Sherwin Williams Obi Lilac SW 6556

Let’s dive into a full Obi Lilac paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6556. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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:Obi Lilac SW 6556
Color code:SW 6556
Color name:Obi Lilac
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Vintage Moxie

What are Sherwin Williams Obi Lilac undertones?

Purple is Sherwin Williams Obi Lilac 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#B0A3B6

RGB code:

176, 163, 182

Is Sherwin Williams Obi Lilac SW 6556 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 281° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6556 Obi Lilac HSL code: 281, 12%, 68%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Obi Lilac:

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.

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 6556 Obi Lilac

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

Obi Lilac SW 6556 vs Swanky Gray SW 6261

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 Obi Lilac SW 6556 vs Sherwin Williams Swanky Gray SW 6261Open Obi Lilac SW 6556
LRV: 38.71%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 44.67%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Obi Lilac SW 6556 vs Morning Fog SW 6255

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Sherwin Williams Obi Lilac SW 6556 vs Sherwin Williams Morning Fog SW 6255Open Obi Lilac SW 6556
LRV: 38.71%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 41.65%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold