SW 6839

Sherwin Williams Kimono Violet

Sherwin Williams Kimono Violet SW 6839 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Kimono Violet paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6839. 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:Kimono Violet SW 6839
Color code:SW 6839
Color name:Kimono Violet
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:2017 Intrepid

Kimono Violet for exterior

  • Garage Door
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  • Front Door
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  • Garage Door
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  • Front Door
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  • Garage Door
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  • Front Door
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this warm hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Sherwin Williams Kimono Violet reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Kimono Violet Wall Paint
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  • Sw Kimono Violet Kids' Room
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  • Painted Furniture
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  • Sw Kimono Violet Laundry 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 Kimono Violet

Kimono Violet SW 6839 has an LRV of 6.14% 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 6.14% 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 Kimono Violet undertones?

Purple is Sherwin Williams Kimono Violet 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:

93, 57, 95

Is Sherwin Williams Kimono Violet SW 6839 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 297° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6839 Kimono Violet HSL code: 297, 25%, 30%

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 Kimono Violet:

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

Kimono Violet SW 6839 vs Metropolis SW 9575

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

Sherwin Williams Kimono Violet SW 6839 vs Sherwin Williams Metropolis SW 9575Open Kimono Violet SW 6839
LRV: 6.14%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 8.38%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Kimono Violet SW 6839 vs Izmir Purple SW 6825

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 Kimono Violet SW 6839 vs Sherwin Williams Izmir Purple SW 6825Open Kimono Violet SW 6839
LRV: 6.14%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 6.56%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#5d395fcopy color code
RGB Decimal93, 57, 95copy color code
RGB Percent36.47%, 22.35%, 37.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 297° Saturation: 40.0% Value: 37.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(297, 25, 30)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 2.11 Magenta: 40.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 62.75copy color code
YIQY: 72.096 I: 9.241 Q: 19.441copy color code
XYZX: 8.043 Y: 6.08 Z: 11.573copy color code
CIE LabL:29.613 a:22.902 b:-16.096copy color code
CIE LuvL:29.613 u:16.286 v:-23.046copy color code
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Hunter lab24.657, 15.071, -10.568copy color code
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