SW 6810

Sherwin Williams Lupine

Sherwin Williams Lupine SW 6810 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lupine paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6810. 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:Lupine SW 6810
Color code:SW 6810
Color name:Lupine
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Inbe Tweens

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LRV of Lupine

Lupine SW 6810 has an LRV of 16.39% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 16.39% 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 Lupine undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

78, 115, 159

Is Sherwin Williams Lupine SW 6810 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 213° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6810 Lupine HSL code: 213, 34%, 46%

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 Lupine:

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 6810 Lupine

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 6810 Lupine

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

Lupine SW 6810 vs St. Bart's SW 7614

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Sherwin Williams Lupine SW 6810 vs Sherwin Williams St. Bart's SW 7614Sherwin Williams Lupine SW 6810
LRV: 16.39%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 18.36%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Lupine SW 6810 vs Stratford Blue SW 2864

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Sherwin Williams Lupine SW 6810 vs Sherwin Williams Stratford Blue SW 2864Sherwin Williams Lupine SW 6810
LRV: 16.39%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 22.41%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#4e739fcopy color code
RGB Decimal78, 115, 159copy color code
RGB Percent30.59%, 45.10%, 62.35%copy color code
HSVHue: 213° Saturation: 50.94% Value: 62.35%copy color code
HSLhsl(213, 34, 46)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 50.94 Magenta: 27.67 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 37.65copy color code
YIQY: 108.953 I: -36.187 Q: 5.866copy color code
XYZX: 15.528 Y: 16.383 Z: 35.136copy color code
CIE LabL:47.473 a:-0.256 b:-27.744copy color code
CIE LuvL:47.473 u:-17.558 v:-40.868copy color code
Decimal5141407copy color code
Hunter lab40.476, -2.354, -23.134copy color code
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