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Benjamin Moore Buxton Blue (HC-149) Paint Color


Color Name: Buxton Blue (HC-149)
Hex Color Code: #9DB6BA
RGB Color Code: RGB(157, 182, 186)
CMYK Values*: 15.6%, 2.2%, 0.0%, 27.1%
Color Family (Hue): Blue





About Buxton Blue (HC-149) color - its meaning and example


What color is Buxton Blue (HC-149)?

Buxton Blue (HC-149) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Buxton Blue (HC-149) is #9DB6BA, and the RGB color code is RGB(157, 182, 186).

In the RGB color model, Buxton Blue (HC-149) has a red value of 157, a green value of 182, and a blue value of 186. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 15.6% cyan, 2.2% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 27.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 188.3° (degrees), 17.4 % saturation, and 67.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Buxton Blue (HC-149) has a hue of 188.3° (degrees), 15.6 % saturation and 72.9 % brightness/value.


Buxton Blue (HC-149) is cool or warm?

The color Buxton Blue (HC-149) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Buxton Blue (HC-149)?

Buxton Blue (HC-149) has an LRV of nearly 44. By LRV value, it is a medium light color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.



Dark Color

Buxton Blue (HC-149)

Light Color


Compare LRV 44 of Buxton Blue (HC-149) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 44 puts Benjamin Moore Buxton Blue (HC-149) paint color in the medium category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Buxton Blue (HC-149) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(157, 182, 186)
Red
157 (61.6%)
Green
182 (71.4%)
Blue
186 (72.9%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
15.59%
Magenta
2.15%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
27.06%

HSL

HSL(188.28deg, 17.4 %, 67.3 %)

Hue
188.28°
Saturation
17.37 %.
Lightness
67.25 %.

RYB

RYB(30, 60, 63)
Red
30 (11.7%)
Yellow
60 (23.3%)
Blue
63 (24.8%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
188.28°
Saturation
15.59 %.
Brightness / Value
72.94 %.

HWB

H: 188.28°

W: 61.57 %

B: 27.06 %

XYZ

X : 39.5

Y : 44.17

Z : 52.9

YXY

Y1 : 44.17

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.32

CMY

C : 38.43%

M : 28.63%

Y : 27.06%


LRV

~ 44.2 %

Munsell Color System

4.3BG 7.1/2.1

CIE-Lab

L : 72.34

A : -7.67

B : -4.91

CIE-Lch

L : 72.34

C : 9.11

H : 212.64

CIE-Luv

L : 72.34

U : -13.44

V : -6.1

Hunter-Lab

L : 66.46

A : -10.23

B : -0.67






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Buxton Blue (HC-149) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the colors similar to Buxton Blue (HC-149) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



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ΔE - 6.97 (93.0% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


Buxton Blue (HC-149) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Buxton Blue (HC-149) to Pantone PMS


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PANTONE 7542 C
ΔE - 2.08 (97.9% similar)
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PANTONE 4175 C
ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% similar)
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PANTONE 4171 C
ΔE - 4.07 (95.9% similar)
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PANTONE 4170 C
ΔE - 4.42 (95.6% similar)


RAL Design


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Pantone TCX


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British Standard 4800


Buxton Blue (HC-149) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Buxton Blue (HC-149) to British Standard 4800


#A9BBC6
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ΔE - 5.26 (94.7% similar)
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ΔE - 8.00 (92.0% similar)





Paint similar to Buxton Blue (HC-149) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Buxton Blue (HC-149) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Sherwin Williams


Buxton Blue (HC-149) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Buxton Blue (HC-149) to Sherwin Williams


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ΔE - 2.21 (97.8% similar)
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ΔE - 3.78 (96.2% similar)
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ΔE - 4.52 (95.5% similar)
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Aquitaine (SW 9057)
ΔE - 4.67 (95.3% similar)


Behr


Buxton Blue (HC-149) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Buxton Blue (HC-149) to Behr


#9AB6C0
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ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
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ΔE - 3.16 (96.8% similar)
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ΔE - 4.19 (95.8% similar)
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ΔE - 4.23 (95.8% similar)


PPG Paints


Buxton Blue (HC-149) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Buxton Blue (HC-149) to PPG Paints


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ΔE - 2.73 (97.3% similar)
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ΔE - 4.23 (95.8% similar)
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ΔE - 5.01 (95.0% similar)
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ΔE - 5.05 (95.0% similar)





Benjamin Moore


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ΔE - 3.43 (96.6% similar)
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ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)
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ΔE - 3.88 (96.1% similar)
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ΔE - 4.12 (95.9% similar)


Valspar


Buxton Blue (HC-149) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Buxton Blue (HC-149) to Valspar


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ΔE - 3.91 (96.1% similar)
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ΔE - 4.36 (95.6% similar)
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ΔE - 4.46 (95.5% similar)
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A-List Blue (T673)
ΔE - 4.67 (95.3% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Buxton Blue (HC-149) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Buxton Blue (HC-149) to Dunn-Edwards


#ADC5C9
Blue Spruce (DE 5772)
ΔE - 4.07 (95.9% similar)
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Frozen Tundra (DE 5793)
ΔE - 4.28 (95.7% similar)
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Stone Silver (DE 5773)
ΔE - 4.41 (95.6% similar)
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Bidwell Blue (DET 551)
ΔE - 4.55 (95.5% similar)








Color Combinations


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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Buxton Blue (HC-149) - #9DB6BA Color Images and Patterns


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