2123-40

Benjamin Moore Gossamer Blue

Benjamin Moore Gossamer Blue 2123-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Gossamer Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2123-40. 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:Gossamer Blue 2123-40
Color code:2123-40
Color name:Gossamer Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Gossamer Blue for bedroom

  • Bm Gossamer Blue Bedroom
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  • Bm Gossamer Blue Bedroom
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  • Bm Gossamer Blue Bedroom
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  • Bm Gossamer 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Gossamer Blue for living room

  • 2123-40 Living Room
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  • 2123-40 Living Room
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  • 2123-40 Living Room
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  • 2123-40 Living Room
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore 2123-40 for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Gossamer Blue Bathroom Paint
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  • Bm Gossamer Blue Bathroom
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  • Gossamer Blue Bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Gossamer Blue Bathroom Paint
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  • Bm Gossamer Blue Bathroom
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  • Gossamer Blue Bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Gossamer Blue Bathroom Paint
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  • Bm Gossamer Blue Bathroom
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  • Gossamer Blue Bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Mid-tone real bathrooms.

2123-40 on kitchen cabinets

  • 2123-40 Kitchen Cabinets
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  • 2123-40 Kitchen Cabinets
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  • 2123-40 Kitchen Cabinets
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  • 2123-40 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.

Benjamin Moore Gossamer Blue reviews

  • Gossamer Blue Hallway
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  • Bm Gossamer Blue Review
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  • Gossamer Blue Wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Gossamer Blue Renovation
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  • Gossamer Blue Half Painted Wall
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  • Bm Gossamer Blue Half Painted Wall
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  • 2123-40 Review
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  • Gossamer Blue Wall Paint
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  • Bm Gossamer Blue Front Door
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  • Laundry 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 Gossamer Blue

Gossamer Blue 2123-40 has an LRV of 55.04% 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 55.04% 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 Gossamer Blue undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Gossamer 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#B3C8C8

RGB code:

179, 200, 200

Is Benjamin Moore Gossamer Blue 2123-40 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.

2123-40 Gossamer Blue HSL code: 180, 16%, 74%

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 Gossamer 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

Gossamer Blue 2123-40 vs Heavenly Blue 709

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 Gossamer Blue 2123-40 vs Benjamin Moore Heavenly Blue 709Open Gossamer Blue 2123-40
LRV: 55.04%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 56.47%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#B3C8C8copy color code
RGB Decimal179, 200, 200copy color code
RGB Percent70.20%, 78.43%, 78.43%copy color code
HSVHue: 180° Saturation: 10.5% Value: 78.43%copy color code
HSLhsl(180, 16, 74)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 10.5 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 21.57copy color code
YIQY: 193.721 I: -12.514 Q: -4.442copy color code
XYZX: 49.667 Y: 55.061 Z: 62.639copy color code
CIE LabL:79.077 a:-7.085 b:-2.413copy color code
CIE LuvL:79.077 u:-11.345 v:-2.441copy color code
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Hunter lab74.203, -10.38, 1.892copy color code
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