Benjamin Moore Adriatic Sea

Benjamin Moore Adriatic Sea CSP-660 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Adriatic Sea paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-660. 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.

Official color page:Adriatic Sea CSP-660
Color code:CSP-660
Color name:Adriatic Sea
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Adriatic Sea for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Adriatic Sea

Adriatic Sea CSP-660 has an LRV of 8.01% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 8.01% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Benjamin Moore Adriatic Sea undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Adriatic Sea 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

0, 71, 99

Is Benjamin Moore Adriatic Sea CSP-660 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 197° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-660 Adriatic Sea HSL code: 197, 100%, 19%

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 Benjamin Moore Adriatic Sea:

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

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

Adriatic Sea CSP-660 vs Beau Green 2054-20

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Adriatic Sea CSP-660 vs Benjamin Moore Beau Green 2054-20Benjamin Moore Adriatic Sea CSP-660
LRV: 8.01%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 8.01%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Adriatic Sea CSP-660 vs Tucson Teal 2056-10

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Adriatic Sea CSP-660 vs Benjamin Moore Tucson Teal 2056-10Benjamin Moore Adriatic Sea CSP-660
LRV: 8.01%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 8.01%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#004763copy color code
RGB Decimal0, 71, 99copy color code
RGB Percent0.00%, 27.84%, 38.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 197° Saturation: 100.0% Value: 38.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(197, 100, 19)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 100.0 Magenta: 28.28 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 61.18copy color code
YIQY: 52.963 I: -51.307 Q: -6.306copy color code
XYZX: 4.504 Y: 5.407 Z: 12.607copy color code
CIE LabL:27.863 a:-8.127 b:-21.854copy color code
CIE LuvL:27.863 u:-18.787 v:-26.837copy color code
Decimal18275copy color code
Hunter lab23.252, -6.114, -15.87copy color code
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