Benjamin Moore Stoneware

Benjamin Moore Stoneware CSP-245 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Stoneware paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-245. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Stoneware CSP-245
Color code:CSP-245
Color name:Stoneware
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Stoneware

Stoneware CSP-245 has an LRV of 80.76% 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 80.76% 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 Stoneware undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

239, 234, 219

Is Benjamin Moore Stoneware CSP-245 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

CSP-245 Stoneware HSL code: 45, 38%, 90%

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 Grey 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 Stoneware:

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

Benjamin Moore CSP-245 Stoneware

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

Stoneware CSP-245 vs Collector's Item AF-45

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Benjamin Moore Stoneware CSP-245 vs Benjamin Moore Collector's Item AF-45Benjamin Moore Stoneware CSP-245
LRV: 80.76%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 81.27%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Stoneware CSP-245 vs Ancient Ivory OC-133

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

Benjamin Moore Stoneware CSP-245 vs Benjamin Moore Ancient Ivory OC-133Benjamin Moore Stoneware CSP-245
LRV: 80.76%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 80.45%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#EFEADBcopy color code
RGB Decimal239, 234, 219copy color code
RGB Percent93.73%, 91.76%, 85.88%copy color code
HSVHue: 45° Saturation: 8.37% Value: 93.73%copy color code
HSLhsl(45, 38, 90)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.09 Yellow: 8.37 Key: 6.27copy color code
YIQY: 233.785 I: 7.8 Q: -3.61copy color code
XYZX: 77.803 Y: 82.311 Z: 78.788copy color code
CIE LabL:92.712 a:-0.863 b:7.88copy color code
CIE LuvL:92.712 u:3.728 v:12.004copy color code
Decimal15723227copy color code
Hunter lab90.726, -5.695, 12.02copy color code