Benjamin Moore Olive Branch

Benjamin Moore Olive Branch 2143-30 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Olive Branch paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2143-30. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Olive Branch 2143-30
Color code:2143-30
Color name:Olive Branch
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Olive Branch

Olive Branch 2143-30 has an LRV of 32.85% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 32.85% 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 Olive Branch undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Olive Branch 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

165, 156, 121

Is Benjamin Moore Olive Branch 2143-30 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 48° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2143-30 Olive Branch HSL code: 48, 20%, 56%

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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Olive Branch:

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.

Color comparison

Olive Branch 2143-30 vs Northampton Putty HC-89

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Olive Branch 2143-30 vs Benjamin Moore Northampton Putty HC-89Benjamin Moore Olive Branch 2143-30
LRV: 32.85%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 33.46%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Olive Branch 2143-30 vs Thicket AF-405

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Olive Branch 2143-30 vs Benjamin Moore Thicket AF-405Benjamin Moore Olive Branch 2143-30
LRV: 32.85%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 34%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#A59C79copy color code
RGB Decimal165, 156, 121copy color code
RGB Percent64.71%, 61.18%, 47.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 48° Saturation: 26.67% Value: 64.71%copy color code
HSLhsl(48, 20, 56)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.45 Yellow: 26.67 Key: 35.29copy color code
YIQY: 154.701 I: 16.61 Q: -8.988copy color code
XYZX: 30.857 Y: 33.157 Z: 22.859copy color code
CIE LabL:64.288 a:-2.428 b:19.561copy color code
CIE LuvL:64.288 u:7.501 v:26.491copy color code
Decimal10853497copy color code
Hunter lab57.583, -5.117, 16.771copy color code
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