CC-932

Benjamin Moore North Sea

Benjamin Moore North Sea CC-932 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full North Sea paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CC-932. 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:North Sea CC-932
Color code:CC-932
Color name:North Sea
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of North Sea

North Sea CC-932 has an LRV of 5.96% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 5.96% 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 North Sea undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#2B3B4C

RGB code:

43, 59, 76

Is Benjamin Moore North Sea CC-932 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 211° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CC-932 North Sea HSL code: 211, 28%, 23%

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 North Sea:

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

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

North Sea CC-932 vs Midnight Navy 2067-10

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 North Sea CC-932 vs Benjamin Moore Midnight Navy 2067-10Benjamin Moore North Sea CC-932
LRV: 5.96%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 5.44%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

North Sea CC-932 vs Bold Blue 2064-10

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore North Sea CC-932 vs Benjamin Moore Bold Blue 2064-10Benjamin Moore North Sea CC-932
LRV: 5.96%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 5.58%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#2B3B4Ccopy color code
RGB Decimal43, 59, 76copy color code
RGB Percent16.86%, 23.14%, 29.80%copy color code
HSVHue: 211° Saturation: 43.42% Value: 29.8%copy color code
HSLhsl(211, 28, 23)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 43.42 Magenta: 22.37 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 70.2copy color code
YIQY: 56.154 I: -14.997 Q: 1.906copy color code
XYZX: 3.864 Y: 4.163 Z: 7.435copy color code
CIE LabL:24.203 a:-1.364 b:-12.432copy color code
CIE LuvL:24.203 u:-7.368 v:-14.326copy color code
Decimal2833228copy color code
Hunter lab20.404, -1.901, -7.324copy color code
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