Benjamin Moore Havana Tan

Benjamin Moore Havana Tan 1121 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Havana Tan paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1121. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Havana Tan 1121
Color code:1121
Color name:Havana Tan
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Havana Tan

Havana Tan 1121 has an LRV of 60.74% 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 60.74% 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 Havana Tan undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Havana Tan 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

223, 204, 182

Is Benjamin Moore Havana Tan 1121 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 32° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1121 Havana Tan HSL code: 32, 39%, 79%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Havana Tan:

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

Havana Tan 1121 vs Moccasin 1059

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

Benjamin Moore Havana Tan 1121 vs Benjamin Moore Moccasin 1059Open Havana Tan 1121
LRV: 60.74%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 61.61%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Havana Tan 1121 vs Sea Urchin 1052

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Havana Tan 1121 vs Benjamin Moore Sea Urchin 1052Open Havana Tan 1121
LRV: 60.74%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 62.36%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#DFCCB6copy color code
RGB Decimal223, 204, 182copy color code
RGB Percent87.45%, 80.00%, 71.37%copy color code
HSVHue: 32° Saturation: 18.39% Value: 87.45%copy color code
HSLhsl(32, 39, 79)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.52 Yellow: 18.39 Key: 12.55copy color code
YIQY: 207.173 I: 18.392 Q: -2.827copy color code
XYZX: 60.467 Y: 62.252 Z: 53.074copy color code
CIE LabL:83.048 a:3.099 b:13.372copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.048 u:12.789 v:18.773copy color code
Decimal14666934copy color code
Hunter lab78.9, -1.278, 15.347copy color code
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