Benjamin Moore American Cheese 2019-40

Official color page:American Cheese 2019-40
Color code:2019-40
Color name:American Cheese
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Step into a vibrant space painted in Benjamin Moore 2019-40 American Cheese, a warm and inviting hue that exudes energy and creativity. This bold color choice is perfect for adding a pop of personality to a modern living room, infusing the space with a sense of warmth and cheerfulness. In a home office, American Cheese can inspire focus and motivation, creating a dynamic and stimulating work environment. Pair this sunny shade with neutral decor and natural textures to balance its intensity, or use it as an accent color in a kitchen to bring a playful touch to the heart of the home. Benjamin Moore's American Cheese is a versatile and exciting choice for rooms where you want to inject a sense of fun and optimism.

What are Benjamin Moore American Cheese undertones?

Yellow and Red are Benjamin Moore American Cheese undertones color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

255, 215, 102

Is Benjamin Moore American Cheese 2019-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 44° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2019-40 American Cheese HSL code: 44, 100%, 70%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore American Cheese:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Color comparison

American Cheese 2019-40 vs Amarillo 320

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Benjamin Moore American Cheese 2019-40 vs Benjamin Moore Amarillo 320Open American Cheese 2019-40
LRV: 67.47%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 68.49%
Light color
Temperature: warm

American Cheese 2019-40 vs Pure Joy 327

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore American Cheese 2019-40 vs Benjamin Moore Pure Joy 327Open American Cheese 2019-40
LRV: 67.47%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 72.26%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm