Benjamin Moore Constellation AF-540 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Constellation paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-540. 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:Constellation AF-540
Color code:AF-540
Color name:Constellation
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Constellation for bedroom

  • Benjamin Moore Constellation bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Constellation bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Constellation bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Constellation 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Constellation for living room

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

Benjamin Moore AF-540 for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Constellation bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Constellation minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Constellation bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Constellation minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Constellation bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Constellation 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 Light real bathrooms.

Benjamin Moore AF-540 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Constellation kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Constellation kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Constellation small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Constellation 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 Constellation reviews

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

Blue is Benjamin Moore Constellation 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:

#D5E1E3

RGB code:

213, 225, 227

Is Benjamin Moore Constellation AF-540 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 189° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-540 Constellation HSL code: 189, 20%, 86%

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 Constellation:

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

Constellation AF-540 vs Polar Ice 1660

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 Constellation AF-540 vs Benjamin Moore Polar Ice 1660Open Constellation AF-540
LRV: 72.73%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 73.66%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Constellation AF-540 vs Iceberg 2122-50

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Benjamin Moore Constellation AF-540 vs Benjamin Moore Iceberg 2122-50Open Constellation AF-540
LRV: 72.73%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 71.1%
Light color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Constellation

Constellation AF-540 has an LRV of 72.73% and refers to Off-White 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 72.73% 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

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HEX#D5E1E3copy color code
RGB Decimal213, 225, 227copy color code
RGB Percent83.53%, 88.24%, 89.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 189° Saturation: 6.17% Value: 89.02%copy color code
HSLhsl(189, 20, 86)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 6.17 Magenta: 0.88 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 10.98copy color code
YIQY: 221.64 I: -7.793 Q: -1.916copy color code
XYZX: 68.227 Y: 73.542 Z: 83.253copy color code
CIE LabL:88.706 a:-3.628 b:-2.357copy color code
CIE LuvL:88.706 u:-6.69 v:-2.988copy color code
Decimal14016995copy color code
Hunter lab85.757, -8.061, 2.471copy color code
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