Benjamin Moore Dark Teal 2053-20 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dark Teal paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2053-20. 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:Dark Teal 2053-20
Color code:2053-20
Color name:Dark Teal
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Dark Teal for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Teal bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Teal bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Teal 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.

Dark Teal for living room

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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Teal victorian house interior
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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 2053-20 for bathroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Teal 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 Dark real bathrooms.

2053-20 on kitchen cabinets

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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Teal kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Teal 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.

Dark Teal for exterior

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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this cool hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Benjamin Moore Dark Teal reviews

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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Teal kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Teal living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Teal 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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LRV of Dark Teal

Dark Teal 2053-20 has an LRV of 10.12% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 10.12% 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 Teal undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Dark Teal 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:

#255A5E

RGB code:

37, 90, 94

Is Benjamin Moore Dark Teal 2053-20 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 184° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2053-20 Dark Teal HSL code: 184, 44%, 26%

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 Teal:

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

Benjamin Moore 2053-20 Dark Teal

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

Dark Teal 2053-20 vs Dollar Bill Green 2050-20

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore Dark Teal 2053-20 vs Benjamin Moore Dollar Bill Green 2050-20Open Dark Teal 2053-20
LRV: 10.12%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 8.69%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Dark Teal 2053-20 vs Slate Teal 2058-20

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Benjamin Moore Dark Teal 2053-20 vs Benjamin Moore Slate Teal 2058-20Open Dark Teal 2053-20
LRV: 10.12%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.08%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#255A5Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal37, 90, 94copy color code
RGB Percent14.51%, 35.29%, 36.86%copy color code
HSVHue: 184° Saturation: 60.64% Value: 36.86%copy color code
HSLhsl(184, 44, 26)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 60.64 Magenta: 4.26 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 63.14copy color code
YIQY: 74.609 I: -32.868 Q: -9.967copy color code
XYZX: 6.439 Y: 8.513 Z: 11.891copy color code
CIE LabL:35.03 a:-16.132 b:-7.615copy color code
CIE LuvL:35.03 u:-21.027 v:-7.8copy color code
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Hunter lab29.177, -11.671, -3.738copy color code
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