SW 6494

Sherwin Williams Lakeshore

Sherwin Williams Lakeshore SW 6494 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lakeshore paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6494. 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:Lakeshore SW 6494
Color code:SW 6494
Color name:Lakeshore
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Lakeshore for bedroom

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

Lakeshore for living room

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6494 for bathroom

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

SW 6494 on kitchen cabinets

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

Sherwin Williams Lakeshore reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Lakeshore wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Lakeshore kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Lakeshore kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Lakeshore kitchen review
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  • Sherwin Williams Lakeshore kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Lakeshore kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Lakeshore modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Lakeshore living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Lakeshore 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 Lakeshore

Lakeshore SW 6494 has an LRV of 26.77% 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 26.77% 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 Lakeshore undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Lakeshore 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:

#5B96A2

RGB code:

91, 150, 162

Is Sherwin Williams Lakeshore SW 6494 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 190° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6494 Lakeshore HSL code: 190, 28%, 50%

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 Lakeshore:

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 6494 Lakeshore

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

Lakeshore SW 6494 vs Mountain Stream SW 7612

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Sherwin Williams Lakeshore SW 6494 vs Sherwin Williams Mountain Stream SW 7612Open Lakeshore SW 6494
LRV: 26.77%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 25.3%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Lakeshore SW 6494 vs Secret Cove SW 9058

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Lakeshore SW 6494 vs Sherwin Williams Secret Cove SW 9058Open Lakeshore SW 6494
LRV: 26.77%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 25.43%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#5b96a2copy color code
RGB Decimal91, 150, 162copy color code
RGB Percent35.69%, 58.82%, 63.53%copy color code
HSVHue: 190° Saturation: 43.83% Value: 63.53%copy color code
HSLhsl(190, 28, 50)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 43.83 Magenta: 7.41 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 36.47copy color code
YIQY: 133.727 I: -39.014 Q: -8.746copy color code
XYZX: 21.739 Y: 26.644 Z: 38.17copy color code
CIE LabL:58.643 a:-15.96 b:-12.326copy color code
CIE LuvL:58.643 u:-27.122 v:-15.918copy color code
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Hunter lab51.618, -15.153, -7.711copy color code
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