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Benjamin Moore French Horn

Benjamin Moore French Horn 195 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full French Horn paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 195. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:French Horn 195
Color code:195
Color name:French Horn
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of French Horn

French Horn 195 has an LRV of 32.36% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 32.36% 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 French Horn undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#BF9652

RGB code:

191, 150, 82

Is Benjamin Moore French Horn 195 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 37° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

195 French Horn HSL code: 37, 46%, 54%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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 French Horn:

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

French Horn 195 vs Antique Bronze 217

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 French Horn 195 vs Benjamin Moore Antique Bronze 217Benjamin Moore French Horn 195
LRV: 32.36%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 34.45%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

French Horn 195 vs Leap of Faith 210

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore French Horn 195 vs Benjamin Moore Leap of Faith 210Benjamin Moore French Horn 195
LRV: 32.36%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 35.12%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#BF9652copy color code
RGB Decimal191, 150, 82copy color code
RGB Percent74.90%, 58.82%, 32.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 37° Saturation: 57.07% Value: 74.9%copy color code
HSLhsl(37, 46, 54)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 21.47 Yellow: 57.07 Key: 25.1copy color code
YIQY: 154.507 I: 46.283 Q: -12.489copy color code
XYZX: 33.917 Y: 33.5 Z: 12.66copy color code
CIE LabL:64.564 a:7.387 b:41.287copy color code
CIE LuvL:64.564 u:32.186 v:47.475copy color code
Decimal12555858copy color code
Hunter lab57.88, 3.309, 27.547copy color code
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