OC-131

Benjamin Moore White Down

Benjamin Moore White Down OC-131 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full White Down paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful OC-131. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:White Down OC-131
Color code:OC-131
Color name:White Down
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of White Down

White Down OC-131 has an LRV of 76.69% and refers to Off-White colors that reflect a lot of 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 76.69% 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 White Down undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore White Down 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#EBE6D7

RGB code:

235, 230, 215

Is Benjamin Moore White Down OC-131 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 45° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

OC-131 White Down HSL code: 45, 33%, 88%

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 Grey 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 White Down:

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

White Down OC-131 vs Seashell OC-120

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Benjamin Moore White Down OC-131 vs Benjamin Moore Seashell OC-120Open White Down OC-131
LRV: 76.69%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 79.82%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

White Down OC-131 vs Dove Wing OC-18

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore White Down OC-131 vs Benjamin Moore Dove Wing OC-18Open White Down OC-131
LRV: 76.69%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 77.52%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#EBE6D7copy color code
RGB Decimal235, 230, 215copy color code
RGB Percent92.16%, 90.20%, 84.31%copy color code
HSVHue: 45° Saturation: 8.51% Value: 92.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(45, 33, 88)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.13 Yellow: 8.51 Key: 7.84copy color code
YIQY: 229.785 I: 7.8 Q: -3.61copy color code
XYZX: 74.821 Y: 79.163 Z: 75.61copy color code
CIE LabL:91.308 a:-0.864 b:7.906copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.308 u:3.733 v:12.012copy color code
Decimal15460055copy color code
Hunter lab88.973, -5.596, 11.897copy color code
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