Benjamin Moore Dragonfly AF-510 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dragonfly paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-510. 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:Dragonfly AF-510
Color code:AF-510
Color name:Dragonfly
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Dragonfly for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly 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.

Dragonfly for living room

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

Benjamin Moore AF-510 for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly 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.

Benjamin Moore AF-510 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly 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.

Dragonfly for exterior

  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly house exterior
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly house 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 Dragonfly reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly eclectic dining room color
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Dragonfly 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 Dragonfly undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Dragonfly 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:

#3D615E

RGB code:

61, 97, 94

Is Benjamin Moore Dragonfly AF-510 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 175° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-510 Dragonfly HSL code: 175, 23%, 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 Dragonfly:

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 AF-510 Dragonfly

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

Dragonfly AF-510 vs In the Midnight Hour 1666

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

Benjamin Moore Dragonfly AF-510 vs Benjamin Moore In the Midnight Hour 1666Open Dragonfly AF-510
LRV: 12.07%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 10.17%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Dragonfly AF-510 vs Yorktowne Green HC-133

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

Benjamin Moore Dragonfly AF-510 vs Benjamin Moore Yorktowne Green HC-133Open Dragonfly AF-510
LRV: 12.07%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 11.1%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Dragonfly

Dragonfly AF-510 has an LRV of 12.07% 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 12.07% 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#3D615Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal61, 97, 94copy color code
RGB Percent23.92%, 38.04%, 36.86%copy color code
HSVHue: 175° Saturation: 37.11% Value: 38.04%copy color code
HSLhsl(175, 23, 31)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 37.11 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.09 Key: 61.96copy color code
YIQY: 85.894 I: -20.488 Q: -8.549copy color code
XYZX: 8.219 Y: 10.349 Z: 12.151copy color code
CIE LabL:38.462 a:-13.648 b:-2.39copy color code
CIE LuvL:38.462 u:-16.696 v:-1.207copy color code
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Hunter lab32.17, -10.695, 0.124copy color code
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