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Benjamin Moore Bordéaux Red

Benjamin Moore Bordéaux Red 1365 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Bordéaux Red paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1365. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Bordéaux Red 1365
Color code:1365
Color name:Bordéaux Red
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Bordéaux Red 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Bordéaux Red

Bordéaux Red 1365 has an LRV of 9.32% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 9.32% 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 Bordéaux Red undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#6C4551

RGB code:

108, 69, 81

Is Benjamin Moore Bordéaux Red 1365 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 342° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1365 Bordéaux Red HSL code: 342, 22%, 35%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Bordéaux Red:

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

Benjamin Moore 1365 Bordéaux Red

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

Bordéaux Red 1365 vs Camelot CC-4

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Bordéaux Red 1365 vs Benjamin Moore Camelot CC-4Benjamin Moore Bordéaux Red 1365
LRV: 9.32%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 9.65%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#6C4551copy color code
RGB Decimal108, 69, 81copy color code
RGB Percent42.35%, 27.06%, 31.76%copy color code
HSVHue: 342° Saturation: 36.11% Value: 42.35%copy color code
HSLhsl(342, 22, 35)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 36.11 Yellow: 25.0 Key: 57.65copy color code
YIQY: 82.029 I: 19.384 Q: 11.984copy color code
XYZX: 9.798 Y: 8.039 Z: 8.818copy color code
CIE LabL:34.064 a:18.647 b:-0.213copy color code
CIE LuvL:34.064 u:23.046 v:-3.109copy color code
Decimal7095633copy color code
Hunter lab28.353, 12.064, 1.408copy color code
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