Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor

Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor CSP-720 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dark Harbor paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-720. 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:Dark Harbor CSP-720
Color code:CSP-720
Color name:Dark Harbor
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Dark Harbor for living room

  • Bm Dark Harbor Living Room
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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor Living Room
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  • Bm Dark Harbor Living Room
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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor Living Room
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  • Bm Dark Harbor Living Room
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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor Living Room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor Kitchen
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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor Bathroom
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  • Dark Harbor Painted Furniture
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  • Bm Dark Harbor Painted Storage
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  • Bm Dark Harbor Bathroom
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  • Bm Dark Harbor Bathroom
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  • Wall Paint
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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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LRV of Dark Harbor

Dark Harbor CSP-720 has an LRV of 7.72% 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 7.72% 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 Dark Harbor undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor 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

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RGB code:

30, 72, 80

Is Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor CSP-720 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 190° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-720 Dark Harbor HSL code: 190, 45%, 22%

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 Dark Harbor:

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

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

Dark Harbor CSP-720 vs Marine Blue 2059-10

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor CSP-720 vs Benjamin Moore Marine Blue 2059-10Open Dark Harbor CSP-720
LRV: 7.72%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6.15%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Dark Harbor CSP-720 vs Deep Sea Green 735

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

Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor CSP-720 vs Benjamin Moore Deep Sea Green 735Open Dark Harbor CSP-720
LRV: 7.72%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 8.9%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#1E4850copy color code
RGB Decimal30, 72, 80copy color code
RGB Percent11.76%, 28.24%, 31.37%copy color code
HSVHue: 190° Saturation: 62.5% Value: 31.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(190, 45, 22)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 62.5 Magenta: 10.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 68.63copy color code
YIQY: 60.354 I: -27.599 Q: -6.395copy color code
XYZX: 4.3 Y: 5.49 Z: 8.42copy color code
CIE LabL:28.086 a:-11.864 b:-9.198copy color code
CIE LuvL:28.086 u:-16.114 v:-9.798copy color code
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Hunter lab23.43, -8.242, -4.907copy color code
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