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Sherwin Williams Bohemian Black (SW 6988) Paint Color


Color Name: Bohemian Black (SW 6988)
Hex Color Code: #3B373C
RGB Color Code: RGB(59, 55, 60)
CMYK Values*: 1.7%, 8.3%, 0.0%, 76.5%
Color Family (Hue): Neutral Black





About Bohemian Black (SW 6988) color - its meaning and example


What color is Bohemian Black (SW 6988)?

Bohemian Black (SW 6988) color belongs to the Neutral Black color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Bohemian Black (SW 6988) is #3B373C, and the RGB color code is RGB(59, 55, 60).

In the RGB color model, Bohemian Black (SW 6988) has a red value of 59, a green value of 55, and a blue value of 60. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 1.7% cyan, 8.3% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 76.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 288° (degrees), 4.3 % saturation, and 22.5 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Bohemian Black (SW 6988) has a hue of 288° (degrees), 8.3 % saturation and 23.5 % brightness/value.


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) is cool or warm?

The color Bohemian Black (SW 6988) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Bohemian Black (SW 6988)?

Bohemian Black (SW 6988) has an LRV of nearly 4. By LRV value, it is a very 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

Bohemian Black (SW 6988)

Light Color


Compare LRV 4 of Bohemian Black (SW 6988) 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 4 puts Sherwin Williams Bohemian Black (SW 6988) 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


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(59, 55, 60)
Red
59 (23.1%)
Green
55 (21.6%)
Blue
60 (23.5%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
1.67%
Magenta
8.33%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
76.47%

HSL

HSL(288deg, 4.3 %, 22.5 %)

Hue
288°
Saturation
4.35 %.
Lightness
22.55 %.

RYB

RYB(156, 160, 177)
Red
156 (61.3%)
Yellow
160 (62.8%)
Blue
177 (69.2%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
288°
Saturation
8.33 %.
Brightness / Value
23.53 %.

HWB

H: 288°

W: 21.57 %

B: 76.47 %

XYZ

X : 3.99

Y : 3.99

Z : 4.83

YXY

Y1 : 3.99

X : 0.31

Y2 : 0.31

CMY

C : 76.86%

M : 78.43%

Y : 76.47%


LRV

~ 4 %

Munsell Color System

6.8P 2.2/0.5

CIE-Lab

L : 23.63

A : 2.87

B : -2.49

CIE-Lch

L : 23.63

C : 3.8

H : 319.1

CIE-Luv

L : 23.63

U : 1.76

V : -3.07

Hunter-Lab

L : 19.97

A : 0.67

B : -0.37






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Bohemian Black (SW 6988) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Bohemian Black (SW 6988) (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.



#343434
Jet Black
ΔE - 4.68 (95.3% similar)
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ΔE - 4.78 (95.2% similar)
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ΔE - 4.99 (95.0% similar)
#353839
Onyx
ΔE - 5.69 (94.3% similar)





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


Pantone PMS


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Bohemian Black (SW 6988) to Pantone PMS


#3D3A3E
PANTONE 8602 C
ΔE - 1.28 (98.7% similar)
#464142
PANTONE 4287 C
ΔE - 4.09 (95.9% similar)
#363432
PANTONE 10399 C
ΔE - 5.21 (94.8% similar)
#382F2D
PANTONE 412 C
ΔE - 5.38 (94.6% similar)


Pantone TCX


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Bohemian Black (SW 6988) to Pantone TCX




RAL Design


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Bohemian Black (SW 6988) to RAL Design




RAL Classic


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Bohemian Black (SW 6988) to RAL Classic


#3D3635
RAL 8019 - Gray Brown
ΔE - 3.86 (96.1% similar)
#2F3234
RAL 7021 - Black Gray
ΔE - 5.71 (94.3% similar)
#2B2B2C
RAL 9004 - Signal Black
ΔE - 5.73 (94.3% similar)
#2A292A
RAL 9017 - Traffic Black
ΔE - 5.85 (94.1% similar)


British Standard 4800


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Bohemian Black (SW 6988) to British Standard 4800


#444444
BS 16-A-11 - Grey
ΔE - 5.91 (94.1% similar)
#323638
BS 18-B-27 - Grey
ΔE - 5.97 (94.0% similar)
#36312D
BS 04-B-25 - Saracen
ΔE - 6.18 (93.8% similar)
#443F39
BS 22-B-27 - Violet
ΔE - 7.46 (92.5% similar)





Paint similar to Bohemian Black (SW 6988) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Bohemian Black (SW 6988) (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


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Bohemian Black (SW 6988) to Sherwin Williams


#393437
Deep Forest Brown (SW 9175)
ΔE - 1.57 (98.4% similar)
#353337
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ΔE - 2.01 (98.0% similar)
#443E40
Darkroom (SW 7083)
ΔE - 3.09 (96.9% similar)
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Black Magic (SW 6991)
ΔE - 4.07 (95.9% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Bohemian Black (SW 6988) to Benjamin Moore


#353435
Universal Black (2118-10)
ΔE - 3.64 (96.4% similar)
#343435
Twilight Zone (2127-10)
ΔE - 4.12 (95.9% similar)
#3D3D3E
Black Jack (2133-20)
ΔE - 4.21 (95.8% similar)
#353434
Onyx (2133-10)
ΔE - 4.23 (95.8% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Bohemian Black (SW 6988) to Dunn-Edwards


#3B3A3A
Black (DEA 002)
ΔE - 4.08 (95.9% similar)
#3E3F41
Dark Engine (DE 6350)
ΔE - 4.56 (95.4% similar)
#464647
Black Tie (DE 6357)
ΔE - 6.01 (94.0% similar)





PPG Paints


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Bohemian Black (SW 6988) to PPG Paints


#404149
Napoleon (PPG1013-7)
ΔE - 4.29 (95.7% similar)
#49454B
Blackhearth (PPG1003-7)
ΔE - 4.66 (95.3% similar)
#414040
Black Magic (PPG1001-7)
ΔE - 4.80 (95.2% similar)
#3C3D3D
Starless Sky (PPG0995-7)
ΔE - 5.22 (94.8% similar)


Valspar


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Bohemian Black (SW 6988) to Valspar


#443F3E
Safari Brown (6009-1)
ΔE - 4.53 (95.5% similar)
#424040
Arrowhead (8006-11F)
ΔE - 4.54 (95.5% similar)
#2F3238
Very Black (5011-2)
ΔE - 4.67 (95.3% similar)
#2E2E30
Noir (4009-2)
ΔE - 4.67 (95.3% similar)


Behr


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Bohemian Black (SW 6988) to Behr


#413F3E
Blackout (N510-7)
ΔE - 4.91 (95.1% similar)
#3F4041
Totally Black (HDC-MD-04)
ΔE - 5.13 (94.9% similar)
#433F3D
Off Broadway (MQ1-35)
ΔE - 5.15 (94.8% similar)
#3D3E3E
Carbon (N520-7)
ΔE - 5.32 (94.7% similar)








Color Combinations


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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


Bohemian Black (SW 6988) - #3B373C Color Images and Patterns


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