Benjamin Moore Mozart Blue 1665 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mozart Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1665. 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:Mozart Blue 1665
Color code:1665
Color name:Mozart Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore 1665 on kitchen cabinets

  • Mozart Blue Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Mozart Blue Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Mozart Blue Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Mozart Blue Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Mozart Blue 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 Mozart Blue reviews

  • Bm Mozart Blue Review
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  • Bm Mozart Blue Wall Paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Mozart Blue Painted Dresser
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  • 1665 Painted Furniture
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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 Mozart Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

83, 114, 132

Is Benjamin Moore Mozart Blue 1665 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.

1665 Mozart Blue HSL code: 202, 23%, 42%

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 Mozart 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

Benjamin Moore 1665 Mozart 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

Mozart Blue 1665 vs Philipsburg Blue HC-159

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Benjamin Moore Mozart Blue 1665 vs Benjamin Moore Philipsburg Blue HC-159Open Mozart Blue 1665
LRV: 16.93%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 19.06%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Mozart Blue 1665 vs Tropical Oasis CSP-710

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Mozart Blue 1665 vs Benjamin Moore Tropical Oasis CSP-710Open Mozart Blue 1665
LRV: 16.93%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 19.96%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Mozart Blue

Mozart Blue 1665 has an LRV of 16.93% 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 16.93% 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

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HEX#537284copy color code
RGB Decimal83, 114, 132copy color code
RGB Percent32.55%, 44.71%, 51.76%copy color code
HSVHue: 202° Saturation: 37.12% Value: 51.76%copy color code
HSLhsl(202, 23, 42)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 37.12 Magenta: 13.64 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 48.24copy color code
YIQY: 106.783 I: -24.257 Q: -0.956copy color code
XYZX: 13.748 Y: 15.539 Z: 24.098copy color code
CIE LabL:46.363 a:-6.345 b:-13.455copy color code
CIE LuvL:46.363 u:-15.382 v:-18.148copy color code
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Hunter lab39.419, -6.73, -8.653copy color code
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