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Sherwin Williams Blue Chip (SW 6959) Paint Color


Color Name: Blue Chip (SW 6959)
Hex Color Code: #016EA7
RGB Color Code: RGB(1, 110, 167)
CMYK Values*: 99.4%, 34.1%, 0.0%, 34.5%





About Blue Chip (SW 6959) color - its meaning and example


What color is Blue Chip (SW 6959)?

Blue Chip (SW 6959) color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Blue Chip (SW 6959) is #016EA7, and the RGB color code is RGB(1, 110, 167).

In the RGB color model, Blue Chip (SW 6959) has a red value of 1, a green value of 110, and a blue value of 167. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 99.4% cyan, 34.1% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 34.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 200.6° (degrees), 98.8 % saturation, and 32.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Blue Chip (SW 6959) has a hue of 200.6° (degrees), 99.4 % saturation and 65.5 % brightness/value.


Blue Chip (SW 6959) is cool or warm?

The color Blue Chip (SW 6959) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Blue Chip (SW 6959)?

Blue Chip (SW 6959) has an LRV of nearly 14. By LRV value, it is a dark color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.



Dark Color

Blue Chip (SW 6959)

Light Color


Compare LRV 14 of Blue Chip (SW 6959) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 14 puts Sherwin Williams Blue Chip (SW 6959) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Blue Chip (SW 6959) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(1, 110, 167)
Red
1 (0.4%)
Green
110 (43.1%)
Blue
167 (65.5%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
99.40%
Magenta
34.13%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
34.51%

HSL

HSL(200.6deg, 98.8 %, 32.9 %)

Hue
200.6°
Saturation
98.81 %.
Lightness
32.94 %.

RYB

RYB(50, 92, 178)
Red
50 (19.7%)
Yellow
92 (35.9%)
Blue
178 (69.8%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
200.6°
Saturation
99.40 %.
Brightness / Value
65.49 %.

HWB

H: 200.6°

W: 0.39 %

B: 34.51 %

XYZ

X : 12.56

Y : 13.95

Z : 38.59

YXY

Y1 : 13.95

X : 0.19

Y2 : 0.21

CMY

C : 99.61%

M : 56.86%

Y : 34.51%


LRV

~ 13.9 %

Munsell Color System

7.5B 4.0/10

CIE-Lab

L : 44.16

A : -4.61

B : -37.81

CIE-Lch

L : 44.16

C : 38.09

H : 263.06

CIE-Luv

L : 44.16

U : -28.11

V : -55.36

Hunter-Lab

L : 37.35

A : -5.31

B : -35.12






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Blue Chip (SW 6959) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Blue Chip (SW 6959) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#2072AF
Bice Blue
ΔE - 2.49 (97.5% similar)
#0067A5
Medium Persian Blue
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
#0067A5
Sapphire Blue
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
#0072BB
French Blue
ΔE - 3.23 (96.8% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


Blue Chip (SW 6959) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Blue Chip (SW 6959) to Pantone PMS


#006BA6
PANTONE 307 C
ΔE - 1.21 (98.8% similar)
#006CAA
PANTONE 10273 C
ΔE - 1.29 (98.7% similar)
#006CB0
PANTONE 3553 C
ΔE - 2.24 (97.8% similar)
#256BA2
PANTONE 2151 C
ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% similar)


Pantone TCX


Blue Chip (SW 6959) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Blue Chip (SW 6959) to Pantone TCX




RAL Design


Blue Chip (SW 6959) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Blue Chip (SW 6959) to RAL Design


#0066A3
RAL 260 40 45 - LED Blue
ΔE - 3.11 (96.9% similar)
#00659D
RAL 260 40 40 - Navy Blue
ΔE - 3.28 (96.7% similar)
#006796
RAL 250 40 40 - Europe Blue
ΔE - 3.31 (96.7% similar)


British Standard 4800


Blue Chip (SW 6959) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Blue Chip (SW 6959) to British Standard 4800


#266492
BS 20-E-56 - Blue
ΔE - 4.30 (95.7% similar)
#3876AB
BS 20-E-53 - Blue
ΔE - 4.35 (95.7% similar)


RAL Classic


Blue Chip (SW 6959) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Blue Chip (SW 6959) to RAL Classic


#376B8C
RAL 5007 - Brilliant Blue
ΔE - 4.84 (95.2% similar)
#007CB0
RAL 5015 - Sky Blue
ΔE - 5.52 (94.5% similar)
#42698C
RAL 5023 -Distant Blue
ΔE - 5.90 (94.1% similar)
#005B8C
RAL 5017 - Traffic Blue
ΔE - 6.85 (93.1% similar)


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#006699
Gartner Blue
ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)





Paint similar to Blue Chip (SW 6959) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Blue Chip (SW 6959) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Sherwin Williams


Blue Chip (SW 6959) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Blue Chip (SW 6959) to Sherwin Williams


#016EA7
Blue Chip (SW 6959)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#2377A2
Danube (SW 6803)
ΔE - 4.42 (95.6% similar)
#015F97
Hyper Blue (SW 6965)
ΔE - 5.44 (94.6% similar)
#015D87
Jay Blue (SW 6797)
ΔE - 6.70 (93.3% similar)


Valspar


Blue Chip (SW 6959) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Blue Chip (SW 6959) to Valspar


#016CA0
Blue on Blue (V034-3)
ΔE - 1.29 (98.7% similar)
#0169A7
Peek-A-Boo Blue (4007-10C)
ΔE - 2.18 (97.8% similar)
#10659F
Biro Blue (8001-43G)
ΔE - 3.53 (96.5% similar)
#0178B6
Cosmic Blue (4008-10C)
ΔE - 3.83 (96.2% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Blue Chip (SW 6959) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Blue Chip (SW 6959) to Benjamin Moore


#006EA1
Seaport Blue (2060-30)
ΔE - 1.44 (98.6% similar)
#1369A7
Paddington Blue (791)
ΔE - 2.61 (97.4% similar)
#2474A3
Blue Macaw (784)
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)
#40729C
Chicago Blues (804)
ΔE - 4.32 (95.7% similar)





Behr


Blue Chip (SW 6959) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Blue Chip (SW 6959) to Behr


#156A9B
Cosmic Cobalt (P500-7)
ΔE - 1.94 (98.1% similar)
#0D6798
Mondrian Blue (MQ4-58)
ΔE - 2.86 (97.1% similar)
#366FA6
Mega Blue (P520-6)
ΔE - 3.89 (96.1% similar)
#2B6BAA
Electric Blue (MQ4-24)
ΔE - 4.00 (96.0% similar)


PPG Paints


Blue Chip (SW 6959) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Blue Chip (SW 6959) to PPG Paints


#1C70AD
Planetarium (PPG1242-6)
ΔE - 1.98 (98.0% similar)
#0072B5
Cobalt Glaze (PPG1240-7)
ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% similar)
#296D93
Blue Oasis (PPG1158-6)
ΔE - 3.66 (96.3% similar)
#1D78AB
North Sea (PPG1239-6)
ΔE - 3.86 (96.1% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Blue Chip (SW 6959) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Blue Chip (SW 6959) to Dunn-Edwards


#296A9D
The Blues (DE 5859)
ΔE - 2.67 (97.3% similar)
#0477B4
Americana (DE 5845)
ΔE - 3.42 (96.6% similar)
#186DB6
Beautiful Blue (DEA 136)
ΔE - 3.67 (96.3% similar)
#3377A2
Surf's Up (DET 583)
ΔE - 4.20 (95.8% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Blue Chip (SW 6959) - #016EA7 color palettes and coordinating colors



Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Blue Chip (SW 6959) - #016EA7 Color Images and Patterns


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Explore Named Colors



#016EA7
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#C1B6AB
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#BEB5A9
Amazing Gray (SW 7044)
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