Benjamin Moore Basic Blue CC-968

Official color page:Basic Blue CC-968
Color code:CC-968
Color name:Basic Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

**Benjamin Moore Basic Blue (CC-968)** is a serene and versatile hue that brings a sense of calm and sophistication to any space. This timeless color is perfect for creating a tranquil bedroom retreat or a soothing living room oasis. Its gentle tone lends itself beautifully to accent walls, furniture pieces, or even kitchen cabinets for a subtle pop of color. Incorporate **Basic Blue** into a home office to foster focus and productivity, or use it in a bathroom for a spa-like atmosphere. Embrace the versatility and elegance of **CC-968 Basic Blue** throughout your home to achieve a cohesive and inviting interior design scheme.

Basic Blue for bedroom

Benjamin Moore Basic Blue bedroom
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue bedroom
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue bedroom
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue bedroom
Plan Home visualization

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.

Basic Blue for living room

Benjamin Moore Basic Blue living room interior
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue victorian house interior
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue cozy living room
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue living room walls
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue living room
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue japandi interior
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue living room
Plan Home visualization

Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore CC-968 for bathroom

Benjamin Moore Basic Blue bathroom
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue minimalist bathroom
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue bathroom
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue minimalist bathroom
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue bathroom
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue minimalist bathroom
Plan Home visualization

Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Dark real bathrooms.

Benjamin Moore CC-968 on kitchen cabinets

Benjamin Moore Basic Blue kitchen cabinets
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue kitchen cabinets
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue small kitchen cabinets
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue kitchen cabinets
Plan Home visualization

Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore Basic Blue reviews

Benjamin Moore Basic Blue wall
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue kitchen painted backsplash
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue kitchen backsplash
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue kitchen review
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue kitchen cabinets
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue kidsroom interior, children's room
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue modern interior
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue living room interior
Plan Home visualization
Benjamin Moore Basic Blue living room
Plan Home visualization

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 Benjamin Moore Basic Blue undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Basic 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

R
G
B

HEX value

HEX value:

#3F457D

RGB code:

63, 69, 125

Is Benjamin Moore Basic Blue CC-968 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 234° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CC-968 Basic Blue HSL code: 234, 33%, 37%

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 Basic 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.

Darker shades

Benjamin Moore CC-968 Basic Blue

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

Basic Blue CC-968 vs Prussian Blue CW-625

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

Benjamin Moore Basic Blue CC-968 vs Benjamin Moore Prussian Blue CW-625Open Basic Blue CC-968
LRV: 8.42%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 12.17%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Basic Blue CC-968 vs Grape Gum 2068-20

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Benjamin Moore Basic Blue CC-968 vs Benjamin Moore Grape Gum 2068-20Open Basic Blue CC-968
LRV: 8.42%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 7.21%
Dark color
Temperature: cold