SW 6947

Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal

Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal SW 6947 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Tempo Teal paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6947. 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:Tempo Teal SW 6947
Color code:SW 6947
Color name:Tempo Teal
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Bold Invention

Tempo Teal for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal 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.

Tempo Teal for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal japandi interior
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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 6947 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal 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.

SW 6947 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal 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 Tempo Teal reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal kitchen review
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal 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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LRV of Tempo Teal

Tempo Teal SW 6947 has an LRV of 19.3% 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 19.30% 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 Tempo Teal undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal 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:

#018C94

RGB code:

1, 140, 148

Is Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal SW 6947 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 183° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6947 Tempo Teal HSL code: 183, 99%, 29%

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 Tempo Teal:

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

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

Tempo Teal SW 6947 vs Gulfstream SW 6768

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal SW 6947 vs Sherwin Williams Gulfstream SW 6768Open Tempo Teal SW 6947
LRV: 19.3%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 18.39%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Tempo Teal SW 6947 vs Cruising SW 6782

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Sherwin Williams Tempo Teal SW 6947 vs Sherwin Williams Cruising SW 6782Open Tempo Teal SW 6947
LRV: 19.3%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 18.54%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#018c94copy color code
RGB Decimal1, 140, 148copy color code
RGB Percent0.39%, 54.90%, 58.04%copy color code
HSVHue: 183° Saturation: 99.32% Value: 58.04%copy color code
HSLhsl(183, 99, 29)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 99.32 Magenta: 5.41 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 41.96copy color code
YIQY: 99.351 I: -85.401 Q: -26.914copy color code
XYZX: 14.733 Y: 20.899 Z: 31.266copy color code
CIE LabL:52.839 a:-28.129 b:-13.261copy color code
CIE LuvL:52.839 u:-39.974 v:-15.553copy color code
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Hunter lab45.715, -22.475, -8.55copy color code
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