Benjamin Moore Essex Green HC-188

Official color page:Essex Green HC-188
Color code:HC-188
Color name:Essex Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Step into a world of sophistication and tranquility with Benjamin Moore's Essex Green. This rich and luxurious hue, with its deep and elegant tones, adds a touch of drama and opulence to any space. Perfect for creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere, HC-188 is ideal for libraries, home offices, or living rooms where you want to evoke a sense of warmth and serenity. Pair it with plush furnishings and gold accents to elevate the room's ambiance to new heights. Let Essex Green envelope you in a sense of grandeur and refinement.

Essex Green for bedroom

Bedroom
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Bedroom Panelling
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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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Essex Green for living room

Bm Essex Green Living Room
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Bm Essex Green Living Room
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Bm Essex Green Living Room
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Bm Essex Green Living Room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Green color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore HC-188 for bathroom

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

Essex Green for exterior

Benjamin Moore Essex Green Front Door
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this cool hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Benjamin Moore Essex Green reviews

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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.

What are Benjamin Moore Essex Green undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Essex Green 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

R
G
B

HEX value

HEX value:

#27362E

RGB code:

39, 54, 46

Is Benjamin Moore Essex Green HC-188 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 148° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HC-188 Essex Green HSL code: 148, 16%, 18%

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.

  • Cool Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Essex Green:

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

Essex Green HC-188 vs Space Black 2119-10

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

Benjamin Moore Essex Green HC-188 vs Benjamin Moore Space Black 2119-10Open Essex Green HC-188
LRV: 5.64%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 4.98%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Essex Green HC-188 vs Twilight Zone 2127-10

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Benjamin Moore Essex Green HC-188 vs Benjamin Moore Twilight Zone 2127-10Open Essex Green HC-188
LRV: 5.64%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 5.11%
Dark color
Temperature: cold