Benjamin Moore Lafayette Blue

Benjamin Moore Lafayette Blue CW-610 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lafayette Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-610. 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:Lafayette Blue CW-610
Color code:CW-610
Color name:Lafayette Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Lafayette Blue

Lafayette Blue CW-610 has an LRV of 37.06% 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Lafayette Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

108, 166, 196

Is Benjamin Moore Lafayette Blue CW-610 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 200° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-610 Lafayette Blue HSL code: 200, 43%, 60%

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.

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 Lafayette Blue:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Lafayette Blue CW-610 vs Nova Scotia Blue 796

Benjamin Moore Lafayette Blue CW-610 and Benjamin Moore Nova Scotia Blue 796 are two of the most popular white paint colors on the market. But which one is right for your project? Consider the differences to help you decide.

Benjamin Moore Lafayette Blue CW-610 vs Benjamin Moore Nova Scotia Blue 796Benjamin Moore Lafayette Blue CW-610
LRV: 37.06%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 36.26%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Lafayette Blue CW-610 vs I've Got the Blues 774

Can't decide whether to use Benjamin Moore Lafayette Blue CW-610 or Benjamin Moore I've Got the Blues 774 in your space? Our comparison will highlights the distinctions between the two colors to assist you in choosing the best fit for your project.

Benjamin Moore Lafayette Blue CW-610 vs Benjamin Moore I've Got the Blues 774Benjamin Moore Lafayette Blue CW-610
LRV: 37.06%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 35.23%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

HEX#6CA6C4copy color code
RGB Decimal108, 166, 196copy color code
RGB Percent42.35%, 65.10%, 76.86%copy color code
HSVHue: 200° Saturation: 44.9% Value: 76.86%copy color code
HSLhsl(200, 43, 60)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 44.9 Magenta: 15.31 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 23.14copy color code
YIQY: 152.078 I: -44.203 Q: -2.933copy color code
XYZX: 29.78 Y: 34.444 Z: 57.289copy color code
CIE LabL:65.313 a:-10.89 b:-21.265copy color code
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