OC-55

Benjamin Moore Paper White

Benjamin Moore Paper White OC-55 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Paper White paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful OC-55. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Paper White OC-55
Color code:OC-55
Color name:Paper White
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Paper White for bedroom

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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 Paper White

Paper White OC-55 has an LRV of 74.41% and refers to Off-White 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 74.41% 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 Paper White undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Paper White 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#E0E2DC

RGB code:

224, 226, 220

Is Benjamin Moore Paper White OC-55 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 80° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

OC-55 Paper White HSL code: 80, 9%, 87%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey 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 Paper White:

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

Paper White OC-55 vs Woodland White 463

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Paper White OC-55 vs Benjamin Moore Woodland White 463Benjamin Moore Paper White OC-55
LRV: 74.41%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 76.96%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Paper White OC-55 vs Antique Pearl 2113-70

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

Benjamin Moore Paper White OC-55 vs Benjamin Moore Antique Pearl 2113-70Benjamin Moore Paper White OC-55
LRV: 74.41%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 72.43%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#E0E2DCcopy color code
RGB Decimal224, 226, 220copy color code
RGB Percent87.84%, 88.63%, 86.27%copy color code
HSVHue: 80° Saturation: 2.65% Value: 88.63%copy color code
HSLhsl(80, 9, 87)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.88 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 2.65 Key: 11.37copy color code
YIQY: 224.718 I: 0.736 Q: -2.29copy color code
XYZX: 70.852 Y: 75.407 Z: 78.513copy color code
CIE LabL:89.583 a:-1.743 b:2.695copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.583 u:-0.8 v:4.401copy color code
Decimal14738140copy color code
Hunter lab86.837, -6.324, 7.18copy color code
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