Benjamin Moore Kalamata

Benjamin Moore Kalamata AF-630 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Kalamata paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-630. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Kalamata AF-630
Color code:AF-630
Color name:Kalamata
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Kalamata

Kalamata AF-630 has an LRV of 11.31% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 11.31% 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 Kalamata undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

111, 80, 95

Is Benjamin Moore Kalamata AF-630 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 331° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-630 Kalamata HSL code: 331, 16%, 37%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Kalamata:

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.

Darker shades

Benjamin Moore AF-630 Kalamata

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

Kalamata AF-630 vs Bottle of Bordéaux 1357

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Kalamata AF-630 vs Benjamin Moore Bottle of Bordéaux 1357Benjamin Moore Kalamata AF-630
LRV: 11.31%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 11.31%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Kalamata AF-630 vs Mountain Ridge 1456

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Kalamata AF-630 vs Benjamin Moore Mountain Ridge 1456Benjamin Moore Kalamata AF-630
LRV: 11.31%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 12.91%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#6F505Fcopy color code
RGB Decimal111, 80, 95copy color code
RGB Percent43.53%, 31.37%, 37.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 331° Saturation: 27.93% Value: 43.53%copy color code
HSLhsl(331, 16, 37)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 27.93 Yellow: 14.41 Key: 56.47copy color code
YIQY: 90.979 I: 13.653 Q: 11.226copy color code
XYZX: 11.49 Y: 9.944 Z: 12.137copy color code
CIE LabL:37.741 a:15.583 b:-3.597copy color code
CIE LuvL:37.741 u:17.362 v:-6.962copy color code
Decimal7295071copy color code
Hunter lab31.533, 9.855, -0.748copy color code
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