Benjamin Moore Chesapeake Blue

Benjamin Moore Chesapeake Blue CW-595 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Chesapeake Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-595. 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:Chesapeake Blue CW-595
Color code:CW-595
Color name:Chesapeake Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Chesapeake Blue for 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.

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LRV of Chesapeake Blue

Chesapeake Blue CW-595 has an LRV of 48.88% 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 48.88% 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 Chesapeake Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

148, 192, 198

Is Benjamin Moore Chesapeake Blue CW-595 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 187° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-595 Chesapeake Blue HSL code: 187, 30%, 68%

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 Chesapeake 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.

Color comparison

Chesapeake Blue CW-595 vs Anderson Blue CW-565

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Chesapeake Blue CW-595 vs Benjamin Moore Anderson Blue CW-565Benjamin Moore Chesapeake Blue CW-595
LRV: 48.88%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 48.88%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Chesapeake Blue CW-595 vs Passion Blue 2053-50

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Benjamin Moore Chesapeake Blue CW-595 vs Benjamin Moore Passion Blue 2053-50Benjamin Moore Chesapeake Blue CW-595
LRV: 48.88%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 48.88%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#94C0C6copy color code
RGB Decimal148, 192, 198copy color code
RGB Percent58.04%, 75.29%, 77.65%copy color code
HSVHue: 187° Saturation: 25.25% Value: 77.65%copy color code
HSLhsl(187, 30, 68)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 25.25 Magenta: 3.03 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 22.35copy color code
YIQY: 179.528 I: -28.148 Q: -7.44copy color code
XYZX: 41.252 Y: 48.071 Z: 60.516copy color code
CIE LabL:74.869 a:-13.116 b:-7.766copy color code
CIE LuvL:74.869 u:-22.404 v:-9.701copy color code
Decimal9748678copy color code
Hunter lab69.333, -15.129, -3.217copy color code
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