AF-235

Benjamin Moore Warmed Cognac

Benjamin Moore Warmed Cognac AF-235 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Warmed Cognac paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-235. 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:Warmed Cognac AF-235
Color code:AF-235
Color name:Warmed Cognac
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Warmed Cognac for 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.

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LRV of Warmed Cognac

Warmed Cognac AF-235 has an LRV of 15.06% 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 15.06% 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 Warmed Cognac undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#965A3A

RGB code:

150, 90, 58

Is Benjamin Moore Warmed Cognac AF-235 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 21° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-235 Warmed Cognac HSL code: 21, 44%, 41%

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 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 Warmed Cognac:

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

Warmed Cognac AF-235 vs Desert Camel 2162-20

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Warmed Cognac AF-235 vs Benjamin Moore Desert Camel 2162-20Benjamin Moore Warmed Cognac AF-235
LRV: 15.06%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 15.52%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Warmed Cognac AF-235 vs Baked Clay 035

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Warmed Cognac AF-235 vs Benjamin Moore Baked Clay 035Benjamin Moore Warmed Cognac AF-235
LRV: 15.06%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 15.06%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#965A3Acopy color code
RGB Decimal150, 90, 58copy color code
RGB Percent58.82%, 35.29%, 22.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 21° Saturation: 61.33% Value: 58.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(21, 44, 41)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 40.0 Yellow: 61.33 Key: 41.18copy color code
YIQY: 104.292 I: 46.037 Q: 2.734copy color code
XYZX: 16.999 Y: 14.103 Z: 5.829copy color code
CIE LabL:44.381 a:21.443 b:28.728copy color code
CIE LuvL:44.381 u:45.302 v:27.443copy color code
Decimal9853498copy color code
Hunter lab37.555, 15.075, 17.086copy color code
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