Benjamin Moore Kurkuma

Benjamin Moore Kurkuma AF-350 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Kurkuma paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-350. 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:Kurkuma AF-350
Color code:AF-350
Color name:Kurkuma
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Kurkuma

Kurkuma AF-350 has an LRV of 31.67% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 31.67% 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 Kurkuma undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

185, 146, 87

Is Benjamin Moore Kurkuma AF-350 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 36° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-350 Kurkuma HSL code: 36, 41%, 53%

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 Kurkuma:

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

Kurkuma AF-350 vs Millington Gold HC-13

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

Benjamin Moore Kurkuma AF-350 vs Benjamin Moore Millington Gold HC-13Benjamin Moore Kurkuma AF-350
LRV: 31.67%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 34.2%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Kurkuma AF-350 vs Golden Retriever 2165-30

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Benjamin Moore Kurkuma AF-350 vs Benjamin Moore Golden Retriever 2165-30Benjamin Moore Kurkuma AF-350
LRV: 31.67%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 29.42%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#B99257copy color code
RGB Decimal185, 146, 87copy color code
RGB Percent72.55%, 57.25%, 34.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 36° Saturation: 52.97% Value: 72.55%copy color code
HSLhsl(36, 41, 53)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 21.08 Yellow: 52.97 Key: 27.45copy color code
YIQY: 150.935 I: 42.199 Q: -10.111copy color code
XYZX: 32.008 Y: 31.562 Z: 13.42copy color code
CIE LabL:62.979 a:7.436 b:36.639copy color code
CIE LuvL:62.979 u:30.112 v:42.741copy color code
Decimal12161623copy color code
Hunter lab56.18, 3.383, 25.163copy color code
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