Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green 2043-30 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Kelp Forest Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2043-30. 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:Kelp Forest Green 2043-30
Color code:2043-30
Color name:Kelp Forest Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Kelp Forest Green for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green 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.

Kelp Forest Green for living room

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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green japandi interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green living room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Green color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore 2043-30 for bathroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Dark real bathrooms.

2043-30 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green 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 Kelp Forest Green reviews

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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green living 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 Kelp Forest Green

Kelp Forest Green 2043-30 has an LRV of 24.43% 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 24.43% 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 Kelp Forest Green undertones?

Green and Blue are Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green undertones 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:

#00967A

RGB code:

0, 150, 122

Is Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green 2043-30 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 169° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2043-30 Kelp Forest Green HSL code: 169, 100%, 29%

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 Kelp Forest Green:

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

Color comparison

Kelp Forest Green 2043-30 vs Cabana Green 2039-30

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green 2043-30 vs Benjamin Moore Cabana Green 2039-30Open Kelp Forest Green 2043-30
LRV: 24.43%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 26.18%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Kelp Forest Green 2043-30 vs Neptune Green 658

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Benjamin Moore Kelp Forest Green 2043-30 vs Benjamin Moore Neptune Green 658Open Kelp Forest Green 2043-30
LRV: 24.43%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 23.25%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#00967Acopy color code
RGB Decimal0, 150, 122copy color code
RGB Percent0.00%, 58.82%, 47.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 169° Saturation: 100.0% Value: 58.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(169, 100, 29)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 100.0 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 18.67 Key: 41.18copy color code
YIQY: 101.958 I: -80.387 Q: -40.444copy color code
XYZX: 14.417 Y: 23.216 Z: 22.128copy color code
CIE LabL:55.294 a:-40.647 b:5.334copy color code
CIE LuvL:55.294 u:-45.594 v:13.417copy color code
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Hunter lab48.183, -30.91, 6.499copy color code
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