Benjamin Moore Golden Mist 2158-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Golden Mist paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2158-40. 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:Golden Mist 2158-40
Color code:2158-40
Color name:Golden Mist
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Golden Mist for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist bedroom
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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Golden Mist for living room

  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist victorian house interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist living room walls
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist japandi interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist living room
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Red color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore 2158-40 for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Mid-tone real bathrooms.

2158-40 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore Golden Mist reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Golden Mist living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Golden Mist

Golden Mist 2158-40 has an LRV of 51.59% 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).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 51.59% 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 Mist undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Golden Mist 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:

#E8B981

RGB code:

232, 185, 129

Is Benjamin Moore Golden Mist 2158-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

2158-40 Golden Mist HSL code: 33, 69%, 71%

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 Golden Mist:

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 Mist 2158-40 vs Chestertown Buff HC-9

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Benjamin Moore Golden Mist 2158-40 vs Benjamin Moore Chestertown Buff HC-9Open Golden Mist 2158-40
LRV: 51.59%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 52.88%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Golden Mist 2158-40 vs Soft Marigold 160

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Benjamin Moore Golden Mist 2158-40 vs Benjamin Moore Soft Marigold 160Open Golden Mist 2158-40
LRV: 51.59%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 53.24%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#E8B981copy color code
RGB Decimal232, 185, 129copy color code
RGB Percent90.98%, 72.55%, 50.59%copy color code
HSVHue: 33° Saturation: 44.4% Value: 90.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(33, 69, 71)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 20.26 Yellow: 44.4 Key: 9.02copy color code
YIQY: 192.669 I: 46.003 Q: -7.485copy color code
XYZX: 54.592 Y: 53.442 Z: 28.203copy color code
CIE LabL:78.135 a:9.868 b:34.813copy color code
CIE LuvL:78.135 u:34.801 v:43.567copy color code
Decimal15251841copy color code
Hunter lab73.104, 5.366, 28.299copy color code