Home > Color > Empire Blue (MQ5-56) Color

Behr Empire Blue (MQ5-56) Paint Color


Color Name: Empire Blue (MQ5-56)
Hex Color Code: #6193B4
RGB Color Code: RGB(97, 147, 180)
CMYK Values*: 46.1%, 18.3%, 0.0%, 29.4%





About Empire Blue (MQ5-56) color - its meaning and example


What color is Empire Blue (MQ5-56)?

Empire Blue (MQ5-56) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Empire Blue (MQ5-56) is #6193B4, and the RGB color code is RGB(97, 147, 180).

In the RGB color model, Empire Blue (MQ5-56) has a red value of 97, a green value of 147, and a blue value of 180. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 46.1% cyan, 18.3% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 29.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 203.9° (degrees), 35.6 % saturation, and 54.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Empire Blue (MQ5-56) has a hue of 203.9° (degrees), 46.1 % saturation and 70.6 % brightness/value.


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) is cool or warm?

The color Empire Blue (MQ5-56) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Empire Blue (MQ5-56)?

Empire Blue (MQ5-56) has an LRV of nearly 27. 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

Empire Blue (MQ5-56)

Light Color


Compare LRV 27 of Empire Blue (MQ5-56) 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 27 puts Behr Empire Blue (MQ5-56) 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


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(97, 147, 180)
Red
97 (38.0%)
Green
147 (57.6%)
Blue
180 (70.6%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
46.11%
Magenta
18.33%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
29.41%

HSL

HSL(203.86deg, 35.6 %, 54.3 %)

Hue
203.86°
Saturation
35.62 %.
Lightness
54.31 %.

RYB

RYB(41, 66, 107)
Red
41 (16.0%)
Yellow
66 (26.0%)
Blue
107 (41.9%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
203.86°
Saturation
46.11 %.
Brightness / Value
70.59 %.

HWB

H: 203.86°

W: 38.04 %

B: 29.41 %

XYZ

X : 23.6

Y : 26.7

Z : 47.09

YXY

Y1 : 26.7

X : 0.24

Y2 : 0.27

CMY

C : 61.96%

M : 42.35%

Y : 29.41%


LRV

~ 26.7 %

Munsell Color System

8.1B 5.7/5.3

CIE-Lab

L : 58.7

A : -7.71

B : -22.46

CIE-Lch

L : 58.7

C : 23.74

H : 251.05

CIE-Luv

L : 58.7

U : -23.56

V : -33.03

Hunter-Lab

L : 51.68

A : -8.91

B : -17.86






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Empire Blue (MQ5-56) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the colors similar to Empire Blue (MQ5-56) (Paint - Behr). 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 - 3.16 (96.8% similar)
#6D9BC3
Cerulean Frost
ΔE - 3.99 (96.0% similar)
#72A0C1
Air Superiority Blue
ΔE - 4.47 (95.5% similar)
#4997D0
Celestial Blue
ΔE - 5.05 (95.0% similar)





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


Pantone PMS


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Empire Blue (MQ5-56) to Pantone PMS


#6191B4
PANTONE 2148 C
ΔE - 1.13 (98.9% similar)
#5F8FB4
PANTONE 7454 C
ΔE - 1.99 (98.0% similar)
#5F9BC6
PANTONE 2170 C
ΔE - 3.47 (96.5% similar)
#5E8AB4
PANTONE 646 C
ΔE - 4.47 (95.5% similar)


RAL Design


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Empire Blue (MQ5-56) to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Empire Blue (MQ5-56) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Empire Blue (MQ5-56) to RAL Classic


#6093AC
RAL 5024 - Pastel Blue
ΔE - 3.09 (96.9% similar)
#0089B6
RAL 5012 - Light Blue
ΔE - 7.71 (92.3% similar)


British Standard 4800


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Empire Blue (MQ5-56) to British Standard 4800


#6D88A0
BS 20-C-37 - Viking
ΔE - 5.64 (94.4% similar)
#7E94A9
BS 20-D-43 - Blue
ΔE - 6.40 (93.6% similar)
#6CA5D3
BS 20-E-51 - Corfu (Purple)
ΔE - 6.55 (93.5% similar)
#6BA3BA
BS 18-C-35 - Blue
ΔE - 6.55 (93.5% similar)





Paint similar to Empire Blue (MQ5-56) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Empire Blue (MQ5-56) (Paint - Behr). 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.


Behr


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Empire Blue (MQ5-56) to Behr


#6A92B1
Brittany Blue (M510-4)
ΔE - 1.92 (98.1% similar)
#658FAA
Treasure Map (S500-5)
ΔE - 2.17 (97.8% similar)
#5492AF
Jet Ski (M490-5)
ΔE - 3.30 (96.7% similar)


Valspar


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Empire Blue (MQ5-56) to Valspar


#6890AE
Splendid Blue (4004-6A)
ΔE - 1.95 (98.1% similar)
#619CBE
Gulf Stream Blue (P033)
ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)
#498BB8
Blueberry Festival (V072-5)
ΔE - 4.22 (95.8% similar)
#6B9DB6
Crisp French Blue (V069-4)
ΔE - 4.33 (95.7% similar)


PPG Paints


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Empire Blue (MQ5-56) to PPG Paints


#5692B2
Vanity (PPG1157-5)
ΔE - 2.17 (97.8% similar)
#5397B7
Hush-A-Bye (PPG1238-5)
ΔE - 3.36 (96.6% similar)
#528BAB
Cosmopolitan (PPG1158-5)
ΔE - 3.44 (96.6% similar)
#7595AB
American Anthem (PPG1156-4)
ΔE - 4.15 (95.9% similar)





Benjamin Moore


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Empire Blue (MQ5-56) to Benjamin Moore


#5E8FB6
Lazy Sunday (803)
ΔE - 2.35 (97.6% similar)
#5394B4
Poolside (775)
ΔE - 2.85 (97.2% similar)
#4A93BE
Sailor's Sea Blue (2063-40)
ΔE - 3.17 (96.8% similar)
#548DA7
Blue Daisy (2062-40)
ΔE - 4.28 (95.7% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Empire Blue (MQ5-56) to Sherwin Williams


#6591A8
Blue Cruise (SW 7606)
ΔE - 3.29 (96.7% similar)
#6B8CA9
Scanda (SW 6529)
ΔE - 3.89 (96.1% similar)
#5A9EC0
Jacaranda (SW 6802)
ΔE - 4.22 (95.8% similar)
#6A8AA4
Sporty Blue (SW 6522)
ΔE - 4.32 (95.7% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Empire Blue (MQ5-56) to Dunn-Edwards


#4C98C2
Mountain Bluebird (DET 573)
ΔE - 3.53 (96.5% similar)
#5588AB
Blueberry Muffin (DE 5851)
ΔE - 3.93 (96.1% similar)
#698EB3
Genteel Blue (DET 589)
ΔE - 4.03 (96.0% similar)
#648FA4
Salt Box Blue (DET 562)
ΔE - 4.18 (95.8% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Empire Blue (MQ5-56) - #6193B4 color palettes and coordinating colors



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


Empire Blue (MQ5-56) - #6193B4 Color Images and Patterns


Behr Empire Blue (MQ5-56) Paint vintage style bedroom interior
Behr Empire Blue (MQ5-56) Paint cozy coffee corner interior
Behr Empire Blue (MQ5-56) Paint modern minimalist living room interior
Behr Empire Blue (MQ5-56) Paint dining room design
Behr Empire Blue (MQ5-56) Paint exterior design modern house with walkway
Behr Empire Blue (MQ5-56) Paint modular kitchen design