Benjamin Moore Lucerne AF-530 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lucerne paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-530. 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:Lucerne AF-530
Color code:AF-530
Color name:Lucerne
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Lucerne for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne 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.

Lucerne for living room

  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne victorian house interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne cozy living room
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne living room walls
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne living room
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne japandi interior
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore AF-530 for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne 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.

Benjamin Moore AF-530 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne 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.

Lucerne for exterior

  • Benjamin Moore AF-530 house exterior paint
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  • Benjamin Moore AF-530 house exterior paint
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  • Benjamin Moore AF-530 house exterior paint
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  • Benjamin Moore AF-530 house exterior paint
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this cool hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Benjamin Moore Lucerne reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne front door color
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne wall paint review
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne kitchen review
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Lucerne 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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What are Benjamin Moore Lucerne undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Lucerne 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:

#3A647D

RGB code:

58, 100, 125

Is Benjamin Moore Lucerne AF-530 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 202° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-530 Lucerne HSL code: 202, 37%, 36%

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 Lucerne:

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

Lucerne AF-530 vs Newport Green 2050-30

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

Benjamin Moore Lucerne AF-530 vs Benjamin Moore Newport Green 2050-30Open Lucerne AF-530
LRV: 13.54%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 16.76%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Lucerne AF-530 vs Bellbottom Blues CSP-655

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore Lucerne AF-530 vs Benjamin Moore Bellbottom Blues CSP-655Open Lucerne AF-530
LRV: 13.54%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 15.48%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Lucerne

Lucerne AF-530 has an LRV of 13.54% 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 13.54% 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.

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

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HEX#3A647Dcopy color code
RGB Decimal58, 100, 125copy color code
RGB Percent22.75%, 39.22%, 49.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 202° Saturation: 53.6% Value: 49.02%copy color code
HSLhsl(202, 37, 36)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 53.6 Magenta: 20.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 50.98copy color code
YIQY: 90.292 I: -33.061 Q: -1.105copy color code
XYZX: 10.002 Y: 11.494 Z: 21.088copy color code
CIE LabL:40.4 a:-7.043 b:-18.473copy color code
CIE LuvL:40.4 u:-18.374 v:-24.827copy color code
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Hunter lab33.902, -6.667, -13.148copy color code
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