CSP-640

Benjamin Moore In the Tropics

Benjamin Moore In the Tropics CSP-640 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full In the Tropics paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-640. 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 Tropics CSP-640
Color code:CSP-640
Color name:In the Tropics
Brand:Benjamin Moore

In the Tropics 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of In the Tropics

In the Tropics CSP-640 has an LRV of 27.81% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 27.81% 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 Tropics undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#3B98A2

RGB code:

59, 152, 162

Is Benjamin Moore In the Tropics CSP-640 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 186° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-640 In the Tropics HSL code: 186, 47%, 43%

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 Tropics:

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

In the Tropics CSP-640 vs Palm Coast Teal 733

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Benjamin Moore In the Tropics CSP-640 vs Benjamin Moore Palm Coast Teal 733Benjamin Moore In the Tropics CSP-640
LRV: 27.81%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 33.31%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

In the Tropics CSP-640 vs Cool Blue 2058-40

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 Tropics CSP-640 vs Benjamin Moore Cool Blue 2058-40Benjamin Moore In the Tropics CSP-640
LRV: 27.81%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 29.87%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#3B98A2copy color code
RGB Decimal59, 152, 162copy color code
RGB Percent23.14%, 59.61%, 63.53%copy color code
HSVHue: 186° Saturation: 63.58% Value: 63.53%copy color code
HSLhsl(186, 47, 43)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 63.58 Magenta: 6.17 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 36.47copy color code
YIQY: 125.333 I: -58.632 Q: -16.561copy color code
XYZX: 19.55 Y: 25.993 Z: 38.159copy color code
CIE LabL:58.03 a:-23.947 b:-13.37copy color code
CIE LuvL:58.03 u:-36.647 v:-16.466copy color code
Decimal3905698copy color code
Hunter lab50.983, -20.772, -8.689copy color code
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