Benjamin Moore Porter Ranch Cream

Benjamin Moore Porter Ranch Cream 148 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Porter Ranch Cream paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 148. 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:Porter Ranch Cream 148
Color code:148
Color name:Porter Ranch Cream
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Porter Ranch Cream

Porter Ranch Cream 148 has an LRV of 80.31% 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 80.31% 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 Porter Ranch Cream undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

252, 235, 200

Is Benjamin Moore Porter Ranch Cream 148 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 40° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

148 Porter Ranch Cream HSL code: 40, 90%, 89%

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 Porter Ranch Cream:

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.

Darker shades

Color comparison

Porter Ranch Cream 148 vs Cream 2159-60

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Benjamin Moore Porter Ranch Cream 148 vs Benjamin Moore Cream 2159-60Benjamin Moore Porter Ranch Cream 148
LRV: 80.31%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 80.31%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Porter Ranch Cream 148 vs Creamy Beige 2016-60

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Porter Ranch Cream 148 vs Benjamin Moore Creamy Beige 2016-60Benjamin Moore Porter Ranch Cream 148
LRV: 80.31%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 80.31%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#FCEBC8copy color code
RGB Decimal252, 235, 200copy color code
RGB Percent98.82%, 92.16%, 78.43%copy color code
HSVHue: 40° Saturation: 20.63% Value: 98.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(40, 90, 89)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 6.75 Yellow: 20.63 Key: 1.18copy color code
YIQY: 236.093 I: 21.377 Q: -7.296copy color code
XYZX: 80.278 Y: 84.284 Z: 66.668copy color code
CIE LabL:93.574 a:0.33 b:19.09copy color code
CIE LuvL:93.574 u:12.238 v:27.717copy color code
Decimal16575432copy color code
Hunter lab91.806, -4.577, 21.209copy color code
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