Benjamin Moore Dune Grass

Benjamin Moore Dune Grass 492 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dune Grass paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 492. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Dune Grass 492
Color code:492
Color name:Dune Grass
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Dune Grass 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Dune Grass

Dune Grass 492 has an LRV of 66.62% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 66.62% 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 Dune Grass undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Dune Grass 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

218, 217, 190

Is Benjamin Moore Dune Grass 492 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 58° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

492 Dune Grass HSL code: 58, 27%, 80%

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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Dune Grass:

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

Dune Grass 492 vs Tapestry Beige OC-32

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Benjamin Moore Dune Grass 492 vs Benjamin Moore Tapestry Beige OC-32Benjamin Moore Dune Grass 492
LRV: 66.62%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 66%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Dune Grass 492 vs Jute AF-80

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 Dune Grass 492 vs Benjamin Moore Jute AF-80Benjamin Moore Dune Grass 492
LRV: 66.62%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 63.3%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#DAD9BEcopy color code
RGB Decimal218, 217, 190copy color code
RGB Percent85.49%, 85.10%, 74.51%copy color code
HSVHue: 58° Saturation: 12.84% Value: 85.49%copy color code
HSLhsl(58, 27, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.46 Yellow: 12.84 Key: 14.51copy color code
YIQY: 214.221 I: 9.272 Q: -8.191copy color code
XYZX: 63.019 Y: 68.249 Z: 58.555copy color code
CIE LabL:86.131 a:-4.226 b:13.447copy color code
CIE LuvL:86.131 u:2.056 v:20.405copy color code
Decimal14342590copy color code
Hunter lab82.613, -8.41, 15.806copy color code
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