Benjamin Moore Soothing Green

Benjamin Moore Soothing Green 535 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Soothing Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 535. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Soothing Green 535
Color code:535
Color name:Soothing Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Soothing Green

Soothing Green 535 has an LRV of 67.9% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident 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 67.90% 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 Soothing Green undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Soothing Green 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

211, 222, 186

Is Benjamin Moore Soothing Green 535 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 78° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

535 Soothing Green HSL code: 78, 35%, 80%

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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Soothing Green:

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

Soothing Green 535 vs Hancock Green HC-117

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Soothing Green 535 vs Benjamin Moore Hancock Green HC-117Benjamin Moore Soothing Green 535
LRV: 67.9%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 66.06%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Soothing Green 535 vs Sweet Caroline 478

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 Soothing Green 535 vs Benjamin Moore Sweet Caroline 478Benjamin Moore Soothing Green 535
LRV: 67.9%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 66.15%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#D3DEBAcopy color code
RGB Decimal211, 222, 186copy color code
RGB Percent82.75%, 87.06%, 72.94%copy color code
HSVHue: 78° Saturation: 16.22% Value: 87.06%copy color code
HSLhsl(78, 35, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 4.95 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 16.22 Key: 12.94copy color code
YIQY: 214.607 I: 5.013 Q: -13.53copy color code
XYZX: 61.846 Y: 69.637 Z: 56.624copy color code
CIE LabL:86.818 a:-9.909 b:16.439copy color code
CIE LuvL:86.818 u:-4.52 v:25.652copy color code
Decimal13885114copy color code
Hunter lab83.449, -13.743, 18.183copy color code
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