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Benjamin Moore Softened Violet (1420) Paint Color


Color Name: Softened Violet (1420)
Hex Color Code: #8085B4
RGB Color Code: RGB(128, 133, 180)
CMYK Values*: 28.9%, 26.1%, 0.0%, 29.4%





About Softened Violet (1420) color - its meaning and example


What color is Softened Violet (1420)?

Softened Violet (1420) color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Softened Violet (1420) is #8085B4, and the RGB color code is RGB(128, 133, 180).

In the RGB color model, Softened Violet (1420) has a red value of 128, a green value of 133, and a blue value of 180. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 28.9% cyan, 26.1% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 29.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 234.2° (degrees), 25.7 % saturation, and 60.4 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Softened Violet (1420) has a hue of 234.2° (degrees), 28.9 % saturation and 70.6 % brightness/value.


Softened Violet (1420) is cool or warm?

The color Softened Violet (1420) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Softened Violet (1420)?

Softened Violet (1420) has an LRV of nearly 25. 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

Softened Violet (1420)

Light Color


Compare LRV 25 of Softened Violet (1420) 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 25 puts Benjamin Moore Softened Violet (1420) 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


Softened Violet (1420) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(128, 133, 180)
Red
128 (50.2%)
Green
133 (52.2%)
Blue
180 (70.6%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
28.89%
Magenta
26.11%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
29.41%

HSL

HSL(234.23deg, 25.7 %, 60.4 %)

Hue
234.23°
Saturation
25.74 %.
Lightness
60.39 %.

RYB

RYB(49, 59, 100)
Red
49 (19.3%)
Yellow
59 (23.3%)
Blue
100 (39.3%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
234.23°
Saturation
28.89 %.
Brightness / Value
70.59 %.

HWB

H: 234.23°

W: 50.20 %

B: 29.41 %

XYZ

X : 25.53

Y : 24.66

Z : 46.59

YXY

Y1 : 24.66

X : 0.26

Y2 : 0.25

CMY

C : 49.80%

M : 47.84%

Y : 29.41%


LRV

~ 24.7 %

Munsell Color System

7.3PB 5.5/5.4

CIE-Lab

L : 56.74

A : 9.05

B : -25.3

CIE-Lch

L : 56.74

C : 26.87

H : 289.69

CIE-Luv

L : 56.74

U : -5.2

V : -39.58

Hunter-Lab

L : 49.66

A : 4.86

B : -20.87






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Softened Violet (1420) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the colors similar to Softened Violet (1420) (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.



#7A89B8
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ΔE - 7.19 (92.8% similar)
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ΔE - 7.22 (92.8% similar)





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


Pantone PMS


Softened Violet (1420) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Softened Violet (1420) to Pantone PMS


#7C7FAB
PANTONE 7675 C
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
#878CB4
PANTONE 7674 C
ΔE - 2.86 (97.1% similar)
#777FA8
PANTONE 2108 C
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
#838DC8
PANTONE 2114 C
ΔE - 4.28 (95.7% similar)


Pantone TCX


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RAL Design


Softened Violet (1420) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Softened Violet (1420) to RAL Design




British Standard 4800


Softened Violet (1420) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Softened Violet (1420) to British Standard 4800


#7D7B9B
BS 22-C-37 - Violet
ΔE - 6.22 (93.8% similar)
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ΔE - 6.42 (93.6% similar)





Paint similar to Softened Violet (1420) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Softened Violet (1420) (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


Softened Violet (1420) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Softened Violet (1420) to Benjamin Moore


#8085B4
Softened Violet (1420)
Paint - Benjamin Moore
#7F84BE
California Lilac (2068-40)
ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% similar)
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ΔE - 4.90 (95.1% similar)
#8E8FB0
Violet Stone (2069-40)
ΔE - 5.41 (94.6% similar)


PPG Paints


Softened Violet (1420) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Softened Violet (1420) to PPG Paints


#7E84B5
Magical Moment (PPG17-06)
ΔE - 0.72 (99.3% similar)
#818DB3
Skysail Blue (PPG1167-5)
ΔE - 3.66 (96.3% similar)
#8E90B4
Fresh Lavender (PPG1170-5)
ΔE - 4.91 (95.1% similar)
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ΔE - 5.33 (94.7% similar)


Valspar


Softened Violet (1420) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Softened Violet (1420) to Valspar


#7E85BD
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ΔE - 2.20 (97.8% similar)
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Positively Purple (4002-8B)
ΔE - 5.48 (94.5% similar)
#8679B5
Bravo! (8001-48E)
ΔE - 5.60 (94.4% similar)
#6C7CB8
Simply Purple (4004-10B)
ΔE - 5.79 (94.2% similar)





Behr


Softened Violet (1420) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Softened Violet (1420) to Behr


#8A8DC4
Carriage Ride (P550-5)
ΔE - 3.55 (96.5% similar)
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ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% similar)
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Violet Aura (M550-5)
ΔE - 4.21 (95.8% similar)
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Velvet Curtain (S540-5)
ΔE - 4.71 (95.3% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


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#7886AA
Enchanting Sky (DE 5900)
ΔE - 3.92 (96.1% similar)
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Twilight Twinkle (DE 5907)
ΔE - 4.25 (95.7% similar)
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Faraway Sky (DE 5942)
ΔE - 4.45 (95.6% similar)
#767C9E
Bossa Nova Blue (DE 5914)
ΔE - 5.08 (94.9% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Softened Violet (1420) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Softened Violet (1420) to Sherwin Williams


#968DB8
Brave Purple (SW 6823)
ΔE - 6.01 (94.0% similar)
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Dahlia (SW 6816)
ΔE - 6.32 (93.7% similar)
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Gentian (SW 6817)
ΔE - 8.14 (91.9% similar)
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Searching Blue (SW 6536)
ΔE - 8.47 (91.5% 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


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