Benjamin Moore Glowing Umber

Benjamin Moore Glowing Umber 182 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Glowing Umber paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 182. 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:Glowing Umber 182
Color code:182
Color name:Glowing Umber
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Glowing Umber

Glowing Umber 182 has an LRV of 37.15% 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 37.15% 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 Glowing Umber undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

213, 157, 78

Is Benjamin Moore Glowing Umber 182 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 35° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

182 Glowing Umber HSL code: 35, 62%, 57%

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 Glowing Umber:

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

Glowing Umber 182 vs Fields of Gold 203

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Glowing Umber 182 vs Benjamin Moore Fields of Gold 203Benjamin Moore Glowing Umber 182
LRV: 37.15%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 34.51%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Glowing Umber 182 vs Buttercup 2154-30

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

Benjamin Moore Glowing Umber 182 vs Benjamin Moore Buttercup 2154-30Benjamin Moore Glowing Umber 182
LRV: 37.15%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 38.76%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#D59D4Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal213, 157, 78copy color code
RGB Percent83.53%, 61.57%, 30.59%copy color code
HSVHue: 35° Saturation: 63.38% Value: 83.53%copy color code
HSLhsl(35, 62, 57)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 26.29 Yellow: 63.38 Key: 16.47copy color code
YIQY: 164.738 I: 58.757 Q: -12.739copy color code
XYZX: 40.875 Y: 38.813 Z: 12.545copy color code
CIE LabL:68.616 a:12.683 b:48.571copy color code
CIE LuvL:68.616 u:44.263 v:53.849copy color code
Decimal13999438copy color code
Hunter lab62.3, 8.088, 31.672copy color code
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