Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue CW-645 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Apollo Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-645. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Apollo Blue CW-645
Color code:CW-645
Color name:Apollo Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Apollo Blue for bedroom

  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Apollo Blue for living room

  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue victorian house interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue cozy living room
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue living room walls
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue living room
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue japandi interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue living room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Grey color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore CW-645 for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Dark real bathrooms.

Benjamin Moore CW-645 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue kitchen review
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue living room
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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.

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What are Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Apollo 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:

#768483

RGB code:

118, 132, 131

Is Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue CW-645 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 176° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-645 Apollo Blue HSL code: 176, 6%, 49%

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

Benjamin Moore CW-645 Apollo Blue

Color comparison

Apollo Blue CW-645 vs Wetherburn's Blue CW-580

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue CW-645 vs Benjamin Moore Wetherburn's Blue CW-580Open Apollo Blue CW-645
LRV: 23.7%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 23.6%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Apollo Blue CW-645 vs Cedar Mountains 706

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Apollo Blue CW-645 vs Benjamin Moore Cedar Mountains 706Open Apollo Blue CW-645
LRV: 23.7%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 23.68%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Apollo Blue

Apollo Blue CW-645 has an LRV of 23.7% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 23.70% 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.

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#768483copy color code
RGB Decimal118, 132, 131copy color code
RGB Percent46.27%, 51.76%, 51.37%copy color code
HSVHue: 176° Saturation: 10.61% Value: 51.76%copy color code
HSLhsl(176, 6, 49)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 10.61 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.76 Key: 48.24copy color code
YIQY: 127.7 I: -8.021 Q: -3.273copy color code
XYZX: 19.818 Y: 21.992 Z: 24.667copy color code
CIE LabL:54.019 a:-5.316 b:-1.2copy color code
CIE LuvL:54.019 u:-7.548 v:-0.838copy color code
Decimal7767171copy color code
Hunter lab46.896, -6.635, 1.641copy color code
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