AF-505

Benjamin Moore Blue Echo

Benjamin Moore Blue Echo AF-505 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Blue Echo paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-505. 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:Blue Echo AF-505
Color code:AF-505
Color name:Blue Echo
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Blue Echo for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo 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.

Blue Echo for living room

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

Benjamin Moore AF-505 for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo 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.

AF-505 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo 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 Blue Echo reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo cozy accent wall color
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  • Benjamin Moore AF-505 cozy hallway paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo cozy hallway interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Echo 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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LRV of Blue Echo

Blue Echo AF-505 has an LRV of 24.36% 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 24.36% 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 Blue Echo undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Blue Echo 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:

#6E888D

RGB code:

110, 136, 141

Is Benjamin Moore Blue Echo AF-505 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 190° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-505 Blue Echo HSL code: 190, 12%, 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 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 Blue Echo:

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

Blue Echo AF-505 vs Wetherburn's Blue CW-580

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore Blue Echo AF-505 vs Benjamin Moore Wetherburn's Blue CW-580Open Blue Echo AF-505
LRV: 24.36%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 23.6%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Blue Echo AF-505 vs Dartsmouth Green 691

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

Benjamin Moore Blue Echo AF-505 vs Benjamin Moore Dartsmouth Green 691Open Blue Echo AF-505
LRV: 24.36%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 25.95%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#6E888Dcopy color code
RGB Decimal110, 136, 141copy color code
RGB Percent43.14%, 53.33%, 55.29%copy color code
HSVHue: 190° Saturation: 21.99% Value: 55.29%copy color code
HSLhsl(190, 12, 49)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 21.99 Magenta: 3.55 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 44.71copy color code
YIQY: 128.796 I: -17.1 Q: -3.944copy color code
XYZX: 20.041 Y: 22.846 Z: 28.546copy color code
CIE LabL:54.913 a:-8.064 b:-5.74copy color code
CIE LuvL:54.913 u:-13.6 v:-6.964copy color code
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Hunter lab47.797, -8.803, -1.952copy color code
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