Benjamin Moore Porter Ridge Tan

Benjamin Moore Porter Ridge Tan 250 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Porter Ridge Tan paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 250. 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 Ridge Tan 250
Color code:250
Color name:Porter Ridge Tan
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Porter Ridge Tan

Porter Ridge Tan 250 has an LRV of 34.42% and refers to Medium 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 34.42% 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 Ridge Tan undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

185, 158, 100

Is Benjamin Moore Porter Ridge Tan 250 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 41° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

250 Porter Ridge Tan HSL code: 41, 38%, 56%

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 Ridge 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

Porter Ridge Tan 250 vs Gilded Ballroom CSP-980

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

Benjamin Moore Porter Ridge Tan 250 vs Benjamin Moore Gilded Ballroom CSP-980Benjamin Moore Porter Ridge Tan 250
LRV: 34.42%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 34.42%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Porter Ridge Tan 250 vs Scrivener Gold CW-430

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore Porter Ridge Tan 250 vs Benjamin Moore Scrivener Gold CW-430Benjamin Moore Porter Ridge Tan 250
LRV: 34.42%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 34.42%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#B99E64copy color code
RGB Decimal185, 158, 100copy color code
RGB Percent72.55%, 61.96%, 39.22%copy color code
HSVHue: 41° Saturation: 45.95% Value: 72.55%copy color code
HSLhsl(41, 38, 56)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 14.59 Yellow: 45.95 Key: 27.45copy color code
YIQY: 159.461 I: 34.727 Q: -12.338copy color code
XYZX: 34.536 Y: 35.69 Z: 17.123copy color code
CIE LabL:66.282 a:2.125 b:33.913copy color code
CIE LuvL:66.282 u:21.13 v:41.962copy color code
Decimal12164708copy color code
Hunter lab59.741, -1.358, 24.825copy color code
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