Benjamin Moore Old Gold

Benjamin Moore Old Gold 167 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Old Gold paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 167. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Old Gold 167
Color code:167
Color name:Old Gold
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Old Gold

Old Gold 167 has an LRV of 42.78% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Old Gold undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

225, 168, 99

Is Benjamin Moore Old Gold 167 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 33° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

167 Old Gold HSL code: 33, 68%, 64%

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.

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 Old Gold:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Old Gold 167 vs Soft Pumpkin 2166-40

Struggling to decide between Benjamin Moore Old Gold 167 and Benjamin Moore Soft Pumpkin 2166-40? Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Old Gold 167 vs Benjamin Moore Soft Pumpkin 2166-40Benjamin Moore Old Gold 167
LRV: 42.78%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 41.77%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

HEX#E1A863copy color code
RGB Decimal225, 168, 99copy color code
RGB Percent88.24%, 65.88%, 38.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 33° Saturation: 56.0% Value: 88.24%copy color code
HSLhsl(33, 68, 64)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 25.33 Yellow: 56.0 Key: 11.76copy color code
YIQY: 177.177 I: 56.139 Q: -9.415copy color code
XYZX: 47.308 Y: 44.917 Z: 17.979copy color code
CIE LabL:72.837 a:13.331 b:43.444copy color code
Decimal14788707copy color code