Benjamin Moore Gingerbread Man

Benjamin Moore Gingerbread Man 1111 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Gingerbread Man paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1111. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Gingerbread Man 1111
Color code:1111
Color name:Gingerbread Man
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Gingerbread Man

Gingerbread Man 1111 has an LRV of 39.19% 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 39.19% 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 Gingerbread Man undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

202, 164, 114

Is Benjamin Moore Gingerbread Man 1111 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 34° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1111 Gingerbread Man HSL code: 34, 45%, 62%

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 Red 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 Gingerbread Man:

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

Gingerbread Man 1111 vs Avant Garde 272

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Gingerbread Man 1111 vs Benjamin Moore Avant Garde 272Benjamin Moore Gingerbread Man 1111
LRV: 39.19%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 39.19%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Gingerbread Man 1111 vs Camel Back 1103

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore Gingerbread Man 1111 vs Benjamin Moore Camel Back 1103Benjamin Moore Gingerbread Man 1111
LRV: 39.19%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 39.19%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#CAA472copy color code
RGB Decimal202, 164, 114copy color code
RGB Percent79.22%, 64.31%, 44.71%copy color code
HSVHue: 34° Saturation: 43.56% Value: 79.22%copy color code
HSLhsl(34, 45, 62)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 18.81 Yellow: 43.56 Key: 20.78copy color code
YIQY: 169.662 I: 38.711 Q: -7.522copy color code
XYZX: 40.671 Y: 40.325 Z: 21.556copy color code
CIE LabL:69.7 a:7.381 b:31.194copy color code
CIE LuvL:69.7 u:28.293 v:38.664copy color code
Decimal13280370copy color code
Hunter lab63.502, 3.196, 24.325copy color code