Benjamin Moore Porcelain Glaze

Benjamin Moore Porcelain Glaze CSP-550 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Porcelain Glaze paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-550. 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:Porcelain Glaze CSP-550
Color code:CSP-550
Color name:Porcelain Glaze
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Porcelain Glaze 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Porcelain Glaze

Porcelain Glaze CSP-550 has an LRV of 43.42% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident 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 43.42% 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 Porcelain Glaze undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

154, 178, 197

Is Benjamin Moore Porcelain Glaze CSP-550 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 207° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-550 Porcelain Glaze HSL code: 207, 27%, 69%

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 Porcelain Glaze:

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

Porcelain Glaze CSP-550 vs Buxton Blue HC-149

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 Porcelain Glaze CSP-550 vs Benjamin Moore Buxton Blue HC-149Benjamin Moore Porcelain Glaze CSP-550
LRV: 43.42%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 44.97%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Porcelain Glaze CSP-550 vs Marlboro Blue HC-153

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Benjamin Moore Porcelain Glaze CSP-550 vs Benjamin Moore Marlboro Blue HC-153Benjamin Moore Porcelain Glaze CSP-550
LRV: 43.42%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 46.07%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#9AB2C5copy color code
RGB Decimal154, 178, 197copy color code
RGB Percent60.39%, 69.80%, 77.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 207° Saturation: 21.83% Value: 77.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(207, 27, 69)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 21.83 Magenta: 9.64 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 22.75copy color code
YIQY: 172.99 I: -20.407 Q: 0.836copy color code
XYZX: 39.321 Y: 42.741 Z: 58.986copy color code
CIE LabL:71.379 a:-4.069 b:-12.387copy color code
CIE LuvL:71.379 u:-13.356 v:-18.269copy color code
Decimal10138309copy color code
Hunter lab65.376, -7.048, -7.731copy color code
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