Behr Elegant Navy

Behr Elegant Navy M530-7 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Elegant Navy paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M530-7. 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.

Color code:M530-7
Color name:Elegant Navy

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What are Behr Elegant Navy undertones?

Blue is Behr Elegant Navy 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

72, 81, 106

Is Behr Elegant Navy M530-7 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 224° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M530-7 Elegant Navy HSL code: 224, 19%, 35%

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.

Color comparison

Elegant Navy M530-7 vs Indigo Batik SW 7602

Behr Elegant Navy M530-7 vs Sherwin Williams Indigo Batik SW 7602Behr Elegant Navy M530-7
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 7.62%
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Temperature: cold

Elegant Navy M530-7 vs Lap Of Luxury S560-7

Behr Elegant Navy M530-7 vs Behr Lap Of Luxury S560-7Behr Elegant Navy M530-7
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Temperature: cold
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Color codes

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HEX#48516acopy color code
RGB Decimal72, 81, 106copy color code
RGB Percent28.24%, 31.76%, 41.57%copy color code
HSVHue: 224° Saturation: 32.08% Value: 41.57%copy color code
HSLhsl(224, 19, 35)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 32.08 Magenta: 23.58 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 58.43copy color code
YIQY: 81.159 I: -13.397 Q: 5.876copy color code
XYZX: 8.216 Y: 8.303 Z: 14.802copy color code
CIE LabL:34.606 a:2.944 b:-15.585copy color code
CIE LuvL:34.606 u:-5.556 v:-20.94copy color code
Decimal4739434copy color code
Hunter lab28.815, 0.467, -10.286copy color code
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