Benjamin Moore Wythe Gold CW-420 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Wythe Gold paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-420. 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:Wythe Gold CW-420
Color code:CW-420
Color name:Wythe Gold
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore Wythe Gold reviews

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What are Benjamin Moore Wythe Gold undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#D4BC7F

RGB code:

212, 188, 127

Is Benjamin Moore Wythe Gold CW-420 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

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

CW-420 Wythe Gold HSL code: 43, 50%, 66%

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 Wythe Gold:

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

Wythe Gold CW-420 vs Honeymoon AF-345

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore Wythe Gold CW-420 vs Benjamin Moore Honeymoon AF-345Open Wythe Gold CW-420
LRV: 50.17%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 50.63%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Wythe Gold CW-420 vs Buena Vista Gold 209

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Wythe Gold CW-420 vs Benjamin Moore Buena Vista Gold 209Open Wythe Gold CW-420
LRV: 50.17%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 48.95%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Wythe Gold

Wythe Gold CW-420 has an LRV of 50.17% 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 50.17% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#D4BC7Fcopy color code
RGB Decimal212, 188, 127copy color code
RGB Percent83.14%, 73.73%, 49.80%copy color code
HSVHue: 43° Saturation: 40.09% Value: 83.14%copy color code
HSLhsl(43, 50, 66)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 11.32 Yellow: 40.09 Key: 16.86copy color code
YIQY: 188.222 I: 33.904 Q: -13.906copy color code
XYZX: 48.966 Y: 51.498 Z: 27.434copy color code
CIE LabL:76.98 a:0.052 b:33.99copy color code
CIE LuvL:76.98 u:18.902 v:44.546copy color code
Decimal13941887copy color code
Hunter lab71.762, -3.785, 27.568copy color code
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