Benjamin Moore Cornsilk 198

Official color page:Cornsilk 198
Color code:198
Color name:Cornsilk
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore color 198 Cornsilk is a warm and inviting hue that exudes elegance and sophistication. Its subtle undertones of golden yellow bring a sense of warmth to any space, making it perfect for creating a cozy atmosphere. 198 Cornsilk pairs beautifully with soft neutrals like white dove and pale oak for a sophisticated look, while also complementing deeper shades such as hale navy and wrought iron for a touch of contrast. Whether used as a main wall color or as an accent, Benjamin Moore 198 Cornsilk adds a timeless charm to any room.

What are Benjamin Moore Cornsilk undertones?

Yellow and Red are Benjamin Moore Cornsilk undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

242, 225, 180

Is Benjamin Moore Cornsilk 198 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 44° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

198 Cornsilk HSL code: 44, 70%, 83%

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 Yellow 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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Cornsilk:

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

Cornsilk 198 vs Mushroom Cap 177

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Benjamin Moore Cornsilk 198 vs Benjamin Moore Mushroom Cap 177Open Cornsilk 198
LRV: 72.25%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.13%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Cornsilk 198 vs Philadelphia Cream HC-30

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Cornsilk 198 vs Benjamin Moore Philadelphia Cream HC-30Open Cornsilk 198
LRV: 72.25%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 69.12%
Light color
Temperature: warm