SW 6480

Sherwin Williams Lagoon

Sherwin Williams Lagoon SW 6480 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lagoon paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6480. 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:Lagoon SW 6480
Color code:SW 6480
Color name:Lagoon
Brand:Sherwin Williams

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LRV of Lagoon

Lagoon SW 6480 has an LRV of 20.29% 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 20.29% 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 Lagoon undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

81, 134, 130

Is Sherwin Williams Lagoon SW 6480 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 175° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6480 Lagoon HSL code: 175, 25%, 42%

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 Green 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 Lagoon:

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

Lagoon SW 6480 vs Refuge SW 6228

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Sherwin Williams Lagoon SW 6480 vs Sherwin Williams Refuge SW 6228Sherwin Williams Lagoon SW 6480
LRV: 20.29%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 18.42%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Lagoon SW 6480 vs Alexandrite SW 0060

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Sherwin Williams Lagoon SW 6480 vs Sherwin Williams Alexandrite SW 0060Sherwin Williams Lagoon SW 6480
LRV: 20.29%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 22.17%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#518682copy color code
RGB Decimal81, 134, 130copy color code
RGB Percent31.76%, 52.55%, 50.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 175° Saturation: 39.55% Value: 52.55%copy color code
HSLhsl(175, 25, 42)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 39.55 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 2.99 Key: 47.45copy color code
YIQY: 117.697 I: -30.297 Q: -12.456copy color code
XYZX: 15.946 Y: 20.41 Z: 24.212copy color code
CIE LabL:52.298 a:-18.621 b:-3.413copy color code
CIE LuvL:52.298 u:-24.648 v:-2.028copy color code
Decimal5342850copy color code
Hunter lab45.178, -16.057, -0.151copy color code
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