Behr North Pole Blue M480-5A

Color code:M480-5A
Color name:North Pole Blue
Brand:Behr

Behr North Pole Blue (M480-5A) is a serene and versatile hue that brings a sense of calm and sophistication to any space. This cool blue tone pairs beautifully with crisp whites for a classic look, or with soft greys and silvers for a more contemporary feel. Enhance the depth of North Pole Blue by incorporating rich navy blues or warm neutrals like beige and taupe. For a fresh and modern touch, combine this color with accents in metallics such as copper or brushed gold. Whether used as a wall color or in decor elements, North Pole Blue adds a timeless elegance to your interior design.

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

What are Behr North Pole Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#55A0B7

RGB code:

85, 160, 183

Is Behr North Pole Blue M480-5A cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 194° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M480-5A North Pole Blue HSL code: 194, 40%, 53%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr North Pole Blue:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

North Pole Blue M480-5A vs Freshwater SW 6774

Behr North Pole Blue M480-5A vs Sherwin Williams Freshwater SW 6774Open North Pole Blue M480-5A
LRV: 26.49%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 31.96%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

North Pole Blue M480-5A vs Yacht Blue S490-4

Behr North Pole Blue M480-5A vs Behr Yacht Blue S490-4Open North Pole Blue M480-5A
LRV: 26.49%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 27.31%
Medium color
Temperature: cold