Benjamin Moore Shakespeare Tan 228

Let’s dive into a full Shakespeare Tan paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 228. 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:Shakespeare Tan 228
Color code:228
Color name:Shakespeare Tan
Brand:Benjamin Moore

What are Benjamin Moore Shakespeare Tan undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

202, 184, 140

Is Benjamin Moore Shakespeare Tan 228 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 43° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

228 Shakespeare Tan HSL code: 43, 37%, 67%

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 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 Shakespeare Tan:

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

Shakespeare Tan 228 vs Burwell Green CW-445

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore Shakespeare Tan 228 vs Benjamin Moore Burwell Green CW-445Open Shakespeare Tan 228
LRV: 47.41%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.94%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Shakespeare Tan 228 vs Henderson Buff HC-15

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

Benjamin Moore Shakespeare Tan 228 vs Benjamin Moore Henderson Buff HC-15Open Shakespeare Tan 228
LRV: 47.41%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 48.78%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm