Benjamin Moore Sundress CSP-940 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Sundress paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-940. 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:Sundress CSP-940
Color code:CSP-940
Color name:Sundress
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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What are Benjamin Moore Sundress undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

248, 228, 178

Is Benjamin Moore Sundress CSP-940 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

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

CSP-940 Sundress HSL code: 43, 83%, 84%

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 Sundress:

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

Sundress CSP-940 vs Shooting Star 304

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

Benjamin Moore Sundress CSP-940 vs Benjamin Moore Shooting Star 304Open Sundress CSP-940
LRV: 75.68%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 76.63%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Sundress CSP-940 vs Pineapple Smoothy 142

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Sundress CSP-940 vs Benjamin Moore Pineapple Smoothy 142Open Sundress CSP-940
LRV: 75.68%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.19%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Sundress

Sundress CSP-940 has an LRV of 75.68% 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 75.68% 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#F8E4B2copy color code
RGB Decimal248, 228, 178copy color code
RGB Percent97.25%, 89.41%, 69.80%copy color code
HSVHue: 43° Saturation: 28.23% Value: 97.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(43, 83, 84)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.06 Yellow: 28.23 Key: 2.75copy color code
YIQY: 228.28 I: 27.985 Q: -11.329copy color code
XYZX: 74.491 Y: 78.66 Z: 53.366copy color code
CIE LabL:91.08 a:-0.563 b:26.933copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.08 u:15.169 v:38.073copy color code
Decimal16311474copy color code
Hunter lab88.69, -5.287, 26.408copy color code
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