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Benjamin Moore Crisp Romaine

Benjamin Moore Crisp Romaine 686 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Crisp Romaine paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 686. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Crisp Romaine 686
Color code:686
Color name:Crisp Romaine
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Crisp Romaine for bedroom

  • Benjamin Moore Crisp Romaine 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.

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LRV of Crisp Romaine

Crisp Romaine 686 has an LRV of 9.22% 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 9.22% 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 Crisp Romaine undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Crisp Romaine 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#445851

RGB code:

68, 88, 81

Is Benjamin Moore Crisp Romaine 686 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 159° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

686 Crisp Romaine HSL code: 159, 13%, 31%

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 Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green 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 Crisp Romaine:

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 686 Crisp Romaine

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

Crisp Romaine 686 vs Calico Blue 707

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Benjamin Moore Crisp Romaine 686 vs Benjamin Moore Calico Blue 707Benjamin Moore Crisp Romaine 686
LRV: 9.22%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.22%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Crisp Romaine 686 vs Mediterranean Teal 2123-10

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Crisp Romaine 686 vs Benjamin Moore Mediterranean Teal 2123-10Benjamin Moore Crisp Romaine 686
LRV: 9.22%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.22%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#445851copy color code
RGB Decimal68, 88, 81copy color code
RGB Percent26.67%, 34.51%, 31.76%copy color code
HSVHue: 159° Saturation: 22.73% Value: 34.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(159, 13, 31)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 22.73 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 7.95 Key: 65.49copy color code
YIQY: 81.222 I: -9.669 Q: -6.409copy color code
XYZX: 7.358 Y: 8.802 Z: 9.094copy color code
CIE LabL:35.601 a:-9.317 b:1.544copy color code
CIE LuvL:35.601 u:-9.833 v:3.224copy color code
Decimal4479057copy color code
Hunter lab29.669, -7.649, 2.595copy color code
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