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Benjamin Moore African Violet (2116-50) Paint Color


Color Name: African Violet (2116-50)
Hex Color Code: #C1B9C4
RGB Color Code: RGB(193, 185, 196)
CMYK Values*: 1.5%, 5.6%, 0.0%, 23.1%





About African Violet (2116-50) color - its meaning and example


What color is African Violet (2116-50)?

African Violet (2116-50) color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for African Violet (2116-50) is #C1B9C4, and the RGB color code is RGB(193, 185, 196).

In the RGB color model, African Violet (2116-50) has a red value of 193, a green value of 185, and a blue value of 196. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 1.5% cyan, 5.6% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 23.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 283.6° (degrees), 8.5 % saturation, and 74.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, African Violet (2116-50) has a hue of 283.6° (degrees), 5.6 % saturation and 76.9 % brightness/value.


African Violet (2116-50) is cool or warm?

The color African Violet (2116-50) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of African Violet (2116-50)?

African Violet (2116-50) has an LRV of nearly 50. By LRV value, it is a medium light color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.



Dark Color

African Violet (2116-50)

Light Color


Compare LRV 50 of African Violet (2116-50) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 50 puts Benjamin Moore African Violet (2116-50) paint color in the medium category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


African Violet (2116-50) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(193, 185, 196)
Red
193 (75.7%)
Green
185 (72.5%)
Blue
196 (76.9%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
1.53%
Magenta
5.61%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
23.14%

HSL

HSL(283.64deg, 8.5 %, 74.7 %)

Hue
283.64°
Saturation
8.53 %.
Lightness
74.71 %.

RYB

RYB(29, 49, 48)
Red
29 (11.3%)
Yellow
49 (19.0%)
Blue
48 (19.0%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
283.64°
Saturation
5.61 %.
Brightness / Value
76.86 %.

HWB

H: 283.64°

W: 72.55 %

B: 23.14 %

XYZ

X : 49.31

Y : 50.02

Z : 59.28

YXY

Y1 : 50.02

X : 0.31

Y2 : 0.32

CMY

C : 24.31%

M : 27.45%

Y : 23.14%


LRV

~ 50 %

Munsell Color System

6.8P 7.5/1.1

CIE-Lab

L : 76.08

A : 4.84

B : -4.55

CIE-Lch

L : 76.08

C : 6.64

H : 316.8

CIE-Luv

L : 76.08

U : 3.89

V : -7.68

Hunter-Lab

L : 70.73

A : 0.67

B : -0.19






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to African Violet (2116-50) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the colors similar to African Violet (2116-50) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



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ΔE - 7.20 (92.8% similar)
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ΔE - 7.27 (92.7% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone TCX


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RAL Design


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Pantone PMS


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PANTONE 5305 C
ΔE - 3.81 (96.2% similar)
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ΔE - 3.89 (96.1% similar)
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PANTONE 9363 C
ΔE - 4.80 (95.2% similar)
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PANTONE 5295 C
ΔE - 4.82 (95.2% similar)


British Standard 4800


African Violet (2116-50) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of African Violet (2116-50) to British Standard 4800


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BS 22-B-19 - Soft Bleu
ΔE - 4.77 (95.2% similar)
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ΔE - 5.97 (94.0% similar)
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BS 22-C-35 - Purple
ΔE - 7.18 (92.8% similar)
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ΔE - 7.23 (92.8% similar)





Paint similar to African Violet (2116-50) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to African Violet (2116-50) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Benjamin Moore


African Violet (2116-50) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of African Violet (2116-50) to Benjamin Moore


#C3C2D0
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ΔE - 3.81 (96.2% similar)
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ΔE - 4.26 (95.7% similar)
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Easter Ribbon (1381)
ΔE - 4.70 (95.3% similar)


Sherwin Williams


African Violet (2116-50) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of African Violet (2116-50) to Sherwin Williams


#C5C0C9
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ΔE - 2.35 (97.7% similar)
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ΔE - 3.73 (96.3% similar)
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Sensitive Tint (SW 6267)
ΔE - 5.66 (94.3% similar)
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Rhapsody Lilac (SW 6828)
ΔE - 5.73 (94.3% similar)


PPG Paints


African Violet (2116-50) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of African Violet (2116-50) to PPG Paints


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ΔE - 2.44 (97.6% similar)
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ΔE - 3.93 (96.1% similar)
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ΔE - 4.66 (95.3% similar)
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Shy Violet (PPG1177-3)
ΔE - 5.15 (94.9% similar)





Behr


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Romantic Poetry (S100-2)
ΔE - 2.50 (97.5% similar)
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ΔE - 3.38 (96.6% similar)
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ΔE - 3.59 (96.4% similar)
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ΔE - 4.54 (95.5% similar)


Valspar


African Violet (2116-50) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of African Violet (2116-50) to Valspar


#C7C5CC
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ΔE - 4.44 (95.6% similar)
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ΔE - 4.61 (95.4% similar)
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A Stitch in Time (8003-48B)
ΔE - 5.13 (94.9% similar)
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Purpling Dawn (1001-6B)
ΔE - 5.33 (94.7% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


African Violet (2116-50) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of African Violet (2116-50) to Dunn-Edwards


#B8B8CB
Winter Dusk (DE 5933)
ΔE - 4.56 (95.4% similar)
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ΔE - 5.02 (95.0% similar)
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Silver Bullet (DE 6381)
ΔE - 5.65 (94.3% similar)
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Madder Blue (DE 5926)
ΔE - 6.15 (93.9% similar)








Color Combinations


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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Example Color Images and Mockup


African Violet (2116-50) - #C1B9C4 Color Images and Patterns


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