SW 7590

Sherwin Williams Red Obsession

Sherwin Williams Red Obsession SW 7590 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Red Obsession paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7590. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Red Obsession SW 7590
Color code:SW 7590
Color name:Red Obsession
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Red Obsession 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 warm Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Red Obsession

Red Obsession SW 7590 has an LRV of 12.85% 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 12.85% 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 Red Obsession undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#B63731

RGB code:

182, 55, 49

Is Sherwin Williams Red Obsession SW 7590 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 3° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7590 Red Obsession HSL code: 3, 58%, 45%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 Red Obsession:

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 7590 Red Obsession

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 7590 Red Obsession

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.

Sherwin Williams SW 7590 Red Obsession

Color comparison

Red Obsession SW 7590 vs Gypsy Red SW 6865

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Sherwin Williams Red Obsession SW 7590 vs Sherwin Williams Gypsy Red SW 6865Sherwin Williams Red Obsession SW 7590
LRV: 12.85%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 12.94%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Red Obsession SW 7590 vs Cherry Tomato SW 6864

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Red Obsession SW 7590 vs Sherwin Williams Cherry Tomato SW 6864Sherwin Williams Red Obsession SW 7590
LRV: 12.85%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 11.89%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#b63731copy color code
RGB Decimal182, 55, 49copy color code
RGB Percent71.37%, 21.57%, 19.22%copy color code
HSVHue: 3° Saturation: 73.08% Value: 71.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(3, 58, 45)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 69.78 Yellow: 73.08 Key: 28.63copy color code
YIQY: 92.289 I: 77.607 Q: 24.998copy color code
XYZX: 21.214 Y: 12.902 Z: 4.278copy color code
CIE LabL:42.616 a:50.642 b:33.068copy color code
CIE LuvL:42.616 u:96.961 v:23.211copy color code
Decimal11941681copy color code
Hunter lab35.92, 42.562, 18.082copy color code
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