Benjamin Moore Dolphin's Cove

Benjamin Moore Dolphin's Cove 722 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dolphin's Cove paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 722. 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:Dolphin's Cove 722
Color code:722
Color name:Dolphin's Cove
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Dolphin's Cove 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Dolphin's Cove

Dolphin's Cove 722 has an LRV of 66.86% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 66.86% 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 Dolphin's Cove undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Dolphin's Cove 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

188, 221, 221

Is Benjamin Moore Dolphin's Cove 722 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 180° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

722 Dolphin's Cove HSL code: 180, 33%, 80%

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 Dolphin's Cove:

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

Dolphin's Cove 722 vs Picture Perfect 743

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Dolphin's Cove 722 vs Benjamin Moore Picture Perfect 743Benjamin Moore Dolphin's Cove 722
LRV: 66.86%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 66.72%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Dolphin's Cove 722 vs Tear Drop Blue 2053-60

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Benjamin Moore Dolphin's Cove 722 vs Benjamin Moore Tear Drop Blue 2053-60Benjamin Moore Dolphin's Cove 722
LRV: 66.86%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 65.61%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#BCDDDDcopy color code
RGB Decimal188, 221, 221copy color code
RGB Percent73.73%, 86.67%, 86.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 180° Saturation: 14.93% Value: 86.67%copy color code
HSLhsl(180, 33, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 14.93 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 13.33copy color code
YIQY: 211.133 I: -19.665 Q: -6.981copy color code
XYZX: 59.642 Y: 67.623 Z: 78.297copy color code
CIE LabL:85.818 a:-10.805 b:-3.633copy color code
CIE LuvL:85.818 u:-17.371 v:-3.74copy color code
Decimal12377565copy color code
Hunter lab82.233, -14.446, 1.111copy color code
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