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Benjamin Moore Conch Shell

Benjamin Moore Conch Shell 052 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Conch Shell paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 052. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Conch Shell 052
Color code:052
Color name:Conch Shell
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Conch Shell

Conch Shell 052 has an LRV of 54.26% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident 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 54.26% 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 Conch Shell undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#E6BDAC

RGB code:

230, 189, 172

Is Benjamin Moore Conch Shell 052 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 18° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

052 Conch Shell HSL code: 18, 54%, 79%

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 Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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 Conch Shell:

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 052 Conch Shell

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

Conch Shell 052 vs Burlap 2163-50

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Conch Shell 052 vs Benjamin Moore Burlap 2163-50Benjamin Moore Conch Shell 052
LRV: 54.26%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 54.46%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Conch Shell 052 vs Milk Shake 1165

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Conch Shell 052 vs Benjamin Moore Milk Shake 1165Benjamin Moore Conch Shell 052
LRV: 54.26%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 55.57%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#E6BDACcopy color code
RGB Decimal230, 189, 172copy color code
RGB Percent90.20%, 74.12%, 67.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 18° Saturation: 25.22% Value: 90.2%copy color code
HSLhsl(18, 54, 79)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 17.83 Yellow: 25.22 Key: 9.8copy color code
YIQY: 199.321 I: 29.895 Q: 3.383copy color code
XYZX: 58.277 Y: 56.199 Z: 46.796copy color code
CIE LabL:79.727 a:12.156 b:14.115copy color code
CIE LuvL:79.727 u:26.893 v:17.858copy color code
Decimal15121836copy color code
Hunter lab74.966, 7.572, 15.465copy color code
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