Benjamin Moore Gallery Buff

Benjamin Moore Gallery Buff CSP-225 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Gallery Buff paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-225. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Gallery Buff CSP-225
Color code:CSP-225
Color name:Gallery Buff
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Gallery Buff

Gallery Buff CSP-225 has an LRV of 46.22% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Gallery Buff undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Gallery Buff 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

191, 181, 163

Is Benjamin Moore Gallery Buff CSP-225 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 39° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-225 Gallery Buff HSL code: 39, 18%, 69%

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.

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 Gallery Buff:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Gallery Buff CSP-225 vs Silver Fox 2108-50

Comparing Benjamin Moore Gallery Buff CSP-225 and Benjamin Moore Silver Fox 2108-50? We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Benjamin Moore Gallery Buff CSP-225 vs Benjamin Moore Silver Fox 2108-50Benjamin Moore Gallery Buff CSP-225
LRV: 46.22%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 43.73%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Gallery Buff CSP-225 vs Cosmopolitan CSP-100

Can't decide whether to use Benjamin Moore Gallery Buff CSP-225 or Benjamin Moore Cosmopolitan CSP-100 in your space? Our comparison will highlights the distinctions between the two colors to assist you in choosing the best fit for your project.

Benjamin Moore Gallery Buff CSP-225 vs Benjamin Moore Cosmopolitan CSP-100Benjamin Moore Gallery Buff CSP-225
LRV: 46.22%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.47%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

HEX#BFB5A3copy color code
RGB Decimal191, 181, 163copy color code
RGB Percent74.90%, 70.98%, 63.92%copy color code
HSVHue: 39° Saturation: 14.66% Value: 74.9%copy color code
HSLhsl(39, 18, 69)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.24 Yellow: 14.66 Key: 25.1copy color code
YIQY: 181.938 I: 11.743 Q: -3.486copy color code
XYZX: 44.62 Y: 46.769 Z: 41.317copy color code
CIE LabL:74.042 a:0.485 b:10.45copy color code
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