CW-430

Benjamin Moore Scrivener Gold

Benjamin Moore Scrivener Gold CW-430 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Scrivener Gold paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-430. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Scrivener Gold CW-430
Color code:CW-430
Color name:Scrivener Gold
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Scrivener Gold

Scrivener Gold CW-430 has an LRV of 36.58% 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 36.58% 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 Scrivener Gold undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#B79F6D

RGB code:

183, 159, 109

Is Benjamin Moore Scrivener Gold CW-430 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 41° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-430 Scrivener Gold HSL code: 41, 34%, 57%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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 Scrivener Gold:

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

Scrivener Gold CW-430 vs Military Tan 2148-30

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

Benjamin Moore Scrivener Gold CW-430 vs Benjamin Moore Military Tan 2148-30Benjamin Moore Scrivener Gold CW-430
LRV: 36.58%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 33.36%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Scrivener Gold CW-430 vs Blair Gold HC-22

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

Benjamin Moore Scrivener Gold CW-430 vs Benjamin Moore Blair Gold HC-22Benjamin Moore Scrivener Gold CW-430
LRV: 36.58%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 37.8%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#B79F6Dcopy color code
RGB Decimal183, 159, 109copy color code
RGB Percent71.76%, 62.35%, 42.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 41° Saturation: 40.44% Value: 71.76%copy color code
HSLhsl(41, 34, 57)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 13.11 Yellow: 40.44 Key: 28.24copy color code
YIQY: 160.476 I: 30.369 Q: -10.483copy color code
XYZX: 34.688 Y: 35.969 Z: 19.579copy color code
CIE LabL:66.496 a:1.725 b:29.348copy color code
CIE LuvL:66.496 u:18.471 v:37.261copy color code
Decimal12033901copy color code
Hunter lab59.974, -1.715, 22.626copy color code
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