CW-565

Benjamin Moore Anderson Blue

Benjamin Moore Anderson Blue CW-565 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Anderson Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-565. 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:Anderson Blue CW-565
Color code:CW-565
Color name:Anderson Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Anderson Blue for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Anderson Blue 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Anderson Blue

Anderson Blue CW-565 has an LRV of 48.02% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident 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 48.02% 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 Anderson Blue undertones?

Green and Blue are Benjamin Moore Anderson Blue undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#96BFB8

RGB code:

150, 191, 184

Is Benjamin Moore Anderson Blue CW-565 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 170° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-565 Anderson Blue HSL code: 170, 24%, 67%

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 Anderson 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

Benjamin Moore CW-565 Anderson Blue

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

Anderson Blue CW-565 vs Dreamcatcher 640

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Benjamin Moore Anderson Blue CW-565 vs Benjamin Moore Dreamcatcher 640Benjamin Moore Anderson Blue CW-565
LRV: 48.02%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 48.3%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Anderson Blue CW-565 vs Ocean City Blue 718

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Anderson Blue CW-565 vs Benjamin Moore Ocean City Blue 718Benjamin Moore Anderson Blue CW-565
LRV: 48.02%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 42.36%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

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HEX#96BFB8copy color code
RGB Decimal150, 191, 184copy color code
RGB Percent58.82%, 74.90%, 72.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 170° Saturation: 21.47% Value: 74.9%copy color code
HSLhsl(170, 24, 67)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 21.47 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.66 Key: 25.1copy color code
YIQY: 177.943 I: -22.183 Q: -10.851copy color code
XYZX: 39.857 Y: 47.205 Z: 52.346copy color code
CIE LabL:74.321 a:-15.066 b:-0.951copy color code
CIE LuvL:74.321 u:-20.937 v:1.083copy color code
Decimal9879480copy color code
Hunter lab68.706, -16.685, 2.922copy color code
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