CSP-1080

Benjamin Moore Mexican Hot Chocolate

Benjamin Moore Mexican Hot Chocolate CSP-1080 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mexican Hot Chocolate paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-1080. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Mexican Hot Chocolate CSP-1080
Color code:CSP-1080
Color name:Mexican Hot Chocolate
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Mexican Hot Chocolate for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Mexican Hot Chocolate bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Mexican Hot Chocolate 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Mexican Hot Chocolate

Mexican Hot Chocolate CSP-1080 has an LRV of 14.48% 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 14.48% 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 Mexican Hot Chocolate undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#8B5C2B

RGB code:

139, 92, 43

Is Benjamin Moore Mexican Hot Chocolate CSP-1080 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 31° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-1080 Mexican Hot Chocolate HSL code: 31, 53%, 36%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Mexican Hot Chocolate:

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

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

Mexican Hot Chocolate CSP-1080 vs Honeycomb 1120

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Mexican Hot Chocolate CSP-1080 vs Benjamin Moore Honeycomb 1120Benjamin Moore Mexican Hot Chocolate CSP-1080
LRV: 14.48%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 15%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Mexican Hot Chocolate CSP-1080 vs Desert Camel 2162-20

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Mexican Hot Chocolate CSP-1080 vs Benjamin Moore Desert Camel 2162-20Benjamin Moore Mexican Hot Chocolate CSP-1080
LRV: 14.48%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 15.52%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#8B5C2Bcopy color code
RGB Decimal139, 92, 43copy color code
RGB Percent54.51%, 36.08%, 16.86%copy color code
HSVHue: 31° Saturation: 69.06% Value: 54.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(31, 53, 36)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 33.81 Yellow: 69.06 Key: 45.49copy color code
YIQY: 100.467 I: 43.753 Q: -5.307copy color code
XYZX: 14.912 Y: 13.319 Z: 4.07copy color code
CIE LabL:43.24 a:14.325 b:35.265copy color code
CIE LuvL:43.24 u:36.553 v:33.696copy color code
Decimal9133099copy color code
Hunter lab36.495, 9.067, 18.934copy color code
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