Benjamin Moore River Silt

Benjamin Moore River Silt CSP-180 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full River Silt paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-180. 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:River Silt CSP-180
Color code:CSP-180
Color name:River Silt
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of River Silt

River Silt CSP-180 has an LRV of 21.08% 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 21.08% 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 River Silt undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

130, 123, 109

Is Benjamin Moore River Silt CSP-180 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

CSP-180 River Silt HSL code: 40, 9%, 47%

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 River Silt:

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

River Silt CSP-180 vs Cromwell Gray HC-103

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Benjamin Moore River Silt CSP-180 vs Benjamin Moore Cromwell Gray HC-103Benjamin Moore River Silt CSP-180
LRV: 21.08%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 19.62%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

River Silt CSP-180 vs Pelham Gray CW-70

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Benjamin Moore River Silt CSP-180 vs Benjamin Moore Pelham Gray CW-70Benjamin Moore River Silt CSP-180
LRV: 21.08%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 21.54%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#827B6Dcopy color code
RGB Decimal130, 123, 109copy color code
RGB Percent50.98%, 48.24%, 42.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 40° Saturation: 16.15% Value: 50.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(40, 9, 47)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.38 Yellow: 16.15 Key: 49.02copy color code
YIQY: 123.497 I: 8.67 Q: -2.876copy color code
XYZX: 19.049 Y: 20.016 Z: 17.324copy color code
CIE LabL:51.856 a:0.123 b:8.618copy color code
CIE LuvL:51.856 u:4.983 v:11.384copy color code
Decimal8551277copy color code
Hunter lab44.739, -2.294, 8.36copy color code
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