CSP-920

Benjamin Moore Golden Thread

Benjamin Moore Golden Thread CSP-920 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Golden Thread paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-920. 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 Thread CSP-920
Color code:CSP-920
Color name:Golden Thread
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Golden Thread

Golden Thread CSP-920 has an LRV of 49.76% 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 49.76% 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 Thread undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

214, 189, 111

Is Benjamin Moore Golden Thread CSP-920 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 45° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-920 Golden Thread HSL code: 45, 56%, 64%

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 Thread:

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 Thread CSP-920 vs Cork 2153-40

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

Benjamin Moore Golden Thread CSP-920 vs Benjamin Moore Cork 2153-40Benjamin Moore Golden Thread CSP-920
LRV: 49.76%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 44.58%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Golden Thread CSP-920 vs Buena Vista Gold 209

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Benjamin Moore Golden Thread CSP-920 vs Benjamin Moore Buena Vista Gold 209Benjamin Moore Golden Thread CSP-920
LRV: 49.76%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 48.95%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#D6BD6Fcopy color code
RGB Decimal214, 189, 111copy color code
RGB Percent83.92%, 74.12%, 43.53%copy color code
HSVHue: 45° Saturation: 48.13% Value: 83.92%copy color code
HSLhsl(45, 56, 64)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 11.68 Yellow: 48.13 Key: 16.08copy color code
YIQY: 187.583 I: 39.962 Q: -18.985copy color code
XYZX: 48.8 Y: 51.841 Z: 22.47copy color code
CIE LabL:77.186 a:-1.292 b:42.475copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.186 u:20.615 v:53.838copy color code
Decimal14073199copy color code
Hunter lab72.001, -5.02, 31.897copy color code
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