Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green HC-135 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lafayette Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HC-135. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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:Lafayette Green HC-135
Color code:HC-135
Color name:Lafayette Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Lafayette Green for bedroom

  • Hc-135 Bedroom
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  • Bedroom
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  • Hc-135 Bedroom
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  • Hc-135 Bedroom
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  • Bedroom
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  • Hc-135 Bedroom
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  • Hc-135 Bedroom
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  • Bedroom
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  • Hc-135 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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Lafayette Green for living room

  • Bm Lafayette Green Living Room Wall
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  • Lafayette Green Living Room
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  • Living Room
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  • Bm Lafayette Green Living Room Wall
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  • Lafayette Green Living Room
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  • Living Room
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  • Bm Lafayette Green Living Room Wall
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  • Lafayette Green Living Room
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  • Living Room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Green color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore HC-135 for bathroom

  • Bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green Bathroom Vanity
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  • Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green Bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green Bathroom Vanity
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  • Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green Bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green Bathroom Vanity
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  • Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green Bedroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Dark real bathrooms.

Benjamin Moore HC-135 on kitchen cabinets

  • Lafayette Green kitchen cabinets color
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  • Lafayette Green Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Hc-135 Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Lafayette Green kitchen cabinets color
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  • Lafayette Green Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Hc-135 Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Lafayette Green kitchen cabinets color
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  • Lafayette Green Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Hc-135 Kitchen Cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Lafayette Green for exterior

  • Hc-135 Front Door
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  • Lafayette Green Front Door
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  • Bm Lafayette Green Windows
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  • Hc-135 Front Door
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  • Lafayette Green Front Door
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  • Bm Lafayette Green Windows
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  • Hc-135 Front Door
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  • Lafayette Green Front Door
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  • Bm Lafayette Green Windows
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this cool hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green trims
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  • Hc-135 Hallway
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  • Bm Lafayette Green Accent Wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green Laundry Room
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  • Bm Lafayette Green Kids' Room
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  • Lafayette Green Accent Wall
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  • Lafayette Green Wall Paint
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  • Hc-135 Accent Wall
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  • Lafayette Green Dining Room
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  • Painted Furniture
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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What are Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green 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:

#486055

RGB code:

72, 96, 85

Is Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green HC-135 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 152° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HC-135 Lafayette Green HSL code: 152, 14%, 33%

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.

  • Cool Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Lafayette Green:

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 HC-135 Lafayette Green

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

Lafayette Green HC-135 vs Crisp Romaine 686

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green HC-135 vs Benjamin Moore Crisp Romaine 686Open Lafayette Green HC-135
LRV: 10.54%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.22%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Lafayette Green

Lafayette Green HC-135 has an LRV of 10.54% 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 10.54% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#486055copy color code
RGB Decimal72, 96, 85copy color code
RGB Percent28.24%, 37.65%, 33.33%copy color code
HSVHue: 152° Saturation: 25.0% Value: 37.65%copy color code
HSLhsl(152, 14, 33)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 25.0 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 11.46 Key: 62.35copy color code
YIQY: 87.57 I: -10.767 Q: -8.5copy color code
XYZX: 8.494 Y: 10.399 Z: 10.152copy color code
CIE LabL:38.549 a:-11.579 b:3.362copy color code
CIE LuvL:38.549 u:-11.795 v:5.904copy color code
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Hunter lab32.248, -9.414, 3.909copy color code
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