Benjamin Moore Chocolate Velvet

Benjamin Moore Chocolate Velvet CSP-235 paint color review

What does the color Chocolate Velvet CSP-235 look like in real spaces? Browse through a full Chocolate Velvet paint color review. Take a look at interior and exterior used Chocolate Velvet CSP-235 on living room walls, bedroom and kitchen cabinets. Accent walls, color zoning and trim colors go with Benjamin Moore Chocolate Velvet CSP-235.

Color code:


Color name:

Chocolate Velvet


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What are Benjamin Moore Chocolate Velvet undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Chocolate Velvet undertone color.


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

133, 117, 103

LRV of Benjamin Moore Chocolate Velvet CSP-235

Benjamin Moore Chocolate Velvet CSP-235 has an LRV of 19.62% 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).

CSP-235 Chocolate Velvet monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

CSP-235 Chocolate Velvet complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Is Benjamin Moore Chocolate Velvet CSP-235 cool or warm?

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cool colors

Benjamin Moore CSP-235 Chocolate Velvet is warm color according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-235 Chocolate Velvet HSL code: 28, 13%, 46%

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.

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