Sherwin Williams Searching Blue SW 6536 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Searching Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6536. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Searching Blue SW 6536
Color code:SW 6536
Color name:Searching Blue
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Memory

Searching Blue for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Searching Blue for living room

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6536 for bathroom

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6536 on kitchen cabinets

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

Sherwin Williams Searching Blue reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue kitchen review
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  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Searching Blue 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 Searching Blue undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Searching Blue 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:

#6C7F9A

RGB code:

108, 127, 154

Is Sherwin Williams Searching Blue SW 6536 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 215° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6536 Searching Blue HSL code: 215, 19%, 51%

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 Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue 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 Searching Blue:

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 6536 Searching Blue

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 6536 Searching Blue

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

Searching Blue SW 6536 vs Gentian SW 6817

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Searching Blue SW 6536 vs Sherwin Williams Gentian SW 6817Open Searching Blue SW 6536
LRV: 20.61%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 17.55%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Searching Blue SW 6536 vs Blustery Sky SW 9140

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 Searching Blue SW 6536 vs Sherwin Williams Blustery Sky SW 9140Open Searching Blue SW 6536
LRV: 20.61%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 21.71%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Searching Blue

Searching Blue SW 6536 has an LRV of 20.61% 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 20.61% 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#6c7f9acopy color code
RGB Decimal108, 127, 154copy color code
RGB Percent42.35%, 49.80%, 60.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 215° Saturation: 29.87% Value: 60.39%copy color code
HSLhsl(215, 19, 51)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 29.87 Magenta: 17.53 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 39.61copy color code
YIQY: 124.397 I: -19.998 Q: 4.383copy color code
XYZX: 19.604 Y: 20.699 Z: 33.526copy color code
CIE LabL:52.619 a:-0.349 b:-16.744copy color code
CIE LuvL:52.619 u:-10.779 v:-24.468copy color code
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Hunter lab45.496, -2.703, -11.842copy color code
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