Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade SW 6572 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Ruby Shade paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6572. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Ruby Shade SW 6572
Color code:SW 6572
Color name:Ruby Shade
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Ruby Shade for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade 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.

Ruby Shade for living room

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6572 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Dark real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 6572 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade kitchen review
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade 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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What are Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade 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:

#A2566F

RGB code:

162, 86, 111

Is Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade SW 6572 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 340° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6572 Ruby Shade HSL code: 340, 31%, 49%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Ruby Shade:

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 6572 Ruby Shade

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

Ruby Shade SW 6572 vs Concerto SW 6298

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade SW 6572 vs Sherwin Williams Concerto SW 6298Open Ruby Shade SW 6572
LRV: 15.49%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 19.19%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Ruby Shade SW 6572 vs Verve Violet SW 6979

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

Sherwin Williams Ruby Shade SW 6572 vs Sherwin Williams Verve Violet SW 6979Open Ruby Shade SW 6572
LRV: 15.49%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.43%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Ruby Shade

Ruby Shade SW 6572 has an LRV of 15.49% 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 15.49% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#a2566fcopy color code
RGB Decimal162, 86, 111copy color code
RGB Percent63.53%, 33.73%, 43.53%copy color code
HSVHue: 340° Saturation: 46.91% Value: 63.53%copy color code
HSLhsl(340, 31, 49)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 46.91 Yellow: 31.48 Key: 36.47copy color code
YIQY: 111.574 I: 37.255 Q: 23.857copy color code
XYZX: 21.098 Y: 15.486 Z: 16.913copy color code
CIE LabL:46.293 a:34.235 b:-0.107copy color code
CIE LuvL:46.293 u:47.93 v:-6.052copy color code
Decimal10638959copy color code
Hunter lab39.353, 26.83, 2.066copy color code
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