Benjamin Moore Galt Blue

Benjamin Moore Galt Blue CW-560 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Galt Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-560. 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:Galt Blue CW-560
Color code:CW-560
Color name:Galt Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Galt Blue for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Galt Blue 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 Galt Blue

Galt Blue CW-560 has an LRV of 64.02% 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 64.02% 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 Galt Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

190, 214, 205

Is Benjamin Moore Galt Blue CW-560 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 158° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-560 Galt Blue HSL code: 158, 23%, 79%

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 Galt Blue:

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

Galt Blue CW-560 vs Green Wave 681

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 Galt Blue CW-560 vs Benjamin Moore Green Wave 681Benjamin Moore Galt Blue CW-560
LRV: 64.02%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 65.16%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Galt Blue CW-560 vs Brittany Blue 1633

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Galt Blue CW-560 vs Benjamin Moore Brittany Blue 1633Benjamin Moore Galt Blue CW-560
LRV: 64.02%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 61.48%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#BED6CDcopy color code
RGB Decimal190, 214, 205copy color code
RGB Percent74.51%, 83.92%, 80.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 158° Saturation: 11.21% Value: 83.92%copy color code
HSLhsl(158, 23, 79)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 11.21 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 4.21 Key: 16.08copy color code
YIQY: 205.798 I: -11.41 Q: -7.878copy color code
XYZX: 56.298 Y: 63.447 Z: 67.022copy color code
CIE LabL:83.677 a:-9.734 b:1.727copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.677 u:-12.605 v:4.294copy color code
Decimal12506829copy color code
Hunter lab79.654, -13.233, 5.87copy color code
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