SW 6244

Sherwin Williams Naval

Sherwin Williams Naval SW 6244 paint color review

Official color page:Naval SW 6244
Color code:SW 6244
Color name:Naval
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:ABC's and 123's, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, 2021 Encounter, 2016 Nouveau Narrative, 2022 Opus, 2020 Alive

A serene shade with a hint of opulence, it works well with polished marble, gleaming metals, soft leather and sophisticated patterns. Naval is a very dark blue but it’s very neutral. It will look slightly different depending on the amount of natural light a room gets, even the light bulbs used in lamps. But overall the color will remain a very dark navy blue.

Naval for 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.

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LRV of Naval

Naval SW 6244 has an LRV of 4% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 4.00% 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 Naval undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Naval 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

47, 61, 76

Is Sherwin Williams Naval SW 6244 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 211° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6244 Naval HSL code: 211, 24%, 24%

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 Naval:

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 6244 Naval

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 6244 Naval

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

Naval SW 6244 vs Westhaven SW 9675

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 Naval SW 6244 vs Sherwin Williams Westhaven SW 9675Sherwin Williams Naval SW 6244
LRV: 4%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 4%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Naval SW 6244 vs Gale Force SW 7605

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 Naval SW 6244 vs Sherwin Williams Gale Force SW 7605Sherwin Williams Naval SW 6244
LRV: 4%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 4%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#2f3d4ccopy color code
RGB Decimal47, 61, 76copy color code
RGB Percent18.43%, 23.92%, 29.80%copy color code
HSVHue: 211° Saturation: 38.16% Value: 29.8%copy color code
HSLhsl(211, 24, 24)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 38.16 Magenta: 19.74 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 70.2copy color code
YIQY: 58.524 I: -13.163 Q: 1.706copy color code
XYZX: 4.145 Y: 4.463 Z: 7.479copy color code
CIE LabL:25.148 a:-1.367 b:-10.962copy color code
CIE LuvL:25.148 u:-6.726 v:-12.701copy color code
Decimal3095884copy color code
Hunter lab21.127, -1.951, -6.199copy color code
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