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Benjamin Moore Soft Shell

Benjamin Moore Soft Shell 015 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Soft Shell paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 015. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Soft Shell 015
Color code:015
Color name:Soft Shell
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore Soft Shell reviews

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LRV of Soft Shell

Soft Shell 015 has an LRV of 73.11% and refers to Off-White 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 73.11% 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 Soft Shell undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#F7DBCF

RGB code:

247, 219, 207

Is Benjamin Moore Soft Shell 015 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 18° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

015 Soft Shell HSL code: 18, 71%, 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.

  • Warm Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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 Soft Shell:

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.

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

Soft Shell 015 vs Apricot Tint 086

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Soft Shell 015 vs Benjamin Moore Apricot Tint 086Open Soft Shell 015
LRV: 73.11%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 75.17%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Soft Shell 015 vs Melon Ice 106

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Benjamin Moore Soft Shell 015 vs Benjamin Moore Melon Ice 106Open Soft Shell 015
LRV: 73.11%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.39%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F7DBCFcopy color code
RGB Decimal247, 219, 207copy color code
RGB Percent96.86%, 85.88%, 81.18%copy color code
HSVHue: 18° Saturation: 16.19% Value: 96.86%copy color code
HSLhsl(18, 71, 89)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 11.34 Yellow: 16.19 Key: 3.14copy color code
YIQY: 226.004 I: 20.541 Q: 2.189copy color code
XYZX: 74.95 Y: 74.944 Z: 69.532copy color code
CIE LabL:89.367 a:7.769 b:9.438copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.367 u:17.58 v:12.558copy color code
Decimal16243663copy color code
Hunter lab86.57, 3.043, 12.978copy color code
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