1407

Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus

Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus 1407 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mauve Bauhaus paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1407. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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:Mauve Bauhaus 1407
Color code:1407
Color name:Mauve Bauhaus
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Mauve Bauhaus for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus 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.

Mauve Bauhaus for living room

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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Purple color shade can create a unique space

Mauve Bauhaus for bathroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus minimalist bathroom
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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.

Mauve Bauhaus on kitchen cabinets

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  • Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus 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.

Mauve Bauhaus reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus living room
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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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LRV of Mauve Bauhaus

Mauve Bauhaus 1407 has an LRV of 12.79% 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 12.79% 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 Mauve Bauhaus undertones?

Purple is Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus 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:

#5E5384

RGB code:

94, 83, 132

Is Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus 1407 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 253° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1407 Mauve Bauhaus HSL code: 253, 23%, 42%

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 Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple 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 Mauve Bauhaus:

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 1407 Mauve Bauhaus

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

Mauve Bauhaus 1407 vs Darkest Grape 2069-30

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

Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus 1407 vs Benjamin Moore Darkest Grape 2069-30Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus 1407
LRV: 12.79%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 13.09%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Mauve Bauhaus 1407 vs Blue Gaspe 1435

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus 1407 vs Benjamin Moore Blue Gaspe 1435Benjamin Moore Mauve Bauhaus 1407
LRV: 12.79%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 13.9%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#5E5384copy color code
RGB Decimal94, 83, 132copy color code
RGB Percent36.86%, 32.55%, 51.76%copy color code
HSVHue: 253° Saturation: 37.12% Value: 51.76%copy color code
HSLhsl(253, 23, 42)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 28.79 Magenta: 37.12 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 48.24copy color code
YIQY: 91.875 I: -9.191 Q: 17.576copy color code
XYZX: 11.873 Y: 10.232 Z: 23.173copy color code
CIE LabL:38.255 a:16.084 b:-25.865copy color code
CIE LuvL:38.255 u:2.17 v:-37.926copy color code
Decimal6181764copy color code
Hunter lab31.987, 10.277, -20.561copy color code
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