Benjamin Moore Pacific Rim

Benjamin Moore Pacific Rim 678 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Pacific Rim paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 678. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Pacific Rim 678
Color code:678
Color name:Pacific Rim
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Pacific Rim 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim 678 has an LRV of 19.11% 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 19.11% 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 Pacific Rim undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

81, 123, 119

Is Benjamin Moore Pacific Rim 678 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 174° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

678 Pacific Rim HSL code: 174, 21%, 40%

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 Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green 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 Pacific Rim:

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 678 Pacific Rim

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

Pacific Rim 678 vs Fair Isle Blue CSP-715

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Pacific Rim 678 vs Benjamin Moore Fair Isle Blue CSP-715Benjamin Moore Pacific Rim 678
LRV: 19.11%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 15.58%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Pacific Rim 678 vs Caribbean Teal 2123-20

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Pacific Rim 678 vs Benjamin Moore Caribbean Teal 2123-20Benjamin Moore Pacific Rim 678
LRV: 19.11%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 19.84%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#517B77copy color code
RGB Decimal81, 123, 119copy color code
RGB Percent31.76%, 48.24%, 46.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 174° Saturation: 34.15% Value: 48.24%copy color code
HSLhsl(174, 21, 40)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 34.15 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.25 Key: 51.76copy color code
YIQY: 109.986 I: -23.742 Q: -10.129copy color code
XYZX: 13.805 Y: 17.246 Z: 20.049copy color code
CIE LabL:48.569 a:-15.49 b:-2.457copy color code
CIE LuvL:48.569 u:-20.105 v:-1.089copy color code
Decimal5340023copy color code
Hunter lab41.529, -13.34, 0.446copy color code
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