Benjamin Moore Studio Clay CSP-380 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Studio Clay paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-380. 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:Studio Clay CSP-380
Color code:CSP-380
Color name:Studio Clay
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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What are Benjamin Moore Studio Clay undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

159, 142, 132

Is Benjamin Moore Studio Clay CSP-380 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 22° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-380 Studio Clay HSL code: 22, 12%, 57%

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 Studio Clay:

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

Studio Clay CSP-380 vs Creekside Green 2141-40

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Benjamin Moore Studio Clay CSP-380 vs Benjamin Moore Creekside Green 2141-40Open Studio Clay CSP-380
LRV: 28.77%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 31.43%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Studio Clay CSP-380 vs Weimaraner AF-155

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Benjamin Moore Studio Clay CSP-380 vs Benjamin Moore Weimaraner AF-155Open Studio Clay CSP-380
LRV: 28.77%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 30.99%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Studio Clay

Studio Clay CSP-380 has an LRV of 28.77% and refers to Medium 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 28.77% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#9F8E84copy color code
RGB Decimal159, 142, 132copy color code
RGB Percent62.35%, 55.69%, 51.76%copy color code
HSVHue: 22° Saturation: 16.98% Value: 62.35%copy color code
HSLhsl(22, 12, 57)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 10.69 Yellow: 16.98 Key: 37.65copy color code
YIQY: 145.943 I: 13.344 Q: 0.484copy color code
XYZX: 28.135 Y: 28.384 Z: 25.82copy color code
CIE LabL:60.234 a:4.635 b:7.645copy color code
CIE LuvL:60.234 u:10.935 v:9.729copy color code
Decimal10456708copy color code
Hunter lab53.276, 1.033, 8.559copy color code
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