1486

Benjamin Moore Winterwood

Benjamin Moore Winterwood 1486 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Winterwood paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1486. 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:Winterwood 1486
Color code:1486
Color name:Winterwood
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Winterwood

Winterwood 1486 has an LRV of 50.95% 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 50.95% 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 Winterwood undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#C1BFB1

RGB code:

193, 191, 177

Is Benjamin Moore Winterwood 1486 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 53° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1486 Winterwood HSL code: 53, 11%, 73%

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 Winterwood:

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

Winterwood 1486 vs Himalayan Trek 1542

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore Winterwood 1486 vs Benjamin Moore Himalayan Trek 1542Benjamin Moore Winterwood 1486
LRV: 50.95%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 47.05%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Winterwood 1486 vs Hazelwood 1005

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore Winterwood 1486 vs Benjamin Moore Hazelwood 1005Benjamin Moore Winterwood 1486
LRV: 50.95%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 48.88%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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FormatCode
HEX#C1BFB1copy color code
RGB Decimal193, 191, 177copy color code
RGB Percent75.69%, 74.90%, 69.41%copy color code
HSVHue: 53° Saturation: 8.29% Value: 75.69%copy color code
HSLhsl(53, 11, 73)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.04 Yellow: 8.29 Key: 24.31copy color code
YIQY: 190.002 I: 5.691 Q: -3.934copy color code
XYZX: 48.557 Y: 51.774 Z: 49.018copy color code
CIE LabL:77.145 a:-1.781 b:7.312copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.145 u:1.945 v:10.974copy color code
Decimal12697521copy color code
Hunter lab71.954, -5.461, 9.977copy color code