SW 9003

Sherwin Williams Rita's Rouge

Sherwin Williams Rita's Rouge SW 9003 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Rita's Rouge paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9003. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Rita's Rouge SW 9003
Color code:SW 9003
Color name:Rita's Rouge
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Rita's Rouge for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Rita's Rouge bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Rita's Rouge 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 Rita's Rouge

Rita's Rouge SW 9003 has an LRV of 23.57% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 23.57% 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 Rita's Rouge undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Rita's Rouge 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

186, 113, 118

Is Sherwin Williams Rita's Rouge SW 9003 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 356° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9003 Rita's Rouge HSL code: 356, 35%, 59%

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 Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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 Rita's Rouge:

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 9003 Rita's Rouge

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

Rita's Rouge SW 9003 vs Audrey's Blush SW 9001

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Sherwin Williams Rita's Rouge SW 9003 vs Sherwin Williams Audrey's Blush SW 9001Sherwin Williams Rita's Rouge SW 9003
LRV: 23.57%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 26.25%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#ba7176copy color code
RGB Decimal186, 113, 118copy color code
RGB Percent72.94%, 44.31%, 46.27%copy color code
HSVHue: 356° Saturation: 39.25% Value: 72.94%copy color code
HSLhsl(356, 35, 59)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 39.25 Yellow: 36.56 Key: 27.06copy color code
YIQY: 135.397 I: 41.894 Q: 16.998copy color code
XYZX: 29.426 Y: 23.56 Z: 20.132copy color code
CIE LabL:55.644 a:29.435 b:9.585copy color code
CIE LuvL:55.644 u:48.991 v:7.282copy color code
Decimal12218742copy color code
Hunter lab48.538, 23.271, 9.385copy color code
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