Benjamin Moore Sail Cloth OC-142 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Sail Cloth paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful OC-142. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Sail Cloth OC-142
Color code:OC-142
Color name:Sail Cloth
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Sail Cloth for living room

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

OC-142 on kitchen cabinets

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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore Sail Cloth reviews

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Sail Cloth

Sail Cloth OC-142 has an LRV of 71.54% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident 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 71.54% 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 Sail Cloth undertones?

Yellow and Red are Benjamin Moore Sail Cloth undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#E4DECE

RGB code:

228, 222, 206

Is Benjamin Moore Sail Cloth OC-142 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 44° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

OC-142 Sail Cloth HSL code: 44, 29%, 85%

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 Grey 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 Sail Cloth:

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

Sail Cloth OC-142 vs Ionic Column 1016

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Sail Cloth OC-142 vs Benjamin Moore Ionic Column 1016Open Sail Cloth OC-142
LRV: 71.54%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 70.37%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Sail Cloth OC-142 vs Strand of Pearls CSP-395

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Sail Cloth OC-142 vs Benjamin Moore Strand of Pearls CSP-395Open Sail Cloth OC-142
LRV: 71.54%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 72.19%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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FormatCode
HEX#E4DECEcopy color code
RGB Decimal228, 222, 206copy color code
RGB Percent89.41%, 87.06%, 80.78%copy color code
HSVHue: 44° Saturation: 9.65% Value: 89.41%copy color code
HSLhsl(44, 29, 85)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.63 Yellow: 9.65 Key: 10.59copy color code
YIQY: 221.97 I: 8.717 Q: -3.71copy color code
XYZX: 69.255 Y: 73.193 Z: 68.855copy color code
CIE LabL:88.54 a:-0.678 b:8.573copy color code
CIE LuvL:88.54 u:4.392 v:12.884copy color code
Decimal14999246copy color code
Hunter lab85.553, -5.224, 12.169copy color code