Benjamin Moore Powell Smokehouse CW-360 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Powell Smokehouse paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-360. 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:Powell Smokehouse CW-360
Color code:CW-360
Color name:Powell Smokehouse
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Powell Smokehouse for living room

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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Beige color shade can create a unique space

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What are Benjamin Moore Powell Smokehouse undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

142, 127, 121

Is Benjamin Moore Powell Smokehouse CW-360 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 17° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-360 Powell Smokehouse HSL code: 17, 9%, 52%

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 Powell Smokehouse:

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

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

Powell Smokehouse CW-360 vs Gotham CSP-385

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Benjamin Moore Powell Smokehouse CW-360 vs Benjamin Moore Gotham CSP-385Open Powell Smokehouse CW-360
LRV: 22.98%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 22.32%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Powell Smokehouse CW-360 vs Taos Taupe 2111-40

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Benjamin Moore Powell Smokehouse CW-360 vs Benjamin Moore Taos Taupe 2111-40Open Powell Smokehouse CW-360
LRV: 22.98%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 23.65%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Powell Smokehouse

Powell Smokehouse CW-360 has an LRV of 22.98% 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 22.98% 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#8E7F79copy color code
RGB Decimal142, 127, 121copy color code
RGB Percent55.69%, 49.80%, 47.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 17° Saturation: 14.79% Value: 55.69%copy color code
HSLhsl(17, 9, 52)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 10.56 Yellow: 14.79 Key: 44.31copy color code
YIQY: 130.801 I: 10.867 Q: 1.306copy color code
XYZX: 22.195 Y: 22.31 Z: 21.221copy color code
CIE LabL:54.355 a:4.648 b:5.344copy color code
CIE LuvL:54.355 u:9.388 v:6.472copy color code
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Hunter lab47.234, 1.218, 6.426copy color code
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