Benjamin Moore August Morning

Benjamin Moore August Morning 2156-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full August Morning paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2156-40. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:August Morning 2156-40
Color code:2156-40
Color name:August Morning
Brand:Benjamin Moore

August Morning for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of August Morning

August Morning 2156-40 has an LRV of 49.65% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 49.65% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Benjamin Moore August Morning undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore August Morning undertone 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

236, 179, 109

Is Benjamin Moore August Morning 2156-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 33° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2156-40 August Morning HSL code: 33, 77%, 68%

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 August Morning:

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

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

August Morning 2156-40 vs Tangerine Zing 132

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore August Morning 2156-40 vs Benjamin Moore Tangerine Zing 132Benjamin Moore August Morning 2156-40
LRV: 49.65%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 49.65%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

August Morning 2156-40 vs Hannah Banana CSP-955

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Benjamin Moore August Morning 2156-40 vs Benjamin Moore Hannah Banana CSP-955Benjamin Moore August Morning 2156-40
LRV: 49.65%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 49.65%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#ECB36Dcopy color code
RGB Decimal236, 179, 109copy color code
RGB Percent92.55%, 70.20%, 42.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 33° Saturation: 53.81% Value: 92.55%copy color code
HSLhsl(33, 77, 68)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 24.15 Yellow: 53.81 Key: 7.45copy color code
YIQY: 188.063 I: 56.46 Q: -9.726copy color code
XYZX: 53.475 Y: 51.181 Z: 21.526copy color code
CIE LabL:76.788 a:12.819 b:43.469copy color code
CIE LuvL:76.788 u:43.569 v:51.606copy color code
Decimal15512429copy color code
Hunter lab71.541, 8.228, 32.239copy color code
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