Benjamin Moore Raspberry Parfait

Benjamin Moore Raspberry Parfait 2172-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Raspberry Parfait paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2172-40. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Raspberry Parfait 2172-40
Color code:2172-40
Color name:Raspberry Parfait
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Raspberry Parfait

Raspberry Parfait 2172-40 has an LRV of 23.6% 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 23.60% 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 Raspberry Parfait undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

183, 112, 103

Is Benjamin Moore Raspberry Parfait 2172-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 7° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2172-40 Raspberry Parfait HSL code: 7, 36%, 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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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.

Color codes

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HEX#B77067copy color code
RGB Decimal183, 112, 103copy color code
RGB Percent71.76%, 43.92%, 40.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 7° Saturation: 43.72% Value: 71.76%copy color code
HSLhsl(7, 36, 56)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 38.8 Yellow: 43.72 Key: 28.24copy color code
YIQY: 132.203 I: 45.201 Q: 12.218copy color code
XYZX: 27.772 Y: 22.637 Z: 15.735copy color code
CIE LabL:54.697 a:27.06 b:16.937copy color code
CIE LuvL:54.697 u:49.875 v:16.455copy color code
Decimal12021863copy color code
Hunter lab47.579, 20.929, 13.697copy color code
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