Benjamin Moore Cupid's Dart

Benjamin Moore Cupid's Dart 1385 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Cupid's Dart paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1385. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Cupid's Dart 1385
Color code:1385
Color name:Cupid's Dart
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Cupid's Dart for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Cupid's Dart

Cupid's Dart 1385 has an LRV of 17.05% 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).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 17.05% 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 Cupid's Dart undertones?

Purple is Benjamin Moore Cupid's Dart 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

125, 102, 133

Is Benjamin Moore Cupid's Dart 1385 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 285° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1385 Cupid's Dart HSL code: 285, 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.

  • Warm Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Cupid's Dart:

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

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

Cupid's Dart 1385 vs French Violet 1427

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Benjamin Moore Cupid's Dart 1385 vs Benjamin Moore French Violet 1427Benjamin Moore Cupid's Dart 1385
LRV: 17.05%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 17.05%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Cupid's Dart 1385 vs Plum Perfect 1371

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

Benjamin Moore Cupid's Dart 1385 vs Benjamin Moore Plum Perfect 1371Benjamin Moore Cupid's Dart 1385
LRV: 17.05%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 17.05%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#7D6685copy color code
RGB Decimal125, 102, 133copy color code
RGB Percent49.02%, 40.00%, 52.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 285° Saturation: 23.31% Value: 52.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(285, 13, 46)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 6.02 Magenta: 23.31 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 47.84copy color code
YIQY: 112.411 I: 3.744 Q: 14.513copy color code
XYZX: 17.441 Y: 15.556 Z: 24.268copy color code
CIE LabL:46.387 a:15.221 b:-13.697copy color code
CIE LuvL:46.387 u:10.71 v:-21.509copy color code
Decimal8218245copy color code
Hunter lab39.442, 9.912, -8.871copy color code
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