SW 6543

Sherwin Williams Soulful Blue

Sherwin Williams Soulful Blue SW 6543 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Soulful Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6543. 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:Soulful Blue SW 6543
Color code:SW 6543
Color name:Soulful Blue
Brand:Sherwin Williams

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LRV of Soulful Blue

Soulful Blue SW 6543 has an LRV of 20.3% 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 20.30% 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 Soulful Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

117, 124, 145

Is Sherwin Williams Soulful Blue SW 6543 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 225° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6543 Soulful Blue HSL code: 225, 11%, 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 Soulful 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 6543 Soulful Blue

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 6543 Soulful 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

Soulful Blue SW 6543 vs Mythical SW 6550

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Soulful Blue SW 6543 vs Sherwin Williams Mythical SW 6550Sherwin Williams Soulful Blue SW 6543
LRV: 20.3%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 19.66%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Soulful Blue SW 6543 vs Searching Blue SW 6536

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Sherwin Williams Soulful Blue SW 6543 vs Sherwin Williams Searching Blue SW 6536Sherwin Williams Soulful Blue SW 6543
LRV: 20.3%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 20.61%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#757c91copy color code
RGB Decimal117, 124, 145copy color code
RGB Percent45.88%, 48.63%, 56.86%copy color code
HSVHue: 225° Saturation: 19.31% Value: 56.86%copy color code
HSLhsl(225, 11, 51)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 19.31 Magenta: 14.48 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 43.14copy color code
YIQY: 124.301 I: -10.92 Q: 5.054copy color code
XYZX: 19.653 Y: 20.241 Z: 29.652copy color code
CIE LabL:52.109 a:2.093 b:-12.208copy color code
CIE LuvL:52.109 u:-4.836 v:-17.896copy color code
Decimal7699601copy color code
Hunter lab44.99, -0.759, -7.583copy color code
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