRV: 48.38%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 48.41%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#c2b6b6copy color code
RGB Decimal194, 182, 182copy color code
RGB Percent76.08%, 71.37%, 71.37%copy color code
HSVHue: 0° Saturation: 6.19% Value: 76.08%copy color code
HSLhsl(0, 9, 74)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 6.19 Yellow: 6.19 Key: 23.92copy color code
YIQY: 185.588 I: 7.151 Q: 2.538copy color code
XYZX: 47.418 Y: 48.303 Z: 51.069copy color code
CIE LabL:75.016 a:4.247 b:1.532copy color code
CIE LuvL:75.016 u:6.995 v:1.515copy color code
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