Benjamin Moore Gamboge CW-285

Official color page:Gamboge CW-285
Color code:CW-285
Color name:Gamboge
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Step into a space adorned with Benjamin Moore's Gamboge (CW-285) and prepare to be enveloped in warmth and vibrancy. This rich and golden hue exudes a sense of luxury and elegance, creating a welcoming atmosphere that is perfect for living rooms, dining areas, or home offices. Gamboge's (CW-285) earthy undertones effortlessly complement natural materials like wood and stone, making it an ideal choice for rooms seeking a touch of sophistication and charm. Infuse your interiors with a dose of sunshine and energy by embracing the timeless appeal of Gamboge (CW-285). Its versatility and ability to brighten up any space make it a standout choice for those looking to add a pop of color to their home.

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What are Benjamin Moore Gamboge undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#E6B271

RGB code:

230, 178, 113

Is Benjamin Moore Gamboge CW-285 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 33° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-285 Gamboge HSL code: 33, 70%, 67%

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 Gamboge:

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

Gamboge CW-285 vs Eye of the Tiger 188

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Benjamin Moore Gamboge CW-285 vs Benjamin Moore Eye of the Tiger 188Open Gamboge CW-285
LRV: 48.74%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.9%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Gamboge CW-285 vs Soft Marigold 160

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Benjamin Moore Gamboge CW-285 vs Benjamin Moore Soft Marigold 160Open Gamboge CW-285
LRV: 48.74%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 53.24%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm