Benjamin Moore Surf Blue 2056-30 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Surf Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2056-30. 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:Surf Blue 2056-30
Color code:2056-30
Color name:Surf Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Surf Blue for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf 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.

Surf Blue for living room

  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue victorian house interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue living room walls
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue japandi interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue living room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore 2056-30 for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue minimalist 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 2056-30 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf 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.

Benjamin Moore Surf Blue reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Surf Blue living room
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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 Surf Blue undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Surf 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:

#00808B

RGB code:

0, 128, 139

Is Benjamin Moore Surf Blue 2056-30 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 185° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2056-30 Surf Blue HSL code: 185, 100%, 27%

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 Surf 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

Surf Blue 2056-30 vs Deep Ocean 2058-30

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

Benjamin Moore Surf Blue 2056-30 vs Benjamin Moore Deep Ocean 2058-30Open Surf Blue 2056-30
LRV: 18.24%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 14.04%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Surf Blue 2056-30 vs Caribbean Blue Water 2055-30

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Surf Blue 2056-30 vs Benjamin Moore Caribbean Blue Water 2055-30Open Surf Blue 2056-30
LRV: 18.24%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 18.12%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Surf Blue

Surf Blue 2056-30 has an LRV of 18.24% 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 18.24% 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#00808Bcopy color code
RGB Decimal0, 128, 139copy color code
RGB Percent0.00%, 50.20%, 54.51%copy color code
HSVHue: 185° Saturation: 100.0% Value: 54.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(185, 100, 27)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 100.0 Magenta: 7.91 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 45.49copy color code
YIQY: 90.982 I: -79.81 Q: -23.653copy color code
XYZX: 12.377 Y: 17.301 Z: 27.106copy color code
CIE LabL:48.637 a:-25.175 b:-14.372copy color code
CIE LuvL:48.637 u:-36.465 v:-17.387copy color code
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Hunter lab41.594, -19.675, -9.522copy color code
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