Benjamin Moore Warm Brownie

Benjamin Moore Warm Brownie 2101-30 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Warm Brownie paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2101-30. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Warm Brownie 2101-30
Color code:2101-30
Color name:Warm Brownie
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Warm Brownie

Warm Brownie 2101-30 has an LRV of 12.84% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 12.84% 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 Warm Brownie undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

126, 85, 74

Is Benjamin Moore Warm Brownie 2101-30 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 13° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2101-30 Warm Brownie HSL code: 13, 26%, 39%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 Warm Brownie:

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

Warm Brownie 2101-30 vs Rabbit Brown 2105-30

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

Benjamin Moore Warm Brownie 2101-30 vs Benjamin Moore Rabbit Brown 2105-30Benjamin Moore Warm Brownie 2101-30
LRV: 12.84%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 12.84%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Warm Brownie 2101-30 vs Dark Nut Brown 2098-30

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore Warm Brownie 2101-30 vs Benjamin Moore Dark Nut Brown 2098-30Benjamin Moore Warm Brownie 2101-30
LRV: 12.84%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 12.84%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#7E554Acopy color code
RGB Decimal126, 85, 74copy color code
RGB Percent49.41%, 33.33%, 29.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 13° Saturation: 41.27% Value: 49.41%copy color code
HSLhsl(13, 26, 39)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 32.54 Yellow: 41.27 Key: 50.59copy color code
YIQY: 96.005 I: 27.967 Q: 5.25copy color code
XYZX: 13.089 Y: 11.428 Z: 7.993copy color code
CIE LabL:40.292 a:15.564 b:13.312copy color code
CIE LuvL:40.292 u:27.911 v:13.087copy color code
Decimal8279370copy color code
Hunter lab33.805, 9.955, 9.645copy color code
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