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Dunn-Edwards Genteel Blue (DET 589) Paint Color


Color Name: Genteel Blue (DET 589)
Hex Color Code: #698EB3
RGB Color Code: RGB(105, 142, 179)
CMYK Values*: 41.3%, 20.7%, 0.0%, 29.8%





About Genteel Blue (DET 589) color - its meaning and example


What color is Genteel Blue (DET 589)?

Genteel Blue (DET 589) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Genteel Blue (DET 589) is #698EB3, and the RGB color code is RGB(105, 142, 179).

In the RGB color model, Genteel Blue (DET 589) has a red value of 105, a green value of 142, and a blue value of 179. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 41.3% cyan, 20.7% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 29.8% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 210° (degrees), 32.7 % saturation, and 55.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Genteel Blue (DET 589) has a hue of 210° (degrees), 41.3 % saturation and 70.2 % brightness/value.


Genteel Blue (DET 589) is cool or warm?

The color Genteel Blue (DET 589) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Genteel Blue (DET 589)?

Genteel Blue (DET 589) has an LRV of nearly 26. By LRV value, it is a medium 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

Genteel Blue (DET 589)

Light Color


Compare LRV 26 of Genteel Blue (DET 589) 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 26 puts Dunn-Edwards Genteel Blue (DET 589) paint color in the darker 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


Genteel Blue (DET 589) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(105, 142, 179)
Red
105 (41.2%)
Green
142 (55.7%)
Blue
179 (70.2%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
41.34%
Magenta
20.67%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
29.80%

HSL

HSL(210deg, 32.7 %, 55.7 %)

Hue
210°
Saturation
32.74 %.
Lightness
55.69 %.

RYB

RYB(44, 65, 106)
Red
44 (17.2%)
Yellow
65 (25.6%)
Blue
106 (41.6%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
210°
Saturation
41.34 %.
Brightness / Value
70.20 %.

HWB

H: 210°

W: 41.18 %

B: 29.80 %

XYZ

X : 23.64

Y : 25.6

Z : 46.34

YXY

Y1 : 25.6

X : 0.25

Y2 : 0.27

CMY

C : 58.82%

M : 44.31%

Y : 29.80%


LRV

~ 25.6 %

Munsell Color System

0.2PB 5.6/5.2

CIE-Lab

L : 57.66

A : -3.08

B : -23.45

CIE-Lch

L : 57.66

C : 23.65

H : 262.53

CIE-Luv

L : 57.66

U : -18.68

V : -35.12

Hunter-Lab

L : 50.6

A : -5.17

B : -18.88






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Genteel Blue (DET 589) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards)


Here are the colors similar to Genteel Blue (DET 589) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards). 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.



#5D8AA8
Air Force Blue (RAF)
ΔE - 4.22 (95.8% similar)
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ΔE - 4.45 (95.6% similar)
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ΔE - 4.62 (95.4% similar)
#6699CC
Blue Gray
ΔE - 4.66 (95.3% similar)





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


Pantone TCX


Genteel Blue (DET 589) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Genteel Blue (DET 589) to Pantone TCX




Pantone PMS


Genteel Blue (DET 589) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Genteel Blue (DET 589) to Pantone PMS


#5E8AB4
PANTONE 646 C
ΔE - 2.17 (97.8% similar)
#5F8FB4
PANTONE 7454 C
ΔE - 2.60 (97.4% similar)
#7594B3
PANTONE 2157 C
ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)
#6191B4
PANTONE 2148 C
ΔE - 3.04 (97.0% similar)


RAL Design


Genteel Blue (DET 589) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Genteel Blue (DET 589) to RAL Design




British Standard 4800


Genteel Blue (DET 589) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Genteel Blue (DET 589) to British Standard 4800


#6D88A0
BS 20-C-37 - Viking
ΔE - 4.27 (95.7% similar)
#7E94A9
BS 20-D-43 - Blue
ΔE - 5.64 (94.4% similar)
#6CA5D3
BS 20-E-51 - Corfu (Purple)
ΔE - 7.83 (92.2% similar)


RAL Classic


Genteel Blue (DET 589) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Genteel Blue (DET 589) to RAL Classic


#6093AC
RAL 5024 - Pastel Blue
ΔE - 6.64 (93.4% similar)
#637D96
RAL 5014 - Pigeon Blue
ΔE - 6.98 (93.0% similar)





Paint similar to Genteel Blue (DET 589) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Genteel Blue (DET 589) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards). 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.


Dunn-Edwards


Genteel Blue (DET 589) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Genteel Blue (DET 589) to Dunn-Edwards


#7896BA
Ocean City (DE 5879)
ΔE - 3.52 (96.5% similar)
#5588AB
Blueberry Muffin (DE 5851)
ΔE - 4.51 (95.5% similar)
#7F97B5
Denim Tradition (DE 5885)
ΔE - 4.84 (95.2% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Genteel Blue (DET 589) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Genteel Blue (DET 589) to Benjamin Moore


#6B8DB3
Blue Dragon (810)
ΔE - 0.99 (99.0% similar)
#5E8FB6
Lazy Sunday (803)
ΔE - 2.53 (97.5% similar)
#5F8EC2
Waterloo (CSP-555)
ΔE - 2.84 (97.2% similar)
#6B89A3
Old Blue Jeans (839)
ΔE - 3.55 (96.5% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Genteel Blue (DET 589) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Genteel Blue (DET 589) to Sherwin Williams


#6B8CA9
Scanda (SW 6529)
ΔE - 2.31 (97.7% similar)
#6487B0
Perfect Periwinkle (SW 9065)
ΔE - 2.67 (97.3% similar)
#7498BE
Lobelia (SW 6809)
ΔE - 3.46 (96.5% similar)
#6A8AA4
Sporty Blue (SW 6522)
ΔE - 3.52 (96.5% similar)





Behr


Genteel Blue (DET 589) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Genteel Blue (DET 589) to Behr


#6B8FBF
Lapis Lazuli (HDC-MD-02)
ΔE - 2.61 (97.4% similar)
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Brittany Blue (M510-4)
ΔE - 2.69 (97.3% similar)
#6A87AB
Cowgirl Blue (M530-5)
ΔE - 3.01 (97.0% similar)
#6E8DBB
Debutante Ball (MQ5-46)
ΔE - 3.06 (96.9% similar)


Valspar


Genteel Blue (DET 589) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Genteel Blue (DET 589) to Valspar


#6890AE
Splendid Blue (4004-6A)
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
#6E92C8
Blue Shock (4005-10B)
ΔE - 3.84 (96.2% similar)
#5287B9
Picasso (8001-44E)
ΔE - 4.18 (95.8% similar)
#769BC1
Paradise Found (8002-45D)
ΔE - 4.36 (95.6% similar)


PPG Paints


Genteel Blue (DET 589) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Genteel Blue (DET 589) to PPG Paints


#729CC2
Blue Promise (PPG1161-4)
ΔE - 4.61 (95.4% similar)
#518FD1
Blue Dart (PPG1243-5)
ΔE - 4.94 (95.1% similar)
#6D86B6
Kimono (PPG1166-5)
ΔE - 4.99 (95.0% similar)
#4F84AF
Ship's Harbor (PPG1161-5)
ΔE - 5.05 (95.0% 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


Genteel Blue (DET 589) - #698EB3 Color Images and Patterns


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