Benjamin Moore Coral Gables

Benjamin Moore Coral Gables 2010-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Coral Gables paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2010-40. 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:Coral Gables 2010-40
Color code:2010-40
Color name:Coral Gables
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Coral Gables

Coral Gables 2010-40 has an LRV of 40.46% 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 40.46% 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 Coral Gables undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

249, 143, 131

Is Benjamin Moore Coral Gables 2010-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 6° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2010-40 Coral Gables HSL code: 6, 91%, 75%

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.

Color codes

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HEX#F98F83copy color code
RGB Decimal249, 143, 131copy color code
RGB Percent97.65%, 56.08%, 51.37%copy color code
HSVHue: 6° Saturation: 47.39% Value: 97.65%copy color code
HSLhsl(6, 91, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 42.57 Yellow: 47.39 Key: 2.35copy color code
YIQY: 173.326 I: 67.022 Q: 18.688copy color code
XYZX: 52.989 Y: 41.428 Z: 26.672copy color code
CIE LabL:70.475 a:38.778 b:23.954copy color code
CIE LuvL:70.475 u:76.141 v:23.714copy color code
Decimal16355203copy color code
Hunter lab64.365, 34.313, 20.486copy color code