Benjamin Moore Caribbean Azure

Benjamin Moore Caribbean Azure 2059-20 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Caribbean Azure paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2059-20. 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:Caribbean Azure 2059-20
Color code:2059-20
Color name:Caribbean Azure
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Caribbean Azure

Caribbean Azure 2059-20 has an LRV of 9.96% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 9.96% 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 Caribbean Azure undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Caribbean Azure 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

0, 86, 124

Is Benjamin Moore Caribbean Azure 2059-20 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 198° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2059-20 Caribbean Azure HSL code: 198, 100%, 24%

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 Caribbean Azure:

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

Benjamin Moore 2059-20 Caribbean Azure

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

Caribbean Azure 2059-20 vs Mistral CC-842

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 Caribbean Azure 2059-20 vs Benjamin Moore Mistral CC-842Benjamin Moore Caribbean Azure 2059-20
LRV: 9.96%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.96%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Caribbean Azure 2059-20 vs Dark Royal Blue 2065-20

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Benjamin Moore Caribbean Azure 2059-20 vs Benjamin Moore Dark Royal Blue 2065-20Benjamin Moore Caribbean Azure 2059-20
LRV: 9.96%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.96%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#00567Ccopy color code
RGB Decimal0, 86, 124copy color code
RGB Percent0.00%, 33.73%, 48.63%copy color code
HSVHue: 198° Saturation: 100.0% Value: 48.63%copy color code
HSLhsl(198, 100, 24)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 100.0 Magenta: 30.65 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 51.37copy color code
YIQY: 64.618 I: -63.459 Q: -6.367copy color code
XYZX: 6.964 Y: 8.11 Z: 20.262copy color code
CIE LabL:34.211 a:-7.2 b:-27.613copy color code
CIE LuvL:34.211 u:-22.574 v:-36.897copy color code
Decimal22140copy color code
Hunter lab28.478, -6.184, -22.25copy color code
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