Benjamin Moore White Heron

Benjamin Moore White Heron OC-57 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full White Heron paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful OC-57. 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 Heron OC-57
Color code:OC-57
Color name:White Heron
Brand:Benjamin Moore

OC-57 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore White Heron Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore White Heron Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore White Heron Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Kitchen Cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore White Heron reviews

  • Oc-57 Wall Panelling
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  • Benjamin Moore White Heron Roof
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  • White Heron Master Bathroom
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  • Bm White Heron Bathroom
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  • Oc-57 Wall Paint
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  • Oc-57 Entry Hallway
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  • Hallway
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of White Heron

White Heron OC-57 has an LRV of 86.69% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all 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 86.69% 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 Heron undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore White Heron 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

HEX value:


RGB code:

240, 241, 234

Is Benjamin Moore White Heron OC-57 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 69° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

OC-57 White Heron HSL code: 69, 20%, 93%

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 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 White Heron:

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.

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 Heron OC-57 vs Cloud White OC-130

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore White Heron OC-57 vs Benjamin Moore Cloud White OC-130Open White Heron OC-57
LRV: 86.69%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 85.05%
White color
Temperature: warm

White Heron OC-57 vs Steam AF-15

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 White Heron OC-57 vs Benjamin Moore Steam AF-15Open White Heron OC-57
LRV: 86.69%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 84.2%
White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F0F1EAcopy color code
RGB Decimal240, 241, 234copy color code
RGB Percent94.12%, 94.51%, 91.76%copy color code
HSVHue: 69° Saturation: 2.9% Value: 94.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(69, 20, 93)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.41 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 2.9 Key: 5.49copy color code
YIQY: 239.903 I: 1.654 Q: -2.39copy color code
XYZX: 82.238 Y: 87.376 Z: 90.353copy color code
CIE LabL:94.898 a:-1.56 b:3.261copy color code
CIE LuvL:94.898 u:-0.179 v:5.267copy color code
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Hunter lab93.475, -6.54, 8.124copy color code
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