Benjamin Moore Bronze Tone

Benjamin Moore Bronze Tone 2166-30 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Bronze Tone paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2166-30. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Bronze Tone 2166-30
Color code:2166-30
Color name:Bronze Tone
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Bronze Tone

Bronze Tone 2166-30 has an LRV of 25.68% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 25.68% 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 Bronze Tone undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

199, 119, 62

Is Benjamin Moore Bronze Tone 2166-30 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 25° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2166-30 Bronze Tone HSL code: 25, 55%, 51%

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 Red 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 Bronze Tone:

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

Bronze Tone 2166-30 vs Golden Dunes 2157-10

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

Benjamin Moore Bronze Tone 2166-30 vs Benjamin Moore Golden Dunes 2157-10Benjamin Moore Bronze Tone 2166-30
LRV: 25.68%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 24.84%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Bronze Tone 2166-30 vs Amber 168

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Bronze Tone 2166-30 vs Benjamin Moore Amber 168Benjamin Moore Bronze Tone 2166-30
LRV: 25.68%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 27.02%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#C7773Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal199, 119, 62copy color code
RGB Percent78.04%, 46.67%, 24.31%copy color code
HSVHue: 25° Saturation: 68.84% Value: 78.04%copy color code
HSLhsl(25, 55, 51)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 40.2 Yellow: 68.84 Key: 21.96copy color code
YIQY: 136.422 I: 65.989 Q: -0.815copy color code
XYZX: 31.022 Y: 25.687 Z: 7.88copy color code
CIE LabL:57.738 a:26.416 b:43.788copy color code
CIE LuvL:57.738 u:63.2 v:42.872copy color code
Decimal13072190copy color code
Hunter lab50.682, 20.564, 26.259copy color code