Benjamin Moore Whispering Spring

Benjamin Moore Whispering Spring 2136-70 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Whispering Spring paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2136-70. 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:Whispering Spring 2136-70
Color code:2136-70
Color name:Whispering Spring
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Whispering Spring

Whispering Spring 2136-70 has an LRV of 77.79% and refers to Off-White 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 77.79% 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 Whispering Spring undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

220, 231, 230

Is Benjamin Moore Whispering Spring 2136-70 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 175° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2136-70 Whispering Spring HSL code: 175, 19%, 88%

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 Whispering Spring:

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

Whispering Spring 2136-70 vs Gray Sky 2131-70

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Whispering Spring 2136-70 vs Benjamin Moore Gray Sky 2131-70Benjamin Moore Whispering Spring 2136-70
LRV: 77.79%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 75.88%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Whispering Spring 2136-70 vs Lookout Point 1646

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Whispering Spring 2136-70 vs Benjamin Moore Lookout Point 1646Benjamin Moore Whispering Spring 2136-70
LRV: 77.79%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 74.07%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#DCE7E6copy color code
RGB Decimal220, 231, 230copy color code
RGB Percent86.27%, 90.59%, 90.20%copy color code
HSVHue: 175° Saturation: 4.76% Value: 90.59%copy color code
HSLhsl(175, 19, 88)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 4.76 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.43 Key: 9.41copy color code
YIQY: 227.597 I: -6.234 Q: -2.638copy color code
XYZX: 72.37 Y: 78.08 Z: 86.1copy color code
CIE LabL:90.816 a:-3.843 b:-0.779copy color code
CIE LuvL:90.816 u:-6.013 v:-0.519copy color code
Decimal14477286copy color code
Hunter lab88.363, -8.442, 4.083copy color code
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