SW 6762

Sherwin Williams Poseidon

Sherwin Williams Poseidon SW 6762 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Poseidon paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6762. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Poseidon SW 6762
Color code:SW 6762
Color name:Poseidon
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Poseidon for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon 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.

Poseidon for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon japandi interior
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Green color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 6762 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon 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 6762 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Poseidon 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 Poseidon reviews

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

Poseidon SW 6762 has an LRV of 11.25% 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 11.25% 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 Poseidon undertones?

Green and Blue are Sherwin Williams Poseidon undertones 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:

#016D60

RGB code:

1, 109, 96

Is Sherwin Williams Poseidon SW 6762 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 173° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6762 Poseidon HSL code: 173, 98%, 22%

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

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

Poseidon SW 6762 vs Maxi Teal SW 6769

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Sherwin Williams Poseidon SW 6762 vs Sherwin Williams Maxi Teal SW 6769Open Poseidon SW 6762
LRV: 11.25%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 12.74%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#016d60copy color code
RGB Decimal1, 109, 96copy color code
RGB Percent0.39%, 42.75%, 37.65%copy color code
HSVHue: 173° Saturation: 99.08% Value: 42.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(173, 98, 22)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 99.08 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 11.93 Key: 57.25copy color code
YIQY: 75.226 I: -60.18 Q: -26.892copy color code
XYZX: 7.591 Y: 11.787 Z: 12.938copy color code
CIE LabL:40.876 a:-29.83 b:-0.264copy color code
CIE LuvL:40.876 u:-32.842 v:3.68copy color code
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Hunter lab34.333, -20.614, 1.689copy color code
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