Benjamin Moore Squish-Squash

Benjamin Moore Squish-Squash 311 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Squish-Squash paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 311. 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:Squish-Squash 311
Color code:311
Color name:Squish-Squash
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Squish-Squash

Squish-Squash 311 has an LRV of 77.56% 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 77.56% 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 Squish-Squash undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Squish-Squash 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

253, 231, 165

Is Benjamin Moore Squish-Squash 311 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 45° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

311 Squish-Squash HSL code: 45, 96%, 82%

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 Yellow 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 Squish-Squash:

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

Color comparison

Squish-Squash 311 vs Wildflowers 325

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Squish-Squash 311 vs Benjamin Moore Wildflowers 325Benjamin Moore Squish-Squash 311
LRV: 77.56%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 79.34%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Squish-Squash 311 vs Mellow Yellow 2020-50

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Benjamin Moore Squish-Squash 311 vs Benjamin Moore Mellow Yellow 2020-50Benjamin Moore Squish-Squash 311
LRV: 77.56%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 77.54%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#FDE7A5copy color code
RGB Decimal253, 231, 165copy color code
RGB Percent99.22%, 90.59%, 64.71%copy color code
HSVHue: 45° Saturation: 34.78% Value: 99.22%copy color code
HSLhsl(45, 96, 82)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.7 Yellow: 34.78 Key: 0.78copy color code
YIQY: 230.054 I: 34.319 Q: -15.885copy color code
XYZX: 75.876 Y: 80.754 Z: 47.177copy color code
CIE LabL:92.022 a:-1.782 b:34.905copy color code
CIE LuvL:92.022 u:17.457 v:48.284copy color code
Decimal16639909copy color code
Hunter lab89.863, -6.543, 31.777copy color code
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