Benjamin Moore Pensive AF-140

Official color page:Pensive AF-140
Color code:AF-140
Color name:Pensive
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore color AF-140 Pensive is a sophisticated hue that brings a sense of calm and contemplation to any space. This deep shade works beautifully with soft neutrals like ivory and taupe, creating a timeless and elegant color palette. Pairing AF-140 Pensive with accents in muted teal or navy can add depth and richness to the overall look, while touches of warm metallics like brass or copper can bring a touch of luxury to the space. The versatility of AF-140 Pensive makes it a perfect choice for creating a serene and inviting atmosphere in bedrooms, living rooms, or home offices.

What are Benjamin Moore Pensive undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

189, 170, 149

Is Benjamin Moore Pensive AF-140 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

AF-140 Pensive HSL code: 31, 23%, 66%

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 Pensive:

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

Pensive AF-140 vs Grége Avenue 991

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

Benjamin Moore Pensive AF-140 vs Benjamin Moore Grége Avenue 991Open Pensive AF-140
LRV: 42.01%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 40.74%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Pensive AF-140 vs Kangaroo AF-145

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

Benjamin Moore Pensive AF-140 vs Benjamin Moore Kangaroo AF-145Open Pensive AF-140
LRV: 42.01%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 43.94%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm