LRV of Cochineal Red
Cochineal Red CW-330 has an LRV of 12.94% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little light.
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 12.94% 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 Cochineal Red undertones?
Red is Benjamin Moore Cochineal 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate
Is Benjamin Moore Cochineal Red CW-330 cool or warm?
With a hue of 8° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.
CW-330 Cochineal Red HSL code: 8, 53%, 41%
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.
Benjamin Moore CW-330 Cochineal Red