Benjamin Moore Dark Walnut

Benjamin Moore Dark Walnut 1358 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dark Walnut paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1358. 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:Dark Walnut 1358
Color code:1358
Color name:Dark Walnut
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Dark Walnut

Dark Walnut 1358 has an LRV of 9.56% 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 9.56% 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 Dark Walnut undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

103, 74, 78

Is Benjamin Moore Dark Walnut 1358 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 352° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1358 Dark Walnut HSL code: 352, 16%, 35%

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 Red 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 Walnut:

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

Benjamin Moore 1358 Dark Walnut

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 Walnut 1358 vs Branchport Brown HC-72

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Dark Walnut 1358 vs Benjamin Moore Branchport Brown HC-72Benjamin Moore Dark Walnut 1358
LRV: 9.56%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 10.02%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Dark Walnut 1358 vs Desert Shadows 2114-30

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 Dark Walnut 1358 vs Benjamin Moore Desert Shadows 2114-30Benjamin Moore Dark Walnut 1358
LRV: 9.56%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 11.9%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#674A4Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal103, 74, 78copy color code
RGB Percent40.39%, 29.02%, 30.59%copy color code
HSVHue: 352° Saturation: 28.16% Value: 40.39%copy color code
HSLhsl(352, 16, 35)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 28.16 Yellow: 24.27 Key: 59.61copy color code
YIQY: 83.127 I: 15.996 Q: 7.379copy color code
XYZX: 9.417 Y: 8.332 Z: 8.318copy color code
CIE LabL:34.664 a:12.987 b:2.49copy color code
CIE LuvL:34.664 u:17.378 v:1.011copy color code
Decimal6769230copy color code
Hunter lab28.865, 7.725, 3.12copy color code
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