Benjamin Moore Orleans Violet

Benjamin Moore Orleans Violet 1374 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Orleans Violet paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1374. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Orleans Violet 1374
Color code:1374
Color name:Orleans Violet
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Orleans Violet

Orleans Violet 1374 has an LRV of 67.51% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 67.51% 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 Orleans Violet undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

228, 211, 214

Is Benjamin Moore Orleans Violet 1374 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 349° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1374 Orleans Violet HSL code: 349, 24%, 86%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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 Orleans Violet:

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

Orleans Violet 1374 vs Pale Oak OC-20

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Orleans Violet 1374 vs Benjamin Moore Pale Oak OC-20Benjamin Moore Orleans Violet 1374
LRV: 67.51%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 68.64%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Orleans Violet 1374 vs Touch of Gray 2116-60

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Benjamin Moore Orleans Violet 1374 vs Benjamin Moore Touch of Gray 2116-60Benjamin Moore Orleans Violet 1374
LRV: 67.51%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 68.78%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#E4D3D6copy color code
RGB Decimal228, 211, 214copy color code
RGB Percent89.41%, 82.75%, 83.92%copy color code
HSVHue: 349° Saturation: 7.46% Value: 89.41%copy color code
HSLhsl(349, 24, 86)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 7.46 Yellow: 6.14 Key: 10.59copy color code
YIQY: 216.425 I: 9.166 Q: 4.53copy color code
XYZX: 67.424 Y: 67.938 Z: 73.162copy color code
CIE LabL:85.976 a:6.376 b:0.645copy color code
CIE LuvL:85.976 u:9.689 v:-0.167copy color code
Decimal14996438copy color code
Hunter lab82.425, 1.772, 5.07copy color code
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