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Sherwin Williams Honest Blue (SW 6520) Paint Color


Color Name: Honest Blue (SW 6520)
Hex Color Code: #B2C7D3
RGB Color Code: RGB(178, 199, 211)
CMYK Values*: 15.6%, 5.7%, 0.0%, 17.3%





About Honest Blue (SW 6520) color - its meaning and example


What color is Honest Blue (SW 6520)?

Honest Blue (SW 6520) color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Honest Blue (SW 6520) is #B2C7D3, and the RGB color code is RGB(178, 199, 211).

In the RGB color model, Honest Blue (SW 6520) has a red value of 178, a green value of 199, and a blue value of 211. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 15.6% cyan, 5.7% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 17.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 201.8° (degrees), 27.3 % saturation, and 76.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Honest Blue (SW 6520) has a hue of 201.8° (degrees), 15.6 % saturation and 82.7 % brightness/value.


Honest Blue (SW 6520) is cool or warm?

The color Honest Blue (SW 6520) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Honest Blue (SW 6520)?

Honest Blue (SW 6520) has an LRV of nearly 55. By LRV value, it is a medium light 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

Honest Blue (SW 6520)

Light Color


Compare LRV 55 of Honest Blue (SW 6520) 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 55 puts Sherwin Williams Honest Blue (SW 6520) paint color in the medium 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


Honest Blue (SW 6520) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(178, 199, 211)
Red
178 (69.8%)
Green
199 (78.0%)
Blue
211 (82.7%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
15.64%
Magenta
5.69%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
17.25%

HSL

HSL(201.82deg, 27.3 %, 76.3 %)

Hue
201.82°
Saturation
27.27 %.
Lightness
76.27 %.

RYB

RYB(20, 40, 48)
Red
20 (7.7%)
Yellow
40 (15.6%)
Blue
48 (18.6%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
201.82°
Saturation
15.64 %.
Brightness / Value
82.75 %.

HWB

H: 201.82°

W: 69.80 %

B: 17.25 %

XYZ

X : 50.54

Y : 55.01

Z : 69.58

YXY

Y1 : 55.01

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.31

CMY

C : 30.20%

M : 21.96%

Y : 17.25%


LRV

~ 55 %

Munsell Color System

0.5B 7.8/2

CIE-Lab

L : 79.05

A : -4.62

B : -8.39

CIE-Lch

L : 79.05

C : 9.58

H : 241.17

CIE-Luv

L : 79.05

U : -11.74

V : -12.11

Hunter-Lab

L : 74.17

A : -8.17

B : -3.7






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Honest Blue (SW 6520) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Honest Blue (SW 6520) (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.



#AEC6CF
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ΔE - 3.90 (96.1% similar)
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ΔE - 4.03 (96.0% similar)
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ΔE - 4.46 (95.5% similar)





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


RAL Design


Honest Blue (SW 6520) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Honest Blue (SW 6520) to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Honest Blue (SW 6520) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Honest Blue (SW 6520) to Pantone TCX




Pantone PMS


Honest Blue (SW 6520) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Honest Blue (SW 6520) to Pantone PMS


#B7C9D3
PANTONE 5445 C
ΔE - 1.24 (98.8% similar)
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PANTONE 5455 C
ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)
#A6BBC8
PANTONE 5435 C
ΔE - 3.15 (96.9% similar)
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PANTONE 2204 C
ΔE - 3.57 (96.4% similar)


British Standard 4800


Honest Blue (SW 6520) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Honest Blue (SW 6520) to British Standard 4800


#BBCEDB
BS 20-C-33 - Pompadour
ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)
#A9BBC6
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ΔE - 3.13 (96.9% similar)
#A9C6E2
BS 20-D-41 - Powder Blue
ΔE - 5.81 (94.2% similar)
#ADD4DA
BS 18-E-50 - Blue
ΔE - 7.29 (92.7% similar)





Paint similar to Honest Blue (SW 6520) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Honest Blue (SW 6520) (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


Honest Blue (SW 6520) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Honest Blue (SW 6520) to Sherwin Williams


#B2C7D3
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#B3C9D3
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ΔE - 1.20 (98.8% similar)
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ΔE - 1.68 (98.3% similar)
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ΔE - 1.82 (98.2% similar)


Behr


Honest Blue (SW 6520) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Honest Blue (SW 6520) to Behr


#B1C6D1
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ΔE - 0.54 (99.5% similar)
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ΔE - 1.32 (98.7% similar)
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ΔE - 2.25 (97.7% similar)


PPG Paints


Honest Blue (SW 6520) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Honest Blue (SW 6520) to PPG Paints


#ADC6D3
Twinkle (PPG1154-4)
ΔE - 1.29 (98.7% similar)
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ΔE - 2.17 (97.8% similar)
#BCCEDB
Constellation (PPG1155-4)
ΔE - 2.34 (97.7% similar)
#ABC8D8
Sonata (PPG1157-3)
ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% similar)





Benjamin Moore


Honest Blue (SW 6520) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Honest Blue (SW 6520) to Benjamin Moore


#ADC6D4
Sea View (836)
ΔE - 1.30 (98.7% similar)
#ABC1CC
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ΔE - 1.75 (98.2% similar)
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ΔE - 1.85 (98.1% similar)
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Grand Rapids (835)
ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)


Valspar


Honest Blue (SW 6520) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Honest Blue (SW 6520) to Valspar


#B9CFDC
Arctic Circle (V108-2)
ΔE - 2.00 (98.0% similar)
#BACEDD
Baby Boots (P109)
ΔE - 2.40 (97.6% similar)
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Juliet Blue (M328)
ΔE - 2.40 (97.6% similar)
#AFC2C9
A-List Blue (T673)
ΔE - 2.50 (97.5% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Honest Blue (SW 6520) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Honest Blue (SW 6520) to Dunn-Edwards


#A8BFCC
Peace River (DE 5800)
ΔE - 2.24 (97.8% similar)
#BED3E1
Two Harbors (DE 5813)
ΔE - 3.11 (96.9% similar)
#A3BFCB
Frozen Tundra (DE 5793)
ΔE - 3.35 (96.6% similar)
#C2D2E0
Oceana Drive (DE 5869)
ΔE - 3.82 (96.2% 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


Honest Blue (SW 6520) - #B2C7D3 Color Images and Patterns


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Explore Named Colors



#B2C7D3
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#BBC7D2
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#BDC3CD
Daydream (SW 6541)
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#C5C0C9
Grape Mist (SW 6548)
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#D1C6D2
Enchant (SW 6555)
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#CBB8C0
Mauve Finery (SW 6282)
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#97B4C3
Respite (SW 6514)
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#8BA7BB
Notable Hue (SW 6521)
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#99A7B8
Solitude (SW 6535)
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#99A0B2
Vesper Violet (SW 6542)
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#A29BAA
Ash Violet (SW 6549)
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#B0A3B6
Obi Lilac (SW 6556)
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