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Benjamin Moore Taro

Benjamin Moore Taro 1386 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Taro paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1386. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Taro 1386
Color code:1386
Color name:Taro
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Taro for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Taro bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro bedroom
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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Taro for living room

  • Benjamin Moore Taro living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro victorian house interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro cozy living room
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro living room walls
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro japandi interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro living room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Purple color shade can create a unique space

Taro for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Taro bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Dark real bathrooms.

Taro on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Taro kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Taro reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Taro wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro kitchen review
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Taro living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Taro

Taro 1386 has an LRV of 9% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 9.00% 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 Taro undertones?

Purple is Benjamin Moore Taro 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#5B435D

RGB code:

91, 67, 93

Is Benjamin Moore Taro 1386 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 295° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1386 Taro HSL code: 295, 16%, 31%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Taro:

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 1386 Taro

Darker shades

Benjamin Moore 1386 Taro

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

Taro 1386 vs Gentle Violet 2071-20

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Taro 1386 vs Benjamin Moore Gentle Violet 2071-20Benjamin Moore Taro 1386
LRV: 9%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 7.43%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#5B435Dcopy color code
RGB Decimal91, 67, 93copy color code
RGB Percent35.69%, 26.27%, 36.47%copy color code
HSVHue: 295° Saturation: 27.96% Value: 36.47%copy color code
HSLhsl(295, 16, 31)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 2.15 Magenta: 27.96 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 63.53copy color code
YIQY: 77.14 I: 5.947 Q: 13.168copy color code
XYZX: 8.297 Y: 7.029 Z: 11.273copy color code
CIE LabL:31.873 a:15.453 b:-11.372copy color code
CIE LuvL:31.873 u:11.223 v:-16.406copy color code
Decimal5981021copy color code
Hunter lab26.512, 9.465, -6.651copy color code
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