Sherwin Williams Open Seas SW 6500

Official color page:Open Seas SW 6500
Color code:SW 6500
Color name:Open Seas
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well, Energetic

Imagine stepping into a room painted in Sherwin Williams Open Seas. The refreshing blend of blue and green hues creates a sense of tranquility and serenity. Open Seas pairs beautifully with crisp whites, soft creams, and warm greys, enhancing its calming effect. Adding accents in metallic gold or natural wood tones can elevate the look and add a touch of sophistication to the space. Embracing Open Seas can transform any room into a serene oasis that invites relaxation and peace.

Sherwin Williams SW 6500 on kitchen cabinets

Sw 6500 Kitchen Cabinets
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Sw 6500 Kitchen Cabinets
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Sw 6500 Kitchen Cabinets
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Sw 6500 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 Open Seas reviews

Sw 6500 Accent Wall
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Sw 6500 Accent Wall
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Sw 6500 Accent Wall
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Sw 6500 Accent Wall
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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.

What are Sherwin Williams Open Seas undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#83AFBC

RGB code:

131, 175, 188

Is Sherwin Williams Open Seas SW 6500 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 194° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6500 Open Seas HSL code: 194, 30%, 63%

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 Open Seas:

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

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

Open Seas SW 6500 vs Favorite Jeans SW 9147

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

Sherwin Williams Open Seas SW 6500 vs Sherwin Williams Favorite Jeans SW 9147Open Open Seas SW 6500
LRV: 39.15%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 34.62%
Medium color
Temperature: cold