Benjamin Moore Splendor

Benjamin Moore Splendor AF-385 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Splendor paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-385. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Splendor AF-385
Color code:AF-385
Color name:Splendor
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Splendor

Splendor AF-385 has an LRV of 50.33% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 50.33% 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 Splendor undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

205, 189, 149

Is Benjamin Moore Splendor AF-385 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

AF-385 Splendor HSL code: 43, 36%, 69%

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 Beige 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 Splendor:

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

Splendor AF-385 vs Sierra Hills 1053

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Benjamin Moore Splendor AF-385 vs Benjamin Moore Sierra Hills 1053Benjamin Moore Splendor AF-385
LRV: 50.33%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 49.2%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Splendor AF-385 vs Lingerie AF-200

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore Splendor AF-385 vs Benjamin Moore Lingerie AF-200Benjamin Moore Splendor AF-385
LRV: 50.33%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 48.32%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#CDBD95copy color code
RGB Decimal205, 189, 149copy color code
RGB Percent80.39%, 74.12%, 58.43%copy color code
HSVHue: 43° Saturation: 27.32% Value: 80.39%copy color code
HSLhsl(43, 36, 69)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 7.8 Yellow: 27.32 Key: 19.61copy color code
YIQY: 189.224 I: 22.388 Q: -9.063copy color code
XYZX: 48.799 Y: 51.546 Z: 35.804copy color code
CIE LabL:77.008 a:-0.528 b:22.314copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.008 u:12.199 v:30.85copy color code
Decimal13483413copy color code
Hunter lab71.795, -4.316, 20.689copy color code
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