1666

Benjamin Moore In the Midnight Hour

Benjamin Moore In the Midnight Hour 1666 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full In the Midnight Hour paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1666. 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:In the Midnight Hour 1666
Color code:1666
Color name:In the Midnight Hour
Brand:Benjamin Moore

In the Midnight Hour 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of In the Midnight Hour

In the Midnight Hour 1666 has an LRV of 10.17% 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 10.17% 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 In the Midnight Hour undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore In the Midnight Hour 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#415663

RGB code:

65, 86, 99

Is Benjamin Moore In the Midnight Hour 1666 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 203° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1666 In the Midnight Hour HSL code: 203, 21%, 32%

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 In the Midnight Hour:

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

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

In the Midnight Hour 1666 vs Hudson Bay 1680

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 In the Midnight Hour 1666 vs Benjamin Moore Hudson Bay 1680Benjamin Moore In the Midnight Hour 1666
LRV: 10.17%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.77%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

In the Midnight Hour 1666 vs Amazon Green 2136-30

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Benjamin Moore In the Midnight Hour 1666 vs Benjamin Moore Amazon Green 2136-30Benjamin Moore In the Midnight Hour 1666
LRV: 10.17%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 10.17%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#415663copy color code
RGB Decimal65, 86, 99copy color code
RGB Percent25.49%, 33.73%, 38.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 203° Saturation: 34.34% Value: 38.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(203, 21, 32)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 34.34 Magenta: 13.13 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 61.18copy color code
YIQY: 81.203 I: -16.691 Q: -0.397copy color code
XYZX: 7.759 Y: 8.68 Z: 13.068copy color code
CIE LabL:35.36 a:-4.481 b:-10.1copy color code
CIE LuvL:35.36 u:-10.413 v:-12.589copy color code
Decimal4281955copy color code
Hunter lab29.462, -4.548, -5.675copy color code
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