Benjamin Moore Violet Mist

Benjamin Moore Violet Mist 1437 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Violet Mist paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1437. 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:Violet Mist 1437
Color code:1437
Color name:Violet Mist
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Violet Mist

Violet Mist 1437 has an LRV of 61.5% 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 61.50% 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 Violet Mist undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

201, 208, 216

Is Benjamin Moore Violet Mist 1437 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 212° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1437 Violet Mist HSL code: 212, 16%, 82%

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 Violet Mist:

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.

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

Violet Mist 1437 vs Silver Mist 1619

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 Violet Mist 1437 vs Benjamin Moore Silver Mist 1619Benjamin Moore Violet Mist 1437
LRV: 61.5%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 62.21%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Violet Mist 1437 vs Harbor Haze 2136-60

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Violet Mist 1437 vs Benjamin Moore Harbor Haze 2136-60Benjamin Moore Violet Mist 1437
LRV: 61.5%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 62.47%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#C9D0D8copy color code
RGB Decimal201, 208, 216copy color code
RGB Percent78.82%, 81.57%, 84.71%copy color code
HSVHue: 212° Saturation: 6.94% Value: 84.71%copy color code
HSLhsl(212, 16, 82)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 6.94 Magenta: 3.7 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 15.29copy color code
YIQY: 206.819 I: -6.742 Q: 1.009copy color code
XYZX: 59.034 Y: 62.487 Z: 73.898copy color code
CIE LabL:83.172 a:-0.859 b:-4.775copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.172 u:-4.293 v:-7.161copy color code
Decimal13226200copy color code
Hunter lab79.048, -5.029, -0.093copy color code
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