AF-245

Benjamin Moore Ipanema

Benjamin Moore Ipanema AF-245 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Ipanema paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-245. 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:Ipanema AF-245
Color code:AF-245
Color name:Ipanema
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Ipanema for 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.

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LRV of Ipanema

Ipanema AF-245 has an LRV of 40.02% 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 40.02% 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 Ipanema undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#C5A38C

RGB code:

197, 163, 140

Is Benjamin Moore Ipanema AF-245 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 24° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-245 Ipanema HSL code: 24, 33%, 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 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 Ipanema:

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

Ipanema AF-245 vs Brookline Beige HC-47

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

Benjamin Moore Ipanema AF-245 vs Benjamin Moore Brookline Beige HC-47Benjamin Moore Ipanema AF-245
LRV: 40.02%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 40.36%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Ipanema AF-245 vs Capilano Bridge 1076

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

Benjamin Moore Ipanema AF-245 vs Benjamin Moore Capilano Bridge 1076Benjamin Moore Ipanema AF-245
LRV: 40.02%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 39.89%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#C5A38Ccopy color code
RGB Decimal197, 163, 140copy color code
RGB Percent77.25%, 63.92%, 54.90%copy color code
HSVHue: 24° Saturation: 28.93% Value: 77.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(24, 33, 66)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 17.26 Yellow: 28.93 Key: 22.75copy color code
YIQY: 170.544 I: 27.652 Q: 0.035copy color code
XYZX: 40.857 Y: 39.96 Z: 30.365copy color code
CIE LabL:69.441 a:9.072 b:16.645copy color code
CIE LuvL:69.441 u:23.129 v:21.134copy color code
Decimal12952460copy color code
Hunter lab63.214, 4.746, 15.77copy color code
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