CW-310

Benjamin Moore China Red

Benjamin Moore China Red CW-310 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full China Red paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-310. 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:China Red CW-310
Color code:CW-310
Color name:China Red
Brand:Benjamin Moore

China Red for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore China Red bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red 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.

China Red for living room

  • Benjamin Moore China Red living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red victorian house interior
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red cozy living room
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red living room walls
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red living room
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red japandi interior
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red living room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Red color shade can create a unique space

China Red for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore China Red bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Dark real bathrooms.

China Red on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore China Red kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

China Red reviews

  • Benjamin Moore China Red wall
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red kitchen review
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore China Red living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of China Red

China Red CW-310 has an LRV of 18.69% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 18.69% 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 China Red undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore China 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:

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RGB code:

175, 92, 74

Is Benjamin Moore China Red CW-310 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 11° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-310 China Red HSL code: 11, 41%, 49%

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 Red 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 China 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

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

China Red CW-310 vs Mayflower Red HC-49

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

Benjamin Moore China Red CW-310 vs Benjamin Moore Mayflower Red HC-49Benjamin Moore China Red CW-310
LRV: 18.69%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 17.37%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#AF5C4Acopy color code
RGB Decimal175, 92, 74copy color code
RGB Percent68.63%, 36.08%, 29.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 11° Saturation: 57.71% Value: 68.63%copy color code
HSLhsl(11, 41, 49)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 47.43 Yellow: 57.71 Key: 31.37copy color code
YIQY: 114.765 I: 55.244 Q: 11.956copy color code
XYZX: 22.744 Y: 17.265 Z: 8.611copy color code
CIE LabL:48.592 a:32.002 b:25.517copy color code
CIE LuvL:48.592 u:61.884 v:23.306copy color code
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Hunter lab41.551, 24.991, 16.798copy color code
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