Benjamin Moore Golden Delicious 390 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Golden Delicious paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 390. 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:Golden Delicious 390
Color code:390
Color name:Golden Delicious
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Golden Delicious

Golden Delicious 390 has an LRV of 56.34% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 56.34% 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 Golden Delicious undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Golden Delicious 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#D9CD7A

RGB code:

217, 205, 122

Is Benjamin Moore Golden Delicious 390 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 52° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

390 Golden Delicious HSL code: 52, 56%, 66%

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 Golden Delicious:

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

Golden Delicious 390 vs Da Vinci's Canvas 208

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Golden Delicious 390 vs Benjamin Moore Da Vinci's Canvas 208Open Golden Delicious 390
LRV: 56.34%
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 56.24%
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Temperature: warm

Golden Delicious 390 vs Mother Earth 376

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Benjamin Moore Golden Delicious 390 vs Benjamin Moore Mother Earth 376Open Golden Delicious 390
LRV: 56.34%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 56.99%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#D9CD7Acopy color code
RGB Decimal217, 205, 122copy color code
RGB Percent85.10%, 80.39%, 47.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 52° Saturation: 43.78% Value: 85.1%copy color code
HSLhsl(52, 56, 66)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.53 Yellow: 43.78 Key: 14.9copy color code
YIQY: 199.126 I: 33.822 Q: -23.291copy color code
XYZX: 53.96 Y: 59.821 Z: 27.111copy color code
CIE LabL:81.741 a:-7.283 b:42.696copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.741 u:11.885 v:56.374copy color code
Decimal14273914copy color code
Hunter lab77.344, -10.819, 33.358copy color code
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