2113-50

Benjamin Moore Mauve Desert

Benjamin Moore Mauve Desert 2113-50 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mauve Desert paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2113-50. 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:Mauve Desert 2113-50
Color code:2113-50
Color name:Mauve Desert
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Mauve Desert 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 Mauve Desert

Mauve Desert 2113-50 has an LRV of 37.77% 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 37.77% 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 Desert undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#B1A2A4

RGB code:

177, 162, 164

Is Benjamin Moore Mauve Desert 2113-50 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 352° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2113-50 Mauve Desert HSL code: 352, 9%, 66%

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 Mauve Desert:

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

Benjamin Moore 2113-50 Mauve Desert

Darker shades

Benjamin Moore 2113-50 Mauve Desert

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 Desert 2113-50 vs Smoke & Mirrors CSP-105

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Benjamin Moore Mauve Desert 2113-50 vs Benjamin Moore Smoke & Mirrors CSP-105Benjamin Moore Mauve Desert 2113-50
LRV: 37.77%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 41.98%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Mauve Desert 2113-50 vs Stormy Monday 2112-50

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Benjamin Moore Mauve Desert 2113-50 vs Benjamin Moore Stormy Monday 2112-50Benjamin Moore Mauve Desert 2113-50
LRV: 37.77%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 40.54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#B1A2A4copy color code
RGB Decimal177, 162, 164copy color code
RGB Percent69.41%, 63.53%, 64.31%copy color code
HSVHue: 352° Saturation: 8.47% Value: 69.41%copy color code
HSLhsl(352, 9, 66)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.47 Yellow: 7.34 Key: 30.59copy color code
YIQY: 166.713 I: 8.296 Q: 3.795copy color code
XYZX: 37.751 Y: 37.869 Z: 40.433copy color code
CIE LabL:67.924 a:5.797 b:0.942copy color code
CIE LuvL:67.924 u:8.696 v:0.365copy color code
Decimal11641508copy color code
Hunter lab61.537, 1.814, 4.12copy color code
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