SW 2816

Sherwin Williams Rookwood Dark Green

Sherwin Williams Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Rookwood Dark Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 2816. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 2816
Color name:Rookwood Dark Green
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Rejuvenation - Spring/Summer 2022, Victorian (1830s-1910s), Historic Exterior Color Wall

Rookwood Dark Green for bedroom

  • Sw 2816 Bedroom
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  • Rookwood Dark Green Bedroom
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  • Rookwood Dark Green Bedroom
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  • Rookwood Dark Green 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 Rookwood Dark Green

Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816 has an LRV of 10.07% 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 10.07% 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 Rookwood Dark Green undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#565C4A

RGB code:

86, 92, 74

Is Sherwin Williams Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 80° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 2816 Rookwood Dark Green HSL code: 80, 11%, 33%

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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Rookwood Dark Green:

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

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

Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816 vs Forestwood SW 7730

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

Sherwin Williams Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816 vs Sherwin Williams Forestwood SW 7730Sherwin Williams Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816
LRV: 10.07%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 8.28%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816 vs Laurel Woods SW 7749

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Sherwin Williams Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816 vs Sherwin Williams Laurel Woods SW 7749Sherwin Williams Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816
LRV: 10.07%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 6.28%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816 vs Vogue Green SW 0065

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 Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816 vs Sherwin Williams Vogue Green SW 0065Sherwin Williams Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816
LRV: 10.07%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 8.57%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816 vs Rosemary SW 6187

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

Sherwin Williams Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816 vs Sherwin Williams Rosemary SW 6187Sherwin Williams Rookwood Dark Green SW 2816
LRV: 10.07%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.56%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#565c4acopy color code
RGB Decimal86, 92, 74copy color code
RGB Percent33.73%, 36.08%, 29.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 80° Saturation: 19.57% Value: 36.08%copy color code
HSLhsl(80, 11, 33)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 6.52 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 19.57 Key: 63.92copy color code
YIQY: 88.154 I: 2.209 Q: -6.871copy color code
XYZX: 8.901 Y: 10.127 Z: 7.963copy color code
CIE LabL:38.07 a:-6.004 b:9.587copy color code
CIE LuvL:38.07 u:-2.512 v:12.446copy color code
Decimal5659722copy color code
Hunter lab31.823, -5.766, 7.441copy color code
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