Benjamin Moore Majestic Blue

Benjamin Moore Majestic Blue 2051-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Majestic Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2051-40. 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:Majestic Blue 2051-40
Color code:2051-40
Color name:Majestic Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Majestic Blue

Majestic Blue 2051-40 has an LRV of 31.24% 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 31.24% 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 Majestic Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

98, 159, 160

Is Benjamin Moore Majestic Blue 2051-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 181° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2051-40 Majestic Blue HSL code: 181, 25%, 51%

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 Majestic Blue:

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

Majestic Blue 2051-40 vs Bracken Blue CW-600

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

Benjamin Moore Majestic Blue 2051-40 vs Benjamin Moore Bracken Blue CW-600Benjamin Moore Majestic Blue 2051-40
LRV: 31.24%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 33.3%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Majestic Blue 2051-40 vs Blue Lake 2053-40

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Majestic Blue 2051-40 vs Benjamin Moore Blue Lake 2053-40Benjamin Moore Majestic Blue 2051-40
LRV: 31.24%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 30.21%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#629FA0copy color code
RGB Decimal98, 159, 160copy color code
RGB Percent38.43%, 62.35%, 62.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 181° Saturation: 38.75% Value: 62.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(181, 25, 51)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 38.75 Magenta: 0.62 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 37.25copy color code
YIQY: 140.875 I: -36.671 Q: -12.593copy color code
XYZX: 23.778 Y: 29.929 Z: 37.772copy color code
CIE LabL:61.593 a:-19.404 b:-6.748copy color code
CIE LuvL:61.593 u:-28.462 v:-6.964copy color code
Decimal6463392copy color code
Hunter lab54.708, -18.157, -2.64copy color code
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