Behr Dark Cobalt Blue

Behr Dark Cobalt Blue PPU15-03 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dark Cobalt Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU15-03. Find out if this gorgeous cold purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU15-03
Color name:Dark Cobalt Blue

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What are Behr Dark Cobalt Blue undertones?

Blue is Behr Dark Cobalt 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

51, 87, 138

Is Behr Dark Cobalt Blue PPU15-03 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 215° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU15-03 Dark Cobalt Blue HSL code: 215, 46%, 37%

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 Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple 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.

Color comparison

Dark Cobalt Blue PPU15-03 vs Flashy Sapphire P520-7

Behr Dark Cobalt Blue PPU15-03 vs Behr Flashy Sapphire P520-7Behr Dark Cobalt Blue PPU15-03
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Dark Cobalt Blue PPU15-03 vs Frank Blue SW 6967

Behr Dark Cobalt Blue PPU15-03 vs Sherwin Williams Frank Blue SW 6967Behr Dark Cobalt Blue PPU15-03
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 8.19%
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Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#33578acopy color code
RGB Decimal51, 87, 138copy color code
RGB Percent20.00%, 34.12%, 54.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 215° Saturation: 63.04% Value: 54.12%copy color code
HSLhsl(215, 46, 37)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 63.04 Magenta: 36.96 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 45.88copy color code
YIQY: 82.05 I: -37.841 Q: 8.256copy color code
XYZX: 9.359 Y: 9.354 Z: 25.35copy color code
CIE LabL:36.658 a:3.914 b:-32.249copy color code
CIE LuvL:36.658 u:-15.246 v:-45.446copy color code
Decimal3364746copy color code
Hunter lab30.585, 1.098, -27.733copy color code
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