Benjamin Moore Seduction

Benjamin Moore Seduction 1399 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Seduction paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1399. Find out if this gorgeous cold purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Seduction 1399
Color code:1399
Color name:Seduction
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Seduction for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Seduction

Seduction 1399 has an LRV of 14.36% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 14.36% 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 Seduction undertones?

Purple is Benjamin Moore Seduction 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

108, 89, 141

Is Benjamin Moore Seduction 1399 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 262° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1399 Seduction HSL code: 262, 23%, 45%

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.

  • Cool Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Seduction:

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

Benjamin Moore 1399 Seduction

Darker shades

Benjamin Moore 1399 Seduction

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

Seduction 1399 vs Fire and Ice 1392

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Seduction 1399 vs Benjamin Moore Fire and Ice 1392Benjamin Moore Seduction 1399
LRV: 14.36%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 14.36%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Seduction 1399 vs French Violet 1427

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Benjamin Moore Seduction 1399 vs Benjamin Moore French Violet 1427Benjamin Moore Seduction 1399
LRV: 14.36%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 14.36%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#6C598Dcopy color code
RGB Decimal108, 89, 141copy color code
RGB Percent42.35%, 34.90%, 55.29%copy color code
HSVHue: 262° Saturation: 36.88% Value: 55.29%copy color code
HSLhsl(262, 23, 45)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 23.4 Magenta: 36.88 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 44.71copy color code
YIQY: 100.609 I: -5.388 Q: 20.202copy color code
XYZX: 14.563 Y: 12.256 Z: 26.79copy color code
CIE LabL:41.62 a:19.19 b:-25.98copy color code
CIE LuvL:41.62 u:6.016 v:-39.315copy color code
Decimal7100813copy color code
Hunter lab35.008, 12.989, -20.866copy color code
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