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Benjamin Moore French Violet (1427) Paint Color


Color Name: French Violet (1427)
Hex Color Code: #696D86
RGB Color Code: RGB(105, 109, 134)
CMYK Values*: 21.6%, 18.7%, 0.0%, 47.5%





About French Violet (1427) color - its meaning and example


What color is French Violet (1427)?

French Violet (1427) color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for French Violet (1427) is #696D86, and the RGB color code is RGB(105, 109, 134).

In the RGB color model, French Violet (1427) has a red value of 105, a green value of 109, and a blue value of 134. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 21.6% cyan, 18.7% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 47.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 231.7° (degrees), 12.1 % saturation, and 46.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, French Violet (1427) has a hue of 231.7° (degrees), 21.6 % saturation and 52.5 % brightness/value.


French Violet (1427) is cool or warm?

The color French Violet (1427) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of French Violet (1427)?

French Violet (1427) has an LRV of nearly 16. By LRV value, it is a medium dark 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

French Violet (1427)

Light Color


Compare LRV 16 of French Violet (1427) 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 16 puts Benjamin Moore French Violet (1427) 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


French Violet (1427) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(105, 109, 134)
Red
105 (41.2%)
Green
109 (42.7%)
Blue
134 (52.5%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
21.64%
Magenta
18.66%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
47.45%

HSL

HSL(231.72deg, 12.1 %, 46.9 %)

Hue
231.72°
Saturation
12.13 %.
Lightness
46.86 %.

RYB

RYB(79, 94, 122)
Red
79 (31.0%)
Yellow
94 (37.0%)
Blue
122 (48.0%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
231.72°
Saturation
21.64 %.
Brightness / Value
52.55 %.

HWB

H: 231.72°

W: 41.18 %

B: 47.45 %

XYZ

X : 15.6

Y : 15.66

Z : 24.76

YXY

Y1 : 15.66

X : 0.28

Y2 : 0.28

CMY

C : 58.82%

M : 57.25%

Y : 47.45%


LRV

~ 15.7 %

Munsell Color System

5.1PB 4.5/2.4

CIE-Lab

L : 46.53

A : 4.23

B : -14.26

CIE-Lch

L : 46.53

C : 14.87

H : 286.51

CIE-Luv

L : 46.53

U : -3.48

V : -20.77

Hunter-Lab

L : 39.57

A : 1.09

B : -9.39






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to French Violet (1427) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the colors similar to French Violet (1427) (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 - 9.45 (90.6% similar)





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


RAL Classic


French Violet (1427) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of French Violet (1427) to RAL Classic


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RAL 4012 - Pearl Blackberry
ΔE - 2.44 (97.6% similar)
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ΔE - 7.46 (92.5% similar)


RAL Design


French Violet (1427) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of French Violet (1427) to RAL Design




Pantone PMS


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#6C6A81
PANTONE 2362 C
ΔE - 2.80 (97.2% similar)
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ΔE - 2.91 (97.1% similar)
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PANTONE 2109 C
ΔE - 5.81 (94.2% similar)
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PANTONE 2360 C
ΔE - 5.88 (94.1% similar)


Pantone TCX


French Violet (1427) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of French Violet (1427) to Pantone TCX




British Standard 4800


French Violet (1427) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of French Violet (1427) to British Standard 4800


#7A7C93
BS 22-D-44 - Purple
ΔE - 6.15 (93.8% similar)
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ΔE - 6.46 (93.5% similar)
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ΔE - 7.23 (92.8% similar)





Paint similar to French Violet (1427) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to French Violet (1427) (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.


Benjamin Moore


French Violet (1427) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of French Violet (1427) to Benjamin Moore


#696D86
French Violet (1427)
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#6E7182
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ΔE - 3.49 (96.5% similar)
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ΔE - 4.54 (95.5% similar)
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ΔE - 5.90 (94.1% similar)


PPG Paints


French Violet (1427) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of French Violet (1427) to PPG Paints


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ΔE - 0.91 (99.1% similar)
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ΔE - 3.07 (96.9% similar)
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ΔE - 4.88 (95.1% similar)


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#616B89
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ΔE - 3.96 (96.0% similar)
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Royal Fortune (S560-5)
ΔE - 4.19 (95.8% similar)
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ΔE - 4.48 (95.5% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


French Violet (1427) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of French Violet (1427) to Dunn-Edwards


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ΔE - 3.54 (96.5% similar)
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ΔE - 3.64 (96.4% similar)
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Graphite (DE 5936)
ΔE - 3.73 (96.3% similar)
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ΔE - 4.88 (95.1% similar)


Sherwin Williams


French Violet (1427) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of French Violet (1427) to Sherwin Williams


#5D657B
Mesmerize (SW 6544)
ΔE - 4.22 (95.8% similar)
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Soulful Blue (SW 6543)
ΔE - 6.16 (93.8% similar)
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Purple Passage (SW 6551)
ΔE - 6.65 (93.3% similar)
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ΔE - 6.79 (93.2% 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


French Violet (1427) - #696D86 Color Images and Patterns


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