1417

Benjamin Moore English Hyacinth

Benjamin Moore English Hyacinth 1417 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full English Hyacinth paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1417. 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:English Hyacinth 1417
Color code:1417
Color name:English Hyacinth
Brand:Benjamin Moore

English Hyacinth 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 English Hyacinth

English Hyacinth 1417 has an LRV of 61.85% 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 61.85% 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 English Hyacinth undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore English Hyacinth 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#C8D0E3

RGB code:

200, 208, 227

Is Benjamin Moore English Hyacinth 1417 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 222° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1417 English Hyacinth HSL code: 222, 33%, 84%

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 English Hyacinth:

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 1417 English Hyacinth

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

English Hyacinth 1417 vs Bright and Early 834

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

Benjamin Moore English Hyacinth 1417 vs Benjamin Moore Bright and Early 834Benjamin Moore English Hyacinth 1417
LRV: 61.85%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 66.31%
Light color
Temperature: cold

English Hyacinth 1417 vs Purple Lace 2068-60

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore English Hyacinth 1417 vs Benjamin Moore Purple Lace 2068-60Benjamin Moore English Hyacinth 1417
LRV: 61.85%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 62.4%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#C8D0E3copy color code
RGB Decimal200, 208, 227copy color code
RGB Percent78.43%, 81.57%, 89.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 222° Saturation: 11.89% Value: 89.02%copy color code
HSLhsl(222, 33, 84)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 11.89 Magenta: 8.37 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 10.98copy color code
YIQY: 207.774 I: -10.873 Q: 4.22copy color code
XYZX: 60.236 Y: 62.936 Z: 81.627copy color code
CIE LabL:83.409 a:0.994 b:-10.291copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.409 u:-5.372 v:-16.146copy color code
Decimal13160675copy color code
Hunter lab79.332, -3.299, -5.472copy color code
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