SW 6885

Sherwin Williams Knockout Orange

Sherwin Williams Knockout Orange SW 6885 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Knockout Orange paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6885. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Knockout Orange SW 6885
Color code:SW 6885
Color name:Knockout Orange
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Knockout Orange 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Knockout Orange

Knockout Orange SW 6885 has an LRV of 27.66% and refers to Medium 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 27.66% 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 Knockout Orange undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

225, 111, 62

Is Sherwin Williams Knockout Orange SW 6885 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 18° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6885 Knockout Orange HSL code: 18, 73%, 56%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 Knockout Orange:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6885 Knockout Orange

Color comparison

Knockout Orange SW 6885 vs Copper Harbor SW 6634

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

Sherwin Williams Knockout Orange SW 6885 vs Sherwin Williams Copper Harbor SW 6634Sherwin Williams Knockout Orange SW 6885
LRV: 27.66%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 29.71%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Knockout Orange SW 6885 vs Kid's Stuff SW 6893

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Sherwin Williams Knockout Orange SW 6885 vs Sherwin Williams Kid's Stuff SW 6893Sherwin Williams Knockout Orange SW 6885
LRV: 27.66%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 35.53%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#e16f3ecopy color code
RGB Decimal225, 111, 62copy color code
RGB Percent88.24%, 43.53%, 24.31%copy color code
HSVHue: 18° Saturation: 72.44% Value: 88.24%copy color code
HSLhsl(18, 73, 56)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 50.67 Yellow: 72.44 Key: 11.76copy color code
YIQY: 139.5 I: 83.679 Q: 8.866copy color code
XYZX: 37.609 Y: 27.729 Z: 7.928copy color code
CIE LabL:59.643 a:41.026 b:46.904copy color code
CIE LuvL:59.643 u:90.967 v:42.252copy color code
Decimal14774078copy color code
Hunter lab52.658, 35.333, 27.934copy color code
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