Benjamin Moore Old Straw Hat

Benjamin Moore Old Straw Hat 337 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Old Straw Hat paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 337. 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:Old Straw Hat 337
Color code:337
Color name:Old Straw Hat
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Old Straw Hat

Old Straw Hat 337 has an LRV of 85.4% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all 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 85.40% 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 Old Straw Hat undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

249, 242, 202

Is Benjamin Moore Old Straw Hat 337 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 51° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

337 Old Straw Hat HSL code: 51, 80%, 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 Old Straw Hat:

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

Color comparison

Old Straw Hat 337 vs Antiquity OC-107

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

Benjamin Moore Old Straw Hat 337 vs Benjamin Moore Antiquity OC-107Benjamin Moore Old Straw Hat 337
LRV: 85.4%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 82.59%
White color
Temperature: warm

Old Straw Hat 337 vs Lemonade 2024-60

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Benjamin Moore Old Straw Hat 337 vs Benjamin Moore Lemonade 2024-60Benjamin Moore Old Straw Hat 337
LRV: 85.4%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 85.32%
White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F9F2CAcopy color code
RGB Decimal249, 242, 202copy color code
RGB Percent97.65%, 94.90%, 79.22%copy color code
HSVHue: 51° Saturation: 18.88% Value: 97.65%copy color code
HSLhsl(51, 80, 88)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.81 Yellow: 18.88 Key: 2.35copy color code
YIQY: 239.533 I: 17.025 Q: -10.967copy color code
XYZX: 81.478 Y: 87.91 Z: 68.537copy color code
CIE LabL:95.123 a:-4.002 b:20.188copy color code
CIE LuvL:95.123 u:6.342 v:30.16copy color code
Decimal16380618copy color code
Hunter lab93.76, -8.962, 22.292copy color code
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