Benjamin Moore Blue Viola 1424 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Blue Viola paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1424. 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 Viola 1424
Color code:1424
Color name:Blue Viola
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Blue Viola for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola 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.

Blue Viola for living room

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

Benjamin Moore 1424 for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola 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 Mid-tone real bathrooms.

Benjamin Moore 1424 on kitchen cabinets

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

  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Blue Viola 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 Blue Viola undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Blue Viola 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:

#ACB3CA

RGB code:

172, 179, 202

Is Benjamin Moore Blue Viola 1424 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 226° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1424 Blue Viola HSL code: 226, 22%, 73%

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 Viola:

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 Viola 1424 vs Manor Blue 1627

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Blue Viola 1424 vs Benjamin Moore Manor Blue 1627Open Blue Viola 1424
LRV: 46.21%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 46.78%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Blue Viola 1424 vs Enchanted 2070-50

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Blue Viola 1424 vs Benjamin Moore Enchanted 2070-50Open Blue Viola 1424
LRV: 46.21%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 44.57%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Blue Viola

Blue Viola 1424 has an LRV of 46.21% 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 46.21% 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#ACB3CAcopy color code
RGB Decimal172, 179, 202copy color code
RGB Percent67.45%, 70.20%, 79.22%copy color code
HSVHue: 226° Saturation: 14.85% Value: 79.22%copy color code
HSLhsl(226, 22, 73)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 14.85 Magenta: 11.39 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 20.78copy color code
YIQY: 179.529 I: -11.562 Q: 5.677copy color code
XYZX: 43.791 Y: 45.274 Z: 62.293copy color code
CIE LabL:73.072 a:2.244 b:-12.458copy color code
CIE LuvL:73.072 u:-5.042 v:-19.437copy color code
Decimal11318218copy color code
Hunter lab67.286, -1.581, -7.79copy color code
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