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Benjamin Moore Ivy Lane

Benjamin Moore Ivy Lane 523 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Ivy Lane paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 523. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Ivy Lane 523
Color code:523
Color name:Ivy Lane
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Ivy Lane 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 Ivy Lane

Ivy Lane 523 has an LRV of 41.8% 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 41.80% 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 Ivy Lane undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#B4B085

RGB code:

180, 176, 133

Is Benjamin Moore Ivy Lane 523 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 55° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

523 Ivy Lane HSL code: 55, 24%, 61%

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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Ivy Lane:

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

Ivy Lane 523 vs Grasslands 502

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Ivy Lane 523 vs Benjamin Moore Grasslands 502Benjamin Moore Ivy Lane 523
LRV: 41.8%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 41.8%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Ivy Lane 523 vs Greenbrier Beige HC-79

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Benjamin Moore Ivy Lane 523 vs Benjamin Moore Greenbrier Beige HC-79Benjamin Moore Ivy Lane 523
LRV: 41.8%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 41.8%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#B4B085copy color code
RGB Decimal180, 176, 133copy color code
RGB Percent70.59%, 69.02%, 52.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 55° Saturation: 26.11% Value: 70.59%copy color code
HSLhsl(55, 24, 61)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.22 Yellow: 26.11 Key: 29.41copy color code
YIQY: 172.294 I: 16.201 Q: -12.535copy color code
XYZX: 38.581 Y: 42.448 Z: 28.345copy color code
CIE LabL:71.179 a:-5.56 b:22.605copy color code
CIE LuvL:71.179 u:4.745 v:31.568copy color code
Decimal11841669copy color code
Hunter lab65.152, -8.314, 19.812copy color code
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