Benjamin Moore Seashell OC-120 paint color review
Let’s dive into a full Seashell paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful OC-120. 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:||Seashell OC-120|
LRV of Seashell
Seashell OC-120 has an LRV of 79.82% and refers to Off-White colors that reflect a lot of light
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).
What are Benjamin Moore Seashell undertones?
Yellow is Benjamin Moore Seashell 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate
236, 233, 216
Is Benjamin Moore Seashell OC-120 cool or warm?
With a hue of 51° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.
OC-120 Seashell HSL code: 51, 34%, 89%
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.
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.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Seashell:
Monochromatic color scheme
A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.
Benjamin Moore OC-120 Seashell
Complementary color scheme
A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.
Seashell OC-120 vs Olivetint 519
Trying to decide between Benjamin Moore Seashell OC-120 and Benjamin Moore Olivetint 519? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.
Seashell OC-120 vs Parish White CW-15
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|RGB Decimal||236, 233, 216|
|RGB Percent||92.55%, 91.37%, 84.71%|
|HSV||Hue: 51° Saturation: 8.47% Value: 92.55%|
|HSL||hsl(51, 34, 89)|
|CMYK||Cyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.27 Yellow: 8.47 Key: 7.45|
|YIQ||Y: 231.959 I: 7.251 Q: -4.656|
|XYZ||X: 76.123 Y: 81.069 Z: 76.585|
|CIE Lab||L:92.162 a:-1.884 b:8.622|