70BG 14/243

Dulux Liberty Blue 1

Dulux Liberty Blue 1 70BG 14/243 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Liberty Blue 1 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 70BG 14/243. 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.

Color code:70BG 14/243
Color name:Liberty Blue 1

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LRV of Liberty Blue 1

Liberty Blue 1 70BG 14/243 has an LRV of 12.35% 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 12.35% 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 Dulux Liberty Blue 1 undertones?

Blue is Dulux Liberty Blue 1 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

56, 112, 135

Is Dulux Liberty Blue 1 70BG 14/243 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 197° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

70BG 14/243 Liberty Blue 1 HSL code: 197, 41%, 37%

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 Dulux Liberty Blue 1:

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.

Dulux 70BG 14/243 Liberty Blue 1

Color comparison

Liberty Blue 1 70BG 14/243 vs Niagara Blues 1 10BB 15/154

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Dulux Liberty Blue 1 70BG 14/243 vs Dulux Niagara Blues 1 10BB 15/154Dulux Liberty Blue 1 70BG 14/243
LRV: 12.35%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 12.94%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#387087copy color code
RGB Decimal56, 112, 135copy color code
RGB Percent21.96%, 43.92%, 52.94%copy color code
HSVHue: 197° Saturation: 58.52% Value: 52.94%copy color code
HSLhsl(197, 41, 37)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 58.52 Magenta: 17.04 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 47.06copy color code
YIQY: 97.878 I: -40.761 Q: -4.688copy color code
XYZX: 11.796 Y: 14.177 Z: 25.03copy color code
CIE LabL:44.486 a:-11.311 b:-18.231copy color code
CIE LuvL:44.486 u:-23.316 v:-24.505copy color code
Decimal3698823copy color code
Hunter lab37.653, -9.97, -13.057copy color code
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