Benjamin Moore Custis Salmon

Benjamin Moore Custis Salmon CW-215 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Custis Salmon paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-215. 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:Custis Salmon CW-215
Color code:CW-215
Color name:Custis Salmon
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Custis Salmon

Custis Salmon CW-215 has an LRV of 41.28% 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 41.28% 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 Custis Salmon undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

222, 156, 141

Is Benjamin Moore Custis Salmon CW-215 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 11° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-215 Custis Salmon HSL code: 11, 55%, 71%

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 Custis Salmon:

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.

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

Custis Salmon CW-215 vs San Carlos Tan 1207

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Custis Salmon CW-215 vs Benjamin Moore San Carlos Tan 1207Benjamin Moore Custis Salmon CW-215
LRV: 41.28%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 41.81%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Custis Salmon CW-215 vs Farmer's Market 054

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Custis Salmon CW-215 vs Benjamin Moore Farmer's Market 054Benjamin Moore Custis Salmon CW-215
LRV: 41.28%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 40.66%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#DE9C8Dcopy color code
RGB Decimal222, 156, 141copy color code
RGB Percent87.06%, 61.18%, 55.29%copy color code
HSVHue: 11° Saturation: 36.49% Value: 87.06%copy color code
HSLhsl(11, 55, 71)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 29.73 Yellow: 36.49 Key: 12.94copy color code
YIQY: 174.024 I: 44.15 Q: 9.293copy color code
XYZX: 46.822 Y: 41.233 Z: 30.685copy color code
CIE LabL:70.339 a:22.737 b:17.735copy color code
CIE LuvL:70.339 u:45.214 v:19.791copy color code
Decimal14589069copy color code
Hunter lab64.213, 17.784, 16.617copy color code
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