Benjamin Moore Under the Big Top

Benjamin Moore Under the Big Top 1675 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Under the Big Top paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1675. 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:Under the Big Top 1675
Color code:1675
Color name:Under the Big Top
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Under the Big Top

Under the Big Top 1675 has an LRV of 63.41% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 63.41% 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 Under the Big Top undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Under the Big Top 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

188, 212, 221

Is Benjamin Moore Under the Big Top 1675 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 196° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1675 Under the Big Top HSL code: 196, 33%, 80%

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 Under the Big Top:

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

Under the Big Top 1675 vs Dolphin's Cove 722

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

Benjamin Moore Under the Big Top 1675 vs Benjamin Moore Dolphin's Cove 722Benjamin Moore Under the Big Top 1675
LRV: 63.41%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 66.86%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Under the Big Top 1675 vs Bird's Egg 2051-60

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Benjamin Moore Under the Big Top 1675 vs Benjamin Moore Bird's Egg 2051-60Benjamin Moore Under the Big Top 1675
LRV: 63.41%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 66.84%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#BCD4DDcopy color code
RGB Decimal188, 212, 221copy color code
RGB Percent73.73%, 83.14%, 86.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 196° Saturation: 14.93% Value: 86.67%copy color code
HSLhsl(196, 33, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 14.93 Magenta: 4.07 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 13.33copy color code
YIQY: 205.85 I: -17.194 Q: -2.276copy color code
XYZX: 57.329 Y: 62.997 Z: 77.526copy color code
CIE LabL:83.441 a:-6.168 b:-7.141copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.441 u:-13.166 v:-9.977copy color code
Decimal12375261copy color code
Hunter lab79.371, -9.969, -2.352copy color code
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