Benjamin Moore Moir Gold CW-280 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Moir Gold paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-280. 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:Moir Gold CW-280
Color code:CW-280
Color name:Moir Gold
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Moir Gold

Moir Gold CW-280 has an LRV of 62.99% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident 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 62.99% 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 Moir Gold undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#F2CD8F

RGB code:

242, 205, 143

Is Benjamin Moore Moir Gold CW-280 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 38° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-280 Moir Gold HSL code: 38, 79%, 75%

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 Moir Gold:

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.

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Color comparison

Moir Gold CW-280 vs Country Comfort 305

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Benjamin Moore Moir Gold CW-280 vs Benjamin Moore Country Comfort 305Open Moir Gold CW-280
LRV: 62.99%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 66.95%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Moir Gold CW-280 vs Yellow Topaz CSP-945

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Moir Gold CW-280 vs Benjamin Moore Yellow Topaz CSP-945Open Moir Gold CW-280
LRV: 62.99%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 61.95%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F2CD8Fcopy color code
RGB Decimal242, 205, 143copy color code
RGB Percent94.90%, 80.39%, 56.08%copy color code
HSVHue: 38° Saturation: 40.91% Value: 94.9%copy color code
HSLhsl(38, 79, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 15.29 Yellow: 40.91 Key: 5.1copy color code
YIQY: 208.995 I: 41.972 Q: -11.468copy color code
XYZX: 63.409 Y: 64.526 Z: 35.094copy color code
CIE LabL:84.239 a:4.827 b:35.699copy color code
CIE LuvL:84.239 u:27.723 v:46.665copy color code
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Hunter lab80.328, 0.328, 30.327copy color code
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