Benjamin Moore Vienna Green

Benjamin Moore Vienna Green 538 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Vienna Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 538. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Vienna Green 538
Color code:538
Color name:Vienna Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Vienna Green

Vienna Green 538 has an LRV of 40.26% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident 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 40.26% 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 Vienna Green undertones?

Green and Yellow are Benjamin Moore Vienna Green undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

166, 179, 118

Is Benjamin Moore Vienna Green 538 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 73° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

538 Vienna Green HSL code: 73, 29%, 58%

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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Vienna Green:

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 538 Vienna Green

Darker shades

Benjamin Moore 538 Vienna Green

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

Vienna Green 538 vs Russell Green CW-495

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Benjamin Moore Vienna Green 538 vs Benjamin Moore Russell Green CW-495Benjamin Moore Vienna Green 538
LRV: 40.26%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 38.58%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Vienna Green 538 vs Brookside Moss 2145-30

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

Benjamin Moore Vienna Green 538 vs Benjamin Moore Brookside Moss 2145-30Benjamin Moore Vienna Green 538
LRV: 40.26%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 35.12%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#A6B376copy color code
RGB Decimal166, 179, 118copy color code
RGB Percent65.10%, 70.20%, 46.27%copy color code
HSVHue: 73° Saturation: 34.08% Value: 70.2%copy color code
HSLhsl(73, 29, 58)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 7.26 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 34.08 Key: 29.8copy color code
YIQY: 168.159 I: 11.855 Q: -21.733copy color code
XYZX: 35.116 Y: 41.656 Z: 23.325copy color code
CIE LabL:70.633 a:-14.64 b:29.697copy color code
CIE LuvL:70.633 u:-4.963 v:41.576copy color code
Decimal10924918copy color code
Hunter lab64.541, -15.828, 23.751copy color code
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