2040-10

Benjamin Moore Rainforest Foliage

Benjamin Moore Rainforest Foliage 2040-10 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Rainforest Foliage paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2040-10. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Rainforest Foliage 2040-10
Color code:2040-10
Color name:Rainforest Foliage
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Rainforest Foliage 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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Rainforest Foliage

Rainforest Foliage 2040-10 has an LRV of 9.28% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 9.28% 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 Rainforest Foliage undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#105A3C

RGB code:

16, 90, 60

Is Benjamin Moore Rainforest Foliage 2040-10 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 156° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2040-10 Rainforest Foliage HSL code: 156, 70%, 21%

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.

  • Cool Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Rainforest Foliage:

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

Benjamin Moore 2040-10 Rainforest Foliage

Color comparison

Rainforest Foliage 2040-10 vs Green Bay 2045-10

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

Benjamin Moore Rainforest Foliage 2040-10 vs Benjamin Moore Green Bay 2045-10Benjamin Moore Rainforest Foliage 2040-10
LRV: 9.28%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 8.58%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Rainforest Foliage 2040-10 vs Green Meadows 2040-20

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Rainforest Foliage 2040-10 vs Benjamin Moore Green Meadows 2040-20Benjamin Moore Rainforest Foliage 2040-10
LRV: 9.28%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 11.43%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#105A3Ccopy color code
RGB Decimal16, 90, 60copy color code
RGB Percent6.27%, 35.29%, 23.53%copy color code
HSVHue: 156° Saturation: 82.22% Value: 35.29%copy color code
HSLhsl(156, 70, 21)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 82.22 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 33.33 Key: 64.71copy color code
YIQY: 64.454 I: -34.456 Q: -24.99copy color code
XYZX: 4.685 Y: 7.748 Z: 5.522copy color code
CIE LabL:33.453 a:-29.833 b:11.232copy color code
CIE LuvL:33.453 u:-26.757 v:16.922copy color code
Decimal1071676copy color code
Hunter lab27.836, -18.67, 7.722copy color code
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