Benjamin Moore Polaris Blue 1649 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Polaris Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1649. 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:Polaris Blue 1649
Color code:1649
Color name:Polaris Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Polaris Blue for bedroom

  • Bedroom Accent Wall
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  • Bedroom Accent Wall
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  • Bedroom Accent Wall
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  • Bedroom Accent Wall
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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.

Benjamin Moore 1649 on kitchen cabinets

  • Polaris Blue kitchen cabinets color review
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  • Benjamin Moore Polaris Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Bm Polaris Blue Kitchen Cabinets Paint
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  • 1649 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 Polaris Blue reviews

  • 1649 Bathroom Vanity
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  • Bm Polaris Blue Wall Paint
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  • 1649 Bathroom Painted Cabinets
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  • Polaris Blue Bathroom Vanity Paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Polaris Blue Painted Cabinets
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  • Bathroom Vanity
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  • 1649 Accent Wall
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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 Polaris Blue undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Polaris 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:

124, 147, 158

Is Benjamin Moore Polaris Blue 1649 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 199° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1649 Polaris Blue HSL code: 199, 15%, 55%

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 Polaris 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

Polaris Blue 1649 vs Wild Blue Yonder CSP-620

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Polaris Blue 1649 vs Benjamin Moore Wild Blue Yonder CSP-620Open Polaris Blue 1649
LRV: 29.27%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 26.97%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Polaris Blue

Polaris Blue 1649 has an LRV of 29.27% 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 29.27% 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#7C939Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal124, 147, 158copy color code
RGB Percent48.63%, 57.65%, 61.96%copy color code
HSVHue: 199° Saturation: 21.52% Value: 61.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(199, 15, 55)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 21.52 Magenta: 6.96 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 38.04copy color code
YIQY: 141.377 I: -17.24 Q: -1.442copy color code
XYZX: 24.915 Y: 27.62 Z: 36.357copy color code
CIE LabL:59.544 a:-5.624 b:-8.503copy color code
CIE LuvL:59.544 u:-12.442 v:-11.579copy color code
Decimal8164254copy color code
Hunter lab52.555, -7.348, -4.228copy color code
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