Benjamin Moore Orange Ice 166 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Orange Ice paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 166. 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:Orange Ice 166
Color code:166
Color name:Orange Ice
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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What are Benjamin Moore Orange Ice undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#EBBC7F

RGB code:

235, 188, 127

Is Benjamin Moore Orange Ice 166 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 34° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

166 Orange Ice HSL code: 34, 73%, 71%

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 Orange Ice:

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

Orange Ice 166 vs Soft Marigold 160

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Benjamin Moore Orange Ice 166 vs Benjamin Moore Soft Marigold 160Open Orange Ice 166
LRV: 52.97%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 53.24%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Orange Ice 166 vs Golden Mist 2158-40

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Orange Ice 166 vs Benjamin Moore Golden Mist 2158-40Open Orange Ice 166
LRV: 52.97%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 51.59%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Orange Ice

Orange Ice 166 has an LRV of 52.97% 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).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 52.97% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#EBBC7Fcopy color code
RGB Decimal235, 188, 127copy color code
RGB Percent92.16%, 73.73%, 49.80%copy color code
HSVHue: 34° Saturation: 45.96% Value: 92.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(34, 73, 71)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 20.0 Yellow: 45.96 Key: 7.84copy color code
YIQY: 195.099 I: 47.609 Q: -9.041copy color code
XYZX: 56.077 Y: 55.164 Z: 27.767copy color code
CIE LabL:79.136 a:9.29 b:37.198copy color code
CIE LuvL:79.136 u:35.143 v:46.468copy color code
Decimal15449215copy color code
Hunter lab74.273, 4.793, 29.825copy color code
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