Benjamin Moore North Star 288

Official color page:North Star 288
Color code:288
Color name:North Star
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore 288 North Star is a soft and serene hue that evokes a sense of tranquility and freshness in any space. This versatile color pairs beautifully with crisp whites, warm taupes, and soft grays to create a harmonious and inviting atmosphere. Whether used as an accent color or as a main shade, North Star adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to interiors. Its subtle undertones make it a perfect choice for creating a calming and peaceful ambiance in bedrooms, living rooms, or bathrooms. Incorporating Benjamin Moore 288 into your color palette is sure to bring a sense of calm and serenity to your home.

What are Benjamin Moore North Star undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore North Star 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

244, 237, 204

Is Benjamin Moore North Star 288 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 49° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

288 North Star HSL code: 49, 65%, 88%

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 North Star:

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.

Benjamin Moore 288 North Star

Color comparison

North Star 288 vs Fresh Air 211

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore North Star 288 vs Benjamin Moore Fresh Air 211Open North Star 288
LRV: 81.13%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 81.26%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

North Star 288 vs Ylang Ylang AF-305

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

Benjamin Moore North Star 288 vs Benjamin Moore Ylang Ylang AF-305Open North Star 288
LRV: 81.13%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 79.5%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm