Benjamin Moore Meridian Blue

Benjamin Moore Meridian Blue 761 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Meridian Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 761. 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:Meridian Blue 761
Color code:761
Color name:Meridian Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Meridian Blue 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 Meridian Blue

Meridian Blue 761 has an LRV of 25.55% 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 25.55% 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 Meridian Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

4, 147, 167

Is Benjamin Moore Meridian Blue 761 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 187° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

761 Meridian Blue HSL code: 187, 95%, 34%

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 Meridian Blue:

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

Meridian Blue 761 vs Pacific Palisades 762

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

Benjamin Moore Meridian Blue 761 vs Benjamin Moore Pacific Palisades 762Benjamin Moore Meridian Blue 761
LRV: 25.55%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 25.55%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Meridian Blue 761 vs Poseidon 664

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Benjamin Moore Meridian Blue 761 vs Benjamin Moore Poseidon 664Benjamin Moore Meridian Blue 761
LRV: 25.55%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 25.55%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#0493A7copy color code
RGB Decimal4, 147, 167copy color code
RGB Percent1.57%, 57.65%, 65.49%copy color code
HSVHue: 187° Saturation: 97.6% Value: 65.49%copy color code
HSLhsl(187, 95, 34)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 97.6 Magenta: 11.98 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 34.51copy color code
YIQY: 106.523 I: -91.641 Q: -24.026copy color code
XYZX: 17.455 Y: 23.681 Z: 40.2copy color code
CIE LabL:55.767 a:-25.134 b:-19.742copy color code
CIE LuvL:55.767 u:-40.81 v:-26.289copy color code
Decimal299943copy color code
Hunter lab48.663, -21.133, -14.914copy color code
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