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Benjamin Moore Westwood Tan

Benjamin Moore Westwood Tan 256 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Westwood Tan paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 256. 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:Westwood Tan 256
Color code:256
Color name:Westwood Tan
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Westwood Tan

Westwood Tan 256 has an LRV of 44.54% 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 44.54% 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 Westwood Tan undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#C9B37A

RGB code:

201, 179, 122

Is Benjamin Moore Westwood Tan 256 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

256 Westwood Tan HSL code: 43, 42%, 63%

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 Westwood Tan:

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

Westwood Tan 256 vs Mustard Seed 222

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 Westwood Tan 256 vs Benjamin Moore Mustard Seed 222Benjamin Moore Westwood Tan 256
LRV: 44.54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 44.61%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Westwood Tan 256 vs Barley Grass 271

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Benjamin Moore Westwood Tan 256 vs Benjamin Moore Barley Grass 271Benjamin Moore Westwood Tan 256
LRV: 44.54%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 44.4%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#C9B37Acopy color code
RGB Decimal201, 179, 122copy color code
RGB Percent78.82%, 70.20%, 47.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 43° Saturation: 39.3% Value: 78.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(43, 42, 63)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 10.95 Yellow: 39.3 Key: 21.18copy color code
YIQY: 179.08 I: 31.426 Q: -13.085copy color code
XYZX: 43.721 Y: 46.065 Z: 24.995copy color code
CIE LabL:73.587 a:-0.182 b:32.0copy color code
CIE LuvL:73.587 u:17.366 v:41.802copy color code
Decimal13218682copy color code
Hunter lab67.871, -3.788, 25.674copy color code
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