Benjamin Moore Philipsburg Blue HC-159 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Philipsburg Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HC-159. 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:Philipsburg Blue HC-159
Color code:HC-159
Color name:Philipsburg Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Philipsburg Blue for bedroom

  • Bm Philipsburg Blue Bedroom
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  • Philipsburg Blue Bedroom
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  • Bm Philipsburg Blue Bedroom
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  • Philipsburg Blue Bedroom
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  • Bm Philipsburg Blue Bedroom
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  • Philipsburg Blue 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.

Philipsburg Blue for living room

  • Hc-159 Living Room
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  • Bm Philipsburg Blue Living Room
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  • Hc-159 Living Room
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  • Hc-159 Living Room
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  • Bm Philipsburg Blue Living Room
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  • Hc-159 Living Room
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  • Hc-159 Living Room
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  • Bm Philipsburg Blue Living Room
    Instagram @ehlkitchens
  • Hc-159 Living Room
    Instagram @darbymilldesign

Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore HC-159 for bathroom

  • Hc-159 Bathroom
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  • Hc-159 Bathroom
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  • Hc-159 Bathroom
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  • Hc-159 Bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Dark real bathrooms.

Benjamin Moore HC-159 on kitchen cabinets

  • Philipsburg Blue Boho Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Boho Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Hc-159 Boho Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Philipsburg Blue Boho Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Bm Philipsburg Blue Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Philipsburg 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.

Philipsburg Blue for exterior

  • Hc-159 House Exterior
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  • Bm Philipsburg Blue House Exterior
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  • Bm Philipsburg Blue Exterior
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  • Benjamin Moore Philipsburg Blue House Exterior
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this cool hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Benjamin Moore Philipsburg Blue reviews

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  • Benjamin Moore Philipsburg Blue Trims
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  • Bathroom Vanity
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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 Philipsburg Blue undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Philipsburg 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#627885

RGB code:

98, 120, 133

Is Benjamin Moore Philipsburg Blue HC-159 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.

HC-159 Philipsburg Blue HSL code: 202, 15%, 45%

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 Philipsburg 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

Philipsburg Blue HC-159 vs Britannia Blue 1623

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

Benjamin Moore Philipsburg Blue HC-159 vs Benjamin Moore Britannia Blue 1623Open Philipsburg Blue HC-159
LRV: 19.06%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 18.06%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Philipsburg Blue

Philipsburg Blue HC-159 has an LRV of 19.06% 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 19.06% 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#627885copy color code
RGB Decimal98, 120, 133copy color code
RGB Percent38.43%, 47.06%, 52.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 202° Saturation: 26.32% Value: 52.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(202, 15, 45)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 26.32 Magenta: 9.77 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 47.84copy color code
YIQY: 114.904 I: -17.287 Q: -0.608copy color code
XYZX: 15.986 Y: 17.722 Z: 24.762copy color code
CIE LabL:49.158 a:-4.858 b:-9.738copy color code
CIE LuvL:49.158 u:-11.683 v:-13.059copy color code
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Hunter lab42.098, -5.891, -5.406copy color code
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