Benjamin Moore Dark Basalt 2072-10 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dark Basalt paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2072-10. 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:Dark Basalt 2072-10
Color code:2072-10
Color name:Dark Basalt
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Dark Basalt for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Basalt bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Basalt bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Basalt 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.

Dark Basalt for living room

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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Purple color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore 2072-10 for bathroom

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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Dark real bathrooms.

Benjamin Moore 2072-10 on kitchen cabinets

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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore Dark Basalt reviews

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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Basalt living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Dark Basalt living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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What are Benjamin Moore Dark Basalt undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Dark Basalt 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:

#40363C

RGB code:

64, 54, 60

Is Benjamin Moore Dark Basalt 2072-10 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 324° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2072-10 Dark Basalt HSL code: 324, 8%, 23%

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 Grey 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 Dark Basalt:

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 2072-10 Dark Basalt

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

Dark Basalt 2072-10 vs Plum Martini CSP-540

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Benjamin Moore Dark Basalt 2072-10 vs Benjamin Moore Plum Martini CSP-540Open Dark Basalt 2072-10
LRV: 5.23%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 6.86%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Dark Basalt 2072-10 vs Night Shade 2116-10

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Dark Basalt 2072-10 vs Benjamin Moore Night Shade 2116-10Open Dark Basalt 2072-10
LRV: 5.23%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 6.07%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Dark Basalt

Dark Basalt 2072-10 has an LRV of 5.23% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 5.23% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#40363Ccopy color code
RGB Decimal64, 54, 60copy color code
RGB Percent25.10%, 21.18%, 23.53%copy color code
HSVHue: 324° Saturation: 15.62% Value: 25.1%copy color code
HSLhsl(324, 8, 23)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 15.62 Yellow: 6.25 Key: 74.9copy color code
YIQY: 57.674 I: 4.031 Q: 3.983copy color code
XYZX: 4.249 Y: 4.055 Z: 4.833copy color code
CIE LabL:23.851 a:5.681 b:-2.102copy color code
CIE LuvL:23.851 u:4.889 v:-3.008copy color code
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Hunter lab20.136, 2.427, -0.134copy color code
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