SW 6231

Sherwin Williams Rock Candy

Sherwin Williams Rock Candy SW 6231 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Rock Candy paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6231. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 6231
Color name:Rock Candy
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:2020 Play, Living Well - Focus

Rock Candy for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Rock Candy bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Rock Candy 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Rock Candy

Rock Candy SW 6231 has an LRV of 74.56% and refers to Off-White 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 74.56% 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 Rock Candy undertones?

Green is Sherwin Williams Rock Candy 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#DEE1DF

RGB code:

222, 225, 223

Is Sherwin Williams Rock Candy SW 6231 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 140° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6231 Rock Candy HSL code: 140, 5%, 88%

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 Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey 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 Rock Candy:

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

Rock Candy SW 6231 vs Opalescent SW 9686

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

Sherwin Williams Rock Candy SW 6231 vs Sherwin Williams Opalescent SW 9686Sherwin Williams Rock Candy SW 6231
LRV: 74.56%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 74.64%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Rock Candy SW 6231 vs Quicksilver SW 6245

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 Rock Candy SW 6231 vs Sherwin Williams Quicksilver SW 6245Sherwin Williams Rock Candy SW 6231
LRV: 74.56%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 75.41%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#dee1dfcopy color code
RGB Decimal222, 225, 223copy color code
RGB Percent87.06%, 88.24%, 87.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 140° Saturation: 1.33% Value: 88.24%copy color code
HSLhsl(140, 5, 88)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.33 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.89 Key: 11.76copy color code
YIQY: 223.875 I: -1.145 Q: -1.257copy color code
XYZX: 70.365 Y: 74.708 Z: 80.505copy color code
CIE LabL:89.256 a:-1.371 b:0.626copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.256 u:-1.574 v:1.198copy color code
Decimal14606815copy color code
Hunter lab86.434, -5.942, 5.28copy color code
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