SW 6550

Sherwin Williams Mythical

Sherwin Williams Mythical SW 6550 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mythical paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6550. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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:Mythical SW 6550
Color code:SW 6550
Color name:Mythical
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Energetic

Mythical 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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Mythical for living room

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  • Sherwin Williams Mythical japandi interior
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Purple color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 6550 for bathroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Mythical 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 Dark real bathrooms.

SW 6550 on kitchen cabinets

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  • Sherwin Williams Mythical small 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 Mythical reviews

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  • Sherwin Williams Mythical kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Mythical modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Mythical living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Mythical 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 Mythical

Mythical SW 6550 has an LRV of 19.66% 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 19.66% 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 Mythical undertones?

Purple is Sherwin Williams Mythical 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:

#7E778E

RGB code:

126, 119, 142

Is Sherwin Williams Mythical SW 6550 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 258° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6550 Mythical HSL code: 258, 9%, 51%

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 Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple 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 Mythical:

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 6550 Mythical

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

Mythical SW 6550 vs Scattered Showers SW 9559

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Mythical SW 6550 vs Sherwin Williams Scattered Showers SW 9559Open Mythical SW 6550
LRV: 19.66%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 21.75%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Mythical SW 6550 vs Special Gray SW 6277

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Sherwin Williams Mythical SW 6550 vs Sherwin Williams Special Gray SW 6277Open Mythical SW 6550
LRV: 19.66%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 19.24%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#7e778ecopy color code
RGB Decimal126, 119, 142copy color code
RGB Percent49.41%, 46.67%, 55.69%copy color code
HSVHue: 258° Saturation: 16.2% Value: 55.69%copy color code
HSLhsl(258, 9, 51)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 11.27 Magenta: 16.2 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 44.31copy color code
YIQY: 123.715 I: -3.22 Q: 8.638copy color code
XYZX: 20.082 Y: 19.582 Z: 28.306copy color code
CIE LabL:51.361 a:7.451 b:-11.504copy color code
CIE LuvL:51.361 u:2.417 v:-17.584copy color code
Decimal8288142copy color code
Hunter lab44.252, 3.566, -6.949copy color code
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