Benjamin Moore Palm Desert Tan 1123 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Palm Desert Tan paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1123. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Palm Desert Tan 1123
Color code:1123
Color name:Palm Desert Tan
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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What are Benjamin Moore Palm Desert Tan undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Palm Desert Tan 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

200, 172, 142

Is Benjamin Moore Palm Desert Tan 1123 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 31° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1123 Palm Desert Tan HSL code: 31, 35%, 67%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Palm Desert Tan:

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

Palm Desert Tan 1123 vs San Carlos Tan 1207

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Palm Desert Tan 1123 vs Benjamin Moore San Carlos Tan 1207Open Palm Desert Tan 1123
LRV: 43.3%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 41.81%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Palm Desert Tan 1123 vs Quincy Tan HC-25

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

Benjamin Moore Palm Desert Tan 1123 vs Benjamin Moore Quincy Tan HC-25Open Palm Desert Tan 1123
LRV: 43.3%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 42.53%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Palm Desert Tan

Palm Desert Tan 1123 has an LRV of 43.3% 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 43.30% 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#C8AC8Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal200, 172, 142copy color code
RGB Percent78.43%, 67.45%, 55.69%copy color code
HSVHue: 31° Saturation: 29.0% Value: 78.43%copy color code
HSLhsl(31, 35, 67)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 14.0 Yellow: 29.0 Key: 21.57copy color code
YIQY: 176.952 I: 26.326 Q: -3.413copy color code
XYZX: 43.455 Y: 43.739 Z: 31.737copy color code
CIE LabL:72.054 a:5.643 b:19.21copy color code
CIE LuvL:72.054 u:19.547 v:25.269copy color code
Decimal13151374copy color code
Hunter lab66.135, 1.547, 17.843copy color code
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